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SportLe Sommer penalty puts France on brink of last 16

01:00  13 june  2019
01:00  13 june  2019 Source:   reuters.com

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Le Sommer penalty puts France on brink of last 16© Reuters/JEAN-PAUL PELISSIER Women's World Cup - Group A - France v Norway

NICE, France (Reuters) - France took a big step toward the last 16 of the women's World Cup after Eugenie Le Sommer's penalty earned the tournament hosts a 2-1 victory against Norway on Wednesday.

Le Sommer struck from the spot after Wendie Renard's own goal had canceled out Valerie Gauvin's opener for France at the start of the second half.

The victory put Corinne Diacre's team top of Group A with a maximum six points.

Norway, the 1995 champions, are second on three points, ahead of Nigeria on goal difference after the African champions won 2-0 against South Korea, who are bottom with no points.

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Eugénie Anne Claudine Le Sommer (born 18 May 1989) is a French football player who plays for French club Olympique Lyon of the Division 1 Féminine.

Switzerland were on the brink of the Euro 2016 last 16 on Wednesday after they salvaged a 1-1 draw against Romania in a lively Group A clash at the Parc des Princes. Hosts France , on three points, will be the first team to reach Romania, however, scored with their first chance. STANCU PENALTY .

Norway play South Korea in their final encounter while France need a draw against Nigeria in their last group game to advance as group winners.

Norway were on the back foot early on before stepping up a gear after 10 minutes, threatening on the break while the French defense showed signs of nerves.

Norway had a clear chance in the 14th minute when Ingrid Engen's header from a corner was deflected over the bar by Amel Majri.

Les Bleues enjoyed more possession and were rewarded for their efforts a minute into the second half when Gauvin, who had started the opening game on the bench, tapped home from Majri's cross.

Yet eight minutes later, Renard deflected Isabell Herlovsen's cross into her own net.

It was all forgotten in the 72nd minute, however, as France were awarded a penalty following a VAR review after Marion Torrent was kicked in the area by Engen.

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France took the lead in the eighth minute off a penalty kick and just a minute later, Eugénie Le Sommer used her speed to sprint onto a long ball by Wendie Renard. Last year’s SheBelieves Cup matchup between these sides was a tight one with the USA firing 10 shots to France ’s eight.

France was the colonizing power of Senegal. We were the immigrant sons of that France .” Yuya Osako won a bouncing ball to begin a sequence that led to the red card and the penalty . Sanchez blocked Shinji Kagawa’s shot with his extended right arm and was ejected.

Le Sommer coolly converted the spot kick to send the Allianz Riviera stadium into raptures, netting her fifth World Cup goal to equal Marie-Laure Delie as France's all-time top scorer in the tournament.

(Writing by Julien Pretot; Editing by Toby Davis)

Le Sommer penalty puts France on brink of last 16
Le Sommer penalty puts France on brink of last 16
Le Sommer penalty puts France on brink of last 16
Le Sommer penalty puts France on brink of last 16

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