France recovered from a horrible personal intention to beat Norway 2-1 on Wednesday as the host nation remained undefeated at the Women’s Earth Cup.
Eugenie Le Sommer scored the winner from the penalty place in the 72nd minute immediately after video evaluate determined Ingrid Syrstad Engen had fouled Marion Torrent in the location.
Valerie Gauvin, benched in France’s opening 4- get over South Korea, broke the deadlock following halftime but Norway tied when Wendie Renard turned a cross into her individual internet.
Renard, thought of one particular of the greatest defenders in the globe, appeared to be in tears as she lifted her deal with to the sky in anguish.
France moved 3 points forward of Norway in Team A. Nigeria was also three details at the rear of France, which is vying to turn into the very first country to maintain both the men’s and women’s Earth Cup titles at the identical time.
Norway, which gained the competitiveness in 1995, is taking part in without Ada Hegerberg. The 2018 FIFA Ballon d’Or winner stepped down from the nationwide team simply because of what she says are differences in the way the federation treats the men’s and women’s teams.