2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup Round of 16: Germany, Norway advance
Australia fell to Norway in penalties
Germany midfielder Sara Dabritz (13) celebrates with forward Melanie Leupolz (18). (Photo credit: Alex Martin/Presse Sports via USA TODAY Sports)
Germany midfielder Sara Dabritz (13) celebrates with forward Melanie Leupolz (18). (Photo credit: Alex Martin/Presse Sports via USA TODAY Sports)
Germany 3 | Nigeria 0

Germany earned their fourth clean sheet of the tournament and advanced to the quarterfinals with a 3-0 win over Nigeria. Alexandra PoppSara Däbritz and Lea Schüller scored in the win. Germany will play the winner of Sweden vs. Canada in the quarterfinals on June 29.

 

Norway 1 | Australia 1 (Norway win on penalties 4-1)

Norway advanced to the quarterfinals, knocking out Australia in penalty kicks. Isabell Herlovsen gave Norway the lead in the 31st minute. Australia pushed for an equalizer and got one in the 83rd minute. Reign FC midfielder Elise Kellond-Knight scored an Olimpico goal to push the game to extra time.

In extra time, Orlando Pride defender Alanna Kennedy was issued a straight red card in the 104th minute. Australia hung on to force penalty kicks. Caroline Graham Hansen, Guro Reiten, Maren Mjelde and Ingrid Syrstad Engen converted from the spot for Norway. For Australia, Chicago Red Stars forward Sam Kerr missed and Emily Gielnik had her shot saved. Reign FC defender Steph Catley converted before Norway won on Engen’s kick.

Norway will play the winner of England vs. Cameroon in the quarterfinals on June 27.

 

 

 

 

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