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Norway hands Germany shock defeat
July 18th, 2013 12:46AM

TAGS:  germany, netherlands, norway


[EURO 2013] Ingvild Isaksen's goal gave Norway a 1-0 win over Germany to end the Germans' unbeaten streak of 59 games in the European Women's Championships (qualifying and finals) dating back more than 17 years. In the other Group B match, Florida State's Dagny Brynjarsdttir header was the winner in Iceland's 1-0 victory over the Netherlands -- its first win ever at the European Women's Championships and good enough for third place behind Norway and Germany and a berth in the quarterfinals.

VIDEO: Norway-Germany | Iceland-Netherlands

Germany will now face Italy in Vaxjo on Sunday after losing to Norway in a game it dominated.

Isaksen scored her first international goal when she blasted a rebound of a Norwegian free kick off a German defender and past goalie Nadine Angerer.

EURO 2013:
Group A

July 10
Italy 0 Finland 0
Sweden 1 Denmark 1
VIDEO: Sweden-Denmark | Italy-Finland
July 13
Italy 2 Denmark 1
Sweden 5 Finland 0
VIDEO: Sweden-Finland | Italy-Denmark
July 16
Denmark 1 Finland 1
Sweden 3 Italy 1
VIDEO: Sweden-Italy | Denmark-Finland
Final Standings: Sweden 7 points; Italy 4; Denmark 2 (3-4); Finland 2 (1-5).

Group B
July 11
Norway 1 Iceland 1
Germany 0 Netherlands 0
VIDEO: Germany-Netherlands | Iceland-Norway
July 14
Norway 1 Netherlands 0
Germany 3 Iceland 0
VIDEO: Norway-Netherlands | Germany-Iceland
July 17

Iceland 1 Netherlands 0
Norway 1 Germany 0
Final Standings: Sweden 7 points; Germany 4 (3-1); Iceland 4 (2-4); Netherlands 1.

Group C
July 12
France 3 Russia 1
Spain 3 England 2
VIDEO: Spain-England | France-Russia
July 15
England 1 Russia 1
France 1 Spain 0
England-Russia | France-Spain
July 18

France-England (ESPN3, live), 2:15 pm. ET
Russia-Spain (ESPN3, live), 2:15 pm. ET

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