England end 2022 unbeaten but Norway battle back for draw despite red card

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  • England 1-1 Norway (Daly 33; Maanum 80)

The Lionesses signed off on a successful year, ending 2022 unbeaten with a 1-1 draw against 10-player Norway. Rachel Daly’s first-half goal was cancelled out by Frida Maanum late on as the final international break came to a close.

It had been 127 days since these two last met on that memorable summer’s evening in Brighton. That day, Sarina Wiegman’s side subjected Norway to an 8-0 drubbing on their way to winning the European Championship. This was a much closer affair as Norway, now under the management of Hege Riise, presented more solidity and defensive nous.

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Written by Sophie Downey at the Pinatar Arena
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/football/2022/nov/15/england-norway-womens-international-friendly under the title “England end 2022 unbeaten but Norway battle back for draw despite red card”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.