Football: World Cup - Brazil 1 Norway 2

Wednesday 24 June 1998 23:02


Goal: Bebeto 78

Yellow cards: 0

Red cards: 0

Corners: 4

Offside: 4

Free-kicks (against): 8

Coach: Mario Zagallo

Goals: T A Flo 83, Rekdal pen 89

Yellow cards: 2 (Leonhardsen, Mykland)

Red cards: 0

Corners: 4

Offside: 1

Free-kicks (against): 20

Coach: Egil Olsen

Running commentary

1 min: Rekdal blazes over from 20 yards.

4 min: Leonhardsen breaks into the Brazilian box, first touch lets him down.

11 min: Denilson fires in shot from the left edge of the area but it goes wide.

14 min: Cafu shoots wide.

24 min: Eggen makes crucial challenge on Ronaldo with the No 9 heading for goal.

27 min: Leonhardsen screws a left-foot shot wide from 15 yards.

28 min: Stinging shot by Tore Andre Flo flies straight into Taffarel's arms.

34min: Rekdal shoots powerfully from 25 yards but too high.

39 min: Ronaldo wins free-kick 25 yards out, Leonardo curler goes harmlessly over.

50 min: Eggen meets Bjornebye corner but cannot control header.

52 min: Leonhardsen's foul on Leonardo brings first yellow card of match.

58 min: Mykland is second Norwegian cautioned after foul on Roberto Carlos.

73 min: Tore Andre Flo drags shot wide.

78 min: Bebeto heads Brazil into the lead.

83 min: Tore Andre Flo strikes a well-placed shot past Taffarel to equalise.

89 min: Norway snatch victory after T A Flo wins questionable penalty. Rekdal converts.

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