Italy vs. Norway: Goals and Highlights from Euro 2016 Qualifier

Tom Webb@@tomwebby92UK Staff WriterOctober 13, 2015

ROME, ITALY - OCTOBER 13:  Alexander Tettey of Norway scores the opening goal during the UEFA EURO 2016 Qualifier between Italy and Norway on October 13, 2015 in Rome, Italy.  (Photo by Maurizio Lagana/Getty Images)
Maurizio Lagana/Getty Images

Italy and Norway squared up in their final Euro 2016 qualifier with both sides looking to finish top of Group H.

Despite the lofty status of the hosts, it was Norway who drew first blood, Norwich midfielder Alex Tettey firing through a box full of bodies to put the visitors ahead.

#Tettey goal #volley... Italy 0-1 #Norway pic.twitter.com/YcrO6tkxDX

— The Football Zone (@ronaldoforde) October 13, 2015

Italy levelled after 73 minutes, Alessandro Florenzi capitalising on some hesitant Norwegian defending to stab home.

GOAL! #ITANOR 1-1 . It was messy and sloppy for #Norway but #Florenzi finds the net! https://t.co/OUL9cUu8Vu #ITA

— GazzettaWorld (@GazzettaWorld) October 13, 2015

And nine minutes later the hosts took the lead, Graziano Pelle finishing brilliantly at the back post.

Elsewhere Pelle has put Italy 2-1 up v Norway; fine finish http://t.co/oW5uzGavoB

— Sam (@samuelJayC) October 13, 2015

2-1 was how it finished in Rome, Italy coming from behind to secure top spot in their qualifying group.


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