Euro 2017 qualifier: Norway women 4-0 Wales women

By Simon DaviesBBC Radio Wales in Alesund
Ada Hegerberg
Ada Hegerberg scored Norway's second goal

Wales women suffered another setback in their hopes of qualifying for Euro 2017 with a comprehensive defeat by Norway in Aalesund.

The home side took a deserved lead through Isabell Herlovsen, who finished from close range after goalkeeper Alice Evans spilled a long-distance shot.

Norway made it 2-0 with a fine close-range header from Ada Hegerberg.

Herlovsen got her second with a well taken volley and, in injury time, captain Maren Mjelde claimed a fourth.

It means Wales have lost their opening two games in their bid to qualify for the finals in the Netherlands after an opening 3-0 defeat by Austria.

Norway have overtaken Austria at the top of Group 8 while Wales remain bottom.

Wales manager Jayne Ludlow told BBC Radio Wales:

"We're not focusing on the result. We've come here against a really good team who are one of the top teams in the game, and we've competed.

"I'm actually happy. It sounds a bit strange but the performance the girls put in was not reflected in the scoreline."

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Friday 23rd October 2015

As It Stood

A

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Scotland2200100106
2Iceland22006066
3Slovenia Women21013303
4Macedonia Women100104-40
5Belarus Women3003012-120

B

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Finland Women22003036
2Portugal00000000
3Spain00000000
4Montenegro Women100101-10
5R. of Ireland Wom100102-20

C

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Greece Women11004133
2France11003033
3Ukraine Women10102201
4Romania Women201125-31
5Albania Women100114-30

D

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Sweden22006066
2Denmark11004043
3Poland Women210123-13
4Slovakia Women100102-20
5Moldova Women200207-70

E

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Germany3300150159
2Croatia Women21014223
3Hungary Women2101112-113
4Russia100102-20
5Turkey Women200215-40

F

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Italy11006153
2Czech Rep Wom11003033
3N Ireland Wom00000000
4Switzerland00000000
5Georgia Women200219-80

G

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1England11008083
2Belgium11006063
3Serbia Women11001013
4Bos-Herze Wom210146-23
5Estonia Women3003013-130

H

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Norway22008086
2Austria22005056
3Israel Women10100001
4Kazakhstan Women301206-61
5Wales200207-70
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