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Serbia beat Norway to set up Scotland showdown

Serbia celebrate as Erling Haaland watches on
Serbia will be at home for their play-off final with Scotland

Serbia will face Scotland for a place at Euro 2020 after Sergej Milinkovic-Savic's extra-time goal defeated Norway in the play-off semi-finals.

The Lazio midfielder netted for the second time in the game 12 minutes into the added 30 to settle the tie.

His first goal, coming nine minutes before the end of normal time, had looked like the winner.

But Mathias Normann levelled with two minutes to go to keep Norway alive until Milinkovic-Savic's decisive blow.

It means Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland will be unable to build on his ever-growing reputation at club level on the international stage next summer.

Serbia's opponents in the play-off final, Scotland, required a penalty shootout to see off Israel at Hampden Park.

Line-ups

Norway

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Jarstein
  • 14ElabdellaouiSubstituted forThorsbyat 116'minutes
  • 4ReginiussenSubstituted forStrandbergat 90'minutes
  • 3Ajer
  • 2AleesamiSubstituted forLinnesat 105'minutes
  • 10ØdegaardSubstituted forElyounoussiat 111'minutes
  • 15Berge
  • 19HenriksenSubstituted forNormannat 45'minutesBooked at 47mins
  • 8JohansenSubstituted forKingat 66'minutes
  • 9Sørloth
  • 23Haaland

Substitutes

  • 5Rosted
  • 6Strandberg
  • 7King
  • 11Elyounoussi
  • 12Hansen
  • 13Rossbach
  • 16Svensson
  • 17Linnes
  • 18Midtsjø
  • 20Hauge
  • 21Normann
  • 22Thorsby

Serbia

Formation 3-5-2

  • 12Rajkovic
  • 5Milenkovic
  • 13Mitrovic
  • 11Kolarov
  • 17LazovicSubstituted forGacinovicat 105'minutes
  • 10TadicBooked at 118minsSubstituted forLukicat 119'minutes
  • 6MaksimovicSubstituted forMilivojevicat 80'minutesBooked at 90mins
  • 8Gudelj
  • 19RisticBooked at 60mins
  • 21DjuricicSubstituted forMilinkovic-Savicat 80'minutes
  • 9Mitrovic

Substitutes

  • 1Dmitrovic
  • 2Veljkovic
  • 3Mladenovic
  • 4Milivojevic
  • 7Radonjic
  • 14Gacinovic
  • 15Vlahovic
  • 16Lukic
  • 18Jovic
  • 20Milinkovic-Savic
  • 22Ljajic
  • 23Rockov
Referee:
Daniele Orsato
Attendance:
200

Match Stats

Home TeamNorwayAway TeamSerbia
Possession
Home51%
Away49%
Shots
Home9
Away18
Shots on Target
Home3
Away9
Corners
Home10
Away4
Fouls
Home12
Away12

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Norway 1, Serbia 2.

  2. Post update

    Second Half Extra Time ends, Norway 1, Serbia 2.

  3. Post update

    Offside, Norway. Mathias Normann tries a through ball, but Kristoffer Ajer is caught offside.

  4. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Martin Linnes (Norway) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  5. Substitution

    Substitution, Serbia. Sasa Lukic replaces Dusan Tadic.

  6. Booking

    Dusan Tadic (Serbia) is shown the yellow card.

  7. Post update

    Corner, Norway. Conceded by Aleksandar Kolarov.

  8. Substitution

    Substitution, Norway. Morten Thorsby replaces Omar Elabdellaoui.

  9. Post update

    Corner, Norway. Conceded by Nikola Milenkovic.

  10. Substitution

    Substitution, Norway. Mohamed Elyounoussi replaces Martin Ødegaard.

  11. Post update

    Alexander Sørloth (Norway) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  12. Post update

    Foul by Nikola Milenkovic (Serbia).

  13. Post update

    Corner, Serbia. Conceded by Omar Elabdellaoui.

  14. Post update

    Attempt saved. Aleksandar Kolarov (Serbia) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

  15. Post update

    Hand ball by Stefan Strandberg (Norway).

  16. Post update

    Foul by Martin Linnes (Norway).

  17. Post update

    Mijat Gacinovic (Serbia) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  18. Substitution

    Substitution, Norway. Martin Linnes replaces Haitam Aleesami.

  19. Substitution

    Substitution, Serbia. Mijat Gacinovic replaces Darko Lazovic.

  20. Post update

    Second Half Extra Time begins Norway 1, Serbia 2.

As It Stood

A

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1England87013763121
2Czech Rep85031311215
3Kosovo83231316-311
4Bulgaria8134617-116
5Montenegro8035322-193

B

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Ukraine86201741320
2Portugal85212261617
3Serbia84221717014
4Luxembourg8116716-94
5Lithuania8017525-201

C

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Germany87013072321
2Netherlands86112471719
3Northern Ireland8413913-413
4Belarus8116416-124
5Estonia8017226-241

D

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Switzerland85211961317
2Denmark84402361716
3R. of Ireland834175213
4Georgia8224711-48
5Gibraltar8008331-280

E

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Croatia85211771017
2Wales8422106414
3Slovakia84131311213
4Hungary8404811-312
5Azerbaijan8017518-131

F

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Spain108203152626
2Sweden106312391421
3Norway104511911817
4Romania104241715214
5Faroe Islands10109430-263
6Malta10109327-243

G

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Poland108111851325
2Austria106131991019
3North Macedonia104241213-114
4Slovenia104241611514
5Israel103251618-211
6Latvia10109328-253

H

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1France108112561925
2Turkey107211831523
3Iceland106131411319
4Albania104151614213
5Andorra10118320-174
6Moldova10109426-223

I

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Belgium1010004033730
2Football Union of Russia108023382524
3Scotland105051619-315
4Cyprus103161520-510
5Kazakhstan103161317-410
6San Marino100010151-500

J

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Italy1010003743330
2Finland106041610618
3Greece104241214-214
4Bos-Herze104152017313
5Armenia103161425-1110
6Liechtenstein10028231-292
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