Suara.com – Following are the complete results of last night’s EURO 2024 Qualification, Monday (16/10/2023) early morning WIB, which presents a series of matches continuing in the group stage. Spain silenced Norway until Wales beat Croatia.
The Spanish national team ensured that they qualified for the EURO 2024 finals after achieving a narrow 1-0 victory over Norway in the Group A qualifying match which took place at the Ullevaal Stadium, Oslo, Norway.
Gavi, a midfielder from Barcelona, became the hero by scoring the only goal in this match in the 49th minute.
Spanish national team midfielder, Gavi, celebrates after scoring a goal against Norway on the sixth matchday of Group A EURO 2024 Qualification at Ullevaal Stadium, Oslo, Norway, Monday (16/10/2023) early morning WIB. That was the only goal scored in the match.
Even though they played as the visiting team, Spain dominated the match and blocked the Norwegian defense.
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However, in the first half, Norway, strengthened by Erling Haaland and Martin Odegaard, appeared strong in defense, so Spain had difficulty converting opportunities into goals.
The winning goal was finally created at the start of the second half through Gavi’s action. He took advantage of the rebound in the penalty box and successfully broke into the opponent’s goal.
This result ensures that Spain is at the top of Group A with 15 points from six matches, equal to Scotland but superior on goal difference.
Even though there are still two preliminary matches remaining, the points obtained by Spain and Scotland cannot be caught up by the bottom three teams in this group, namely Norway (10 points, 7 matches), Georgia (7 points, 6 matches), and Cyprus (0 points, 7 matches).
In another match, Wales managed to beat third place in the 2022 World Cup, Croatia. They narrowly won 2-1 on the sixth matchday of Group D.
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Wales took a two-goal lead through Harry Wilson who scored a brace thanks to his goals in the 47th and 60th minutes. Croatia was only able to get one goal back through Mario Pasalic 15 minutes later.
This victory puts Wales in tight competition with Croatia to win a ticket to automatically qualify for the EURO 2024 finals.
They are temporarily in second place with a collection of 10 points from six matches, on par with Croatia who sit one strip below them.
Considering that Turkey, who is at the top of the standings with 16 points from seven matches, has certainly qualified, Croatia and Wales now have to elbow each other to secure one remaining ticket in the last two qualifying matches.
EURO 2024 Qualification Results, Monday (16/10/2023) early morning WIB:
Norway 0-1 Spain
Poland 1-1 Moldova
Romania 5-0 Andorra
Turkey 4-0 Latvia
Wales 2-1 Croatia