Four goals in ten minutes as Brazil Women beat Norway

Norway v Brazil - International friendly
Ingrid Syrstad Engen (7 Norway) battle for the ball with Brazil’s Geyse Ferreira. (Ane Frosaker/SPP)

A rush of goals around the midway point led to a 4-1 victory for Brazil over Norway in Oslo during the current international break.

Adriana Leal opened the scoring two minutes before half time, Beatriz doubled the lead two minutes after the restart. Anna Josendal quickly replied but Beatriz struck again in the 52nd minute, with Jaqueline later adding a fourth.

Sweden led for much of the match in Spain but were pegged back late on in a 1-1 draw. Rebecka Blomqvist scored in the first quarter of an hour, with Marta Cardona levelling after 83 minutes.

Alexandra Popp scored just before and after the interval, as Germany beat France 2-1, Viviane Asseyi pulling a goal back from the penalty spot with five minutes left.

Germany v France - Women's International Friendly
Lea Schuller of Germany shoots while under pressure from Aissatou Tounkara of France. (Photo by Thomas Eisenhuth/Getty Images)

Czech Republic, whom England host at Brighton on Tuesday, drew 3-3 with Hungary. Andrea Staskova hit a hat-trick for the hosts, her third goal coming after Hungary had turned the game round with a Sara Pusztai double and a Fanny Vago penalty, while their earlier spot-kick by Anna Julia Csiki was missed.

Canada won 2-0 against Argentina, with both goals coming after the 58th-minute red card for Marina Delgado. Vanesa Santana made the breakthrough ten minutes later, Cloe Lacasse later securing the win.

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