Norway knocks South Korea out of World Cup with 2-1 victory

  • Norway's Caroline Graham Hansen, left, is congratulated by Norway coach Martin Sjogren after scoring her team's first goal during the Women's World Cup Group A soccer match between Norway and South Korea at the Stade Auguste-Delaune in Reims, France, Monday, June 17, 2019.

    Norway's Caroline Graham Hansen, left, is congratulated by Norway coach Martin Sjogren after scoring her team's first goal during the Women's World Cup Group A soccer match between Norway and South Korea at the Stade Auguste-Delaune in Reims, France, Monday, June 17, 2019. Associated Press

  • Norway's Caroline Graham Hansen, left, reacts as she is fouled in the penalty box by South Korea's Kang Chae-rim during the Women's World Cup Group A soccer match between Norway and South Korea at the Stade Auguste-Delaune in Reims, France, Monday, June 17, 2019.

    Norway's Caroline Graham Hansen, left, reacts as she is fouled in the penalty box by South Korea's Kang Chae-rim during the Women's World Cup Group A soccer match between Norway and South Korea at the Stade Auguste-Delaune in Reims, France, Monday, June 17, 2019. Associated Press

  • Norway's Isabell Herlovsen, right, kicks the ball clear of South Korea's Moon Mi-ra, and Kang Chae-rim, bottom, during the Women's World Cup Group A soccer match between Norway and South Korea at the Stade Auguste-Delaune in Reims, France, Monday, June 17, 2019.

    Norway's Isabell Herlovsen, right, kicks the ball clear of South Korea's Moon Mi-ra, and Kang Chae-rim, bottom, during the Women's World Cup Group A soccer match between Norway and South Korea at the Stade Auguste-Delaune in Reims, France, Monday, June 17, 2019. Associated Press

 
 

REIMS, France -- Norway knocked South Korea out of the Women's World Cup by scoring on two penalties in a 2-1 victory Monday.

Caroline Graham Hansen scored after five minutes and Isabell Herlovsen beat goalkeeper Kim Min-jung from the spot six minutes into the second half.

Yeo Min-ji converted in the 78th minute but couldn't spark a South Korean comeback.

South Korea went 0-3 in France with one goal while allowing eight. Norway advanced to the round of 16 as runners up in Group A, which was won by host nation France.

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