Germany beats Norway 1-0 in Euro final
July 28, 2013
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SOLNA, Sweden (AP) - Germany beat Norway 1-0 Sunday to win its eighth women's European championship in front of a record 41,000 spectators.
Celia Okoyino da Mbabi raced down the left wing and passed to substitute Anja Mittag, who scored in the 49th minute.
Norway failed to score with two penalties. Germany goalkeeper Nadine Angerer saved Trine Ronning's kick in the 29th and again denied Solveig Gulbrandsen in the 61st.
Germany has won the last six European tournaments. It defeated Sweden 1-0 in the semifinals, and Norway beat Denmark 4-2 on penalties.
Organizers said they sold a record 210,000 tickets for tournament matches.
The Associated Press News Service
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