Nicole Bille's header gave Austria their first ever win over Norway

Austria 1-0 Norway: Nicole Bille’s first goal at a European Championships secures her nation’s first EVER win over Scandinavian heavyweights to qualify for quarter-finals in second behind Lionesses

  • Nicole Billa opened the scoring in the 37th minute with a well-timed header 
  • Austria will now play the Germany as the winners of Group B in the next round 
  • Elsewhere in Group A England demolished Northern Ireland 5-0 in Southampton 

Nicole Billa’s beautifully flicked header from inside the box on the 37th minute gave Austria a well-deserved 1-0 win over Norway to qualify from Group A in second place behind England. 

Austria’s organisation and resolute defending kept quiet one of the better attacking outfits of the tournament, and Norway seemed still to be in shock following their 8-0 mauling at the hands of England. 

As runners-up in the group, Austria will now face the winner of Group B Germany, who were widely predicted to stand a chance of going all the way. 

Nicole Billa’s first half goal gave Austria the lead against two-time EUROs champions Norway

Austria had never defeated Norway before Billa’s first goal at the finals of a EUROs tournament

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