Norway vs Spain: Josh King's penalty salvaged 1-1 draw for the Lions

Norway vs Spain: Josh King's penalty salvaged 1-1 draw for the Lions

- Norway vs Spain shared the points in Oslo as the Lions held La Roja to a 1-1 draw

- Premier League star Josh King scored a 94th minute penalty to cancel out Saul Niguez's strike

- Spain's Euro 2020 qualification have been delayed as they look to Sweden in their next game

Norway vs Spain ended in a 1-1 draw as La Roja will have a little longer to ensure their passage into Euro 2020 in their next game against Sweden.

Bournemouth striker Josh King scored a late penalty to canceled out Saul Niguez's brilliant second half goal.

Lars Lagerback's men were the better side in the first 45 minutes but failed to find the back of the net.

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And a minute after the restart Spain got their noses in front as Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul rifled in a shot from outside of the 18-yard area to make it 1-0.

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The Scandinavians piled up the pressure as they exposed the Spanish defence and created lots of chances.

But their persistence finally paid off as Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga fouled Omar Elabdellaoui as English referee Michael Oliver pointed to the spot for a penalty.

King stepped up and made the resulting spot-kick count as Norway deservedly earned a point to keep the Euro 2020 qualification hopes alive.

Spain will play second placed side Sweden in their next game and a win for them will automatically guarantee their place in the Euro 2020 championships next summer.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Italy vs Greece saw Roberto Mancini's side book their place in next year's Euro 2020 tournament with three games to spare.

Two second half goals from Chelsea star Jorginho and Juventus midfielder Federico Bernardeschi gave Italy a 2-0 win over the Greeks.

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