France beat Norway in Group Stage Match 2 of the 2019 Women's World Cup. The match began to heat up 45 seconds into the second half when Valerie Gauvin made a straight on goal for France. 54 minutes in, Wendie Renard tried to block a shot attempt by Norway, but ended up knocking it in, tying the game with Norway. After France's setback, 72 minutes into the match, they were awarded a penalty kick. Eugeinie Le Sommer made the goal, giving France the win and sending them on to the next round.