Australia sends Norway packing
Norway ousted by Australia in 2-1 loss
LEVERKUSEN, Germany -- The images on the two sides of the field were stark contrasts. On one, Australia was the picture of joy, as its young squad had advanced to the quarterfinals of the Women's World Cup with a hard-fought 2-1 win. On the other, Norway, one of the historical powerhouses of women's soccer, showed heads hung in defeat.
It's the first time the Norwegians have failed to advance out of the group stage in the history of the tournament.
In a game filled with emotional ...
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