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  • Sweden earned its 4th consecutive victory
  • Record for most Sweden caps: Karl Oskar Svensson's 65th appearance
  • Record for most Norway caps: Thorbjørn Svenssen's 75th appearance
  • Sweden vs Norway H2H: Sweden's 36th victory in 63 matches

Sweden vs Norway international football match report

Date, kick-off time:
Sunday, 13 October 1957, 13:30 (UTC+1:00)
National teams, score:
Sweden
5-2
Norway
Referee:
Albert Dusch, Kaiserslautern /
West Germany
Attendance, venue:
29 840, Råsunda Fotbollstadion, Solna
Goals:
1-0 (1') Agne Simonsson, 2-0 (48') Gösta Sandberg, 3-0 (56') Agne Simonsson, 4-0 (62') Jan Ekström, 4-1 (80') Harald Hennum (pen.), 4-2 (83') Gunnar Thoresen, 5-2 (90') Gunnar Gren
Sweden national team line-up in match Nr.354
Managed by selection committee: chairman Eric Person, coach George Raynor (England)
Player
Caps
Age
Club
65
31
Hälsingborgs IF, Hälsingborg
35
26
Örebro SK, Örebro
2
26
Malmö FF, Malmö
2
28
Norrby IF, Borås
16
29
IFK Norrköping, Norrköping
18
27
Djurgårdens IF, Stockholm
26
27
Halmstads BK, Halmstad
47
36
Örgryte IS, Göteborg
1
21
Örgryte IS, Göteborg
4
20
Malmö FF, Malmö
41
25
Djurgårdens IF, Stockholm
Norway national team line-up in match Nr.232
Managed by national coach Denis Lewin (England), selection committee: Odvar Moen, Knut Brynildsen, Nils Eriksen
Player
Caps
Age
Club
36
27
IL Sparta, Sarpsborg
Arne Bakker   46' 
27
27
Asker SkK, Asker
46' Åge Spydevold  
2
32
Fredrikstad FK, Fredrikstad
18
26
Viking IL, Stavanger
22
26
Molde FK, Molde
75
33
Sandefjord BK, Sandefjord
7
22
Eik IF, Tønsberg
7
20
Fredrikstad FK, Fredrikstad
19
32
Asker SkK, Asker
6
20
Fredrikstad FK, Fredrikstad
25
29
Skeid Fotball, Oslo
62
37
Larvik Turn & IF, Larvik
Match stats
National team
Players
Average caps
Average age
Clubs
Goals
Cautions
Expulsions
Sweden
11
23.364
27.541
8
5
0
0
Norway
12
25.500
27.949
9
2
0
0
Historical data sources
Arbeiderbladet (Oslo), №238, 14 Oct 1957; Nasjonalbiblioteket
Friheten (Oslo), №237, 14 Oct 1957; Nasjonalbiblioteket
Rogalands Avis (Stavanger), №238, 14 Oct 1957; Nasjonalbiblioteket
Svenska Dagbladet (Stockholm), №280, 14 Oct 1957; Svenska Dagbladet – Historiskt sidarkiv
Dagens Nyheter (Stockholm), №280, 14 Oct 1957; DN.arkivet
Comments

stringer - posted on 9 March 2011 at 21:34:09

According to this link, it was Kjell (not Reidar) Kristiansen who played for Norway in this match. (link: )

stringer - posted on 13 March 2011 at 18:14:50

The scorer of the final Swedish goal (90 mins) is often given as Gren, rather than Sandberg. (link: )

Soproni Démon - posted on 9 October 2011 at 15:14:03

Coach manager
Sweden: Eric Person

Zsorzsinju - posted on 3 January 2013 at 19:46:09

Sweden Captain:
3. Åke Johansson "Bajdoff", lagkapten (link: )
Sweden vs Norway post-match head-to-head
WP
66.7
P
63
W
36
D
12
L
15
GF
190
GA
96
GF/P
3.016
GA/P
1.524
Av attendance
19 003
WP - winning percentage, P - played, W - wins, D - draws, L - losses, GF - goals for, GA - goals against, Av - average
Sweden national team matches
Previous match:
Nordic Football Championship 1956-1959
Sweden vs Finland 5-1
Solna, Sunday 22 September 1957
Next match:
Friendly International
West Germany vs Sweden 1-0
Hamburg, Wednesday 20 November 1957
Norway national team matches
Previous match:
Nordic Football Championship 1956-1959
Norway vs Denmark 2-2
Oslo, Sunday 22 September 1957
Next match:
1958 FIFA World Cup Qualification
Bulgaria vs Norway 7-0
Sofia, Sunday 3 November 1957
Top Sweden goal scorers
1. Sven Rydell (1923 - 1932) - 49 goals
... Gunnar Gren (1940 - 1957) - 29 goals
... Gösta Sandberg (1952 - 1957) - 10 goals
... Jan Ekström (1956 - 1957) - 2 goals
... Agne Simonsson (1957) - 2 goals
(correct as of October 13, 1957)
Top Norway goal scorers
1. Jørgen Juve (1929 - 1934) - 33 goals
2. Einar Gundersen (1917 - 1928) - 26 goals
3. Gunnar Thoresen (1946 - 1957) - 22 goals
... Harald Hennum (1949 - 1957) - 12 goals
(correct as of October 13, 1957)
Brief match report
Sun. 13 Oct 1957
Råsunda Fotbollstadion, Solna
Sweden 5-2 Norway
Goals: Simonsson 1, Sandberg 48, Simonsson 56, Ekström 62, Hennum 80 (11m), Thoresen 83, Gren 90

Sweden: Svensson, Bergmark, Öberg, Börjesson, Johansson (c), Parling, Bengtsson, Gren, Simonsson, Ekström, Sandberg. Managed by selection committee Person, Raynor (England).

Norway: Hansen, Bakker (Spydevold 46), Falch, Legernes, Svenssen (c), Halvorsen, Borgen, Kristiansen, Kristoffersen, Hennum, Thoresen. Managed by national coach Denis Lewin (England), selection committee Moen, Brynildsen, Eriksen.

Att: 29 840,
Ref: Dusch (West Germany)

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