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France beats Norway at Women's World Cup after VAR controversy

France moved to within touching distance of the last 16 of the Women's World Cup but only after a controversial 2-1 victory over Norway in Nice on Wednesday. The host nation had led through Valerie Gauvin's 46th minute strike before French defender Wendie Renard inexplicably put through her own goal to gift Norway a route back into the contest. But with Norway threatening to ruin the hosts' night, the game was turned on its head when Ingrid Engen was adjudged to have fouled Marion Torrent inside ...
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Added June 12, 2019
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