2007 Norwegian Football Cup Final

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The 2007 Norwegian Football Cup Final took place at Ullevaal Stadion in Oslo on 11 November 2007. The match was contested between heavy favorites Lillestrøm and underdogs Haugesund.

With Lillestrøm playing in the top tier Tippeligaen and Haugesund in the second tier Adeccoligaen, the Norwegian media dubbed Lillestrøm the biggest favorites to win the cup final since Rosenborg met Fyllingen in 1990.[1] Haugesund surprisingly made it to the cup final, becoming the first team outside Tippeligaen in 10 years to reach the final. However, players from Haugesund admitted to having been lucky with the draw in both the quarter and semi finals, where Haugesund avoided the big clubs.[2]

11 November 2007
13:15 CET
Haugesund 0–2 Lillestrøm
Report Occean Goal 57'90'
Ullevaal Stadion, Oslo
Attendance: 24,361
Referee: Per Ivar Staberg (Harstad)
Haugesund
Lillestrøm
Haugesund:
GK 01 Norway Per Morten Kristiansen
DF 20 Norway Bjørn Strøm
DF 03 Sweden Elias Storm
DF 08 Norway Eirik Horneland (C)
DF 18 Costa Rica Carlos Castro Substituted off 86'
MF 17 Norway Dag Roar Ørsal
MF 15 Costa Rica Rodolfo Rodríguez
MF 04 Norway Svein Tore Brandshaug Substituted off 65'
FW 22 Norway Sten Ove Eike Substituted off 65'
FW 16 United States Cam Weaver
FW 14 Norway Stian Johnsen
Substitutions:
MF 07 Norway Petter Larsen Substituted in 65'
MF 11 Norway Tor Arne Andreassen Substituted in 65'
MF 6 Norway Jonas Johansen Substituted in 86'
Coach:
Norway Rune Skarsfjord
Lillestrøm:
GK 26 Finland Otto Fredrikson
DF 02 Norway Anders Rambekk Booked 21'
DF 13 Norway Frode Kippe (C)
DF 23 Norway Pål Steffen Andresen
DF 15 Norway Marius Johnsen Substituted off 68'
MF 07 Norway Espen Søgård
MF 25 Tunisia Khaled Mouelhi
MF 14 Norway Simen Brenne
FW 11 Norway Magnus Myklebust Substituted off 58'
FW 30 Canada Olivier Occean
FW 10 Norway Bjørn Helge Riise
Substitutions:
FW 18 Norway Arild Sundgot Substituted in 58'
FW 9 Somalia Cisse Aadan Abshir Yellow cardYellow cardRed card 67', 90' Substituted in 60'
DF 18 Australia Shane Stefanutto Booked 79' Substituted in 68'
Coach:
Norway Tom Nordlie

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ "Blir like store favoritter som mot Käerjéng". Dagbladet. 2007-09-27. Retrieved 2007-09-27. 
  2. ^ "Vi har gjort noe som egentlig ikke var mulig". Dagbladet. 2007-09-26. Retrieved 2007-09-26.