Soccer: Rosenborg keeps Norwegian lead

Goals by Mikael Lustig and Steffen Iversen secured Rosnborgs 8th Tippeliga-victory in a row. Photo:

Steffen Iversen scored an 86th-minute penalty Sunday (July 26) to give Rosenborg a 2-1 win over Lillestrom and retain top spot in the Norwegian league.

Edwin Eziyodawe put Lillestrom ahead in the 10th minute. Mikael Lustig equalized just before halftime.

Rosenborg has 44 points from 18 games. Molde, which drew Sandefjord 1-1 away, is second with 38 from 19 matches.

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