Arsenal football club of England captain and midfield maestro, Martin Odegaard was fantastic yesterday for his national team Norway in an international friendly at home against Finland at the Ulleval Stadion.
The 23 year old former Real Madrid star retained his spot in his team’s starting XI line-up as the captain and he was able to deliver at the peak using his vast experience at the heart of the centre-field where he played more of the offensive role.
Martin Odegaard was fantastic for the host as he helped in getting the ball advanced upfront thereby created a couple of chances in the whole 90 minutes duration of the game despite his efforts not been able to secure the crucial win for his team.
The visitor in the first half took the lead with a goal from Benjamin Kallman in the 31st minute to make it one nil going into the half time break before the host turned the fortune around in the second half, as they got levelled with an equalizer from Alexander Sorloth in the 46th minute to make it 1-1.
After every other attempts from both sides to add more to the tally of the game, all were not successful as it ended one all draw at full time thereby making it no victor no vanquished.
Martin Odegaard with his impactful minutes spent on the pitch of play will be hoping to keep the tempo going for his team in their next game with the hope to get them back to winning ways.