Ruthless Germany Put Six Past Norway
2018 World Cup Qualifier Report: Germany v Norway 04 September 2017
2018 World Cup Qualifier
Result: Germany 6-0 Norway
Date: 04 September 2017
Venue: Mercedes-Benz Arena
World champions Germany were in rampant mood, as they thumped Norway 6-0 in a 2018 World Cup qualifier on Monday evening.
The home side broke the deadlock after 10 minutes courtesy of a thumping strike from Mesut Ozil.
The lead was doubled after 17 minutes as Ozil turned provider to pick out Julian Draxler, who slotted into the bottom corner from close range.
Germany continued their dominance and went on to grab a third goal in the 21 minute as Timo Werner scored for the second straight game with a close-range finish.
Werner got his second and Germany's third just before the halftime break when he turned home Thomas Muller's cross.
Five minutes into the second half, Germany bagged a fifth goal as Leon Goretzka slotted home from close range, following a cross Draxler.
The hosts opted for a double change after the hour mark as Sami Khedira and Mario Gomez replaced Sebastian Rudy and Timo Wener.
After a quiet spell in the second half, Joachim Low's charges got a sixth goal when Joshua Kimmich's cross found Gomez, who headed home from close range.
6-0 was how the score remained as the World Champions maintain top spot in Group C.