Norway's game against Albania will be no easy task according to the hosts' midfielder Markus Henriksen, who expects a the visitors will give them a tough game in Group E, while Slovenia will host Iceland in the group's other game.
Wayne Rooney's solitary goal turned the spotlight on Manchester United's Premier League rivals after they beat Fulham in a match interrupted by floodlight failure at Craven Cottage.
Sunderland got their first win in seven games as they saw off an in-form Fulham side 3-1 at Craven Cottage, taking advantage of home captain Brede Hangeland receiving a first-half red card.
Norway scored two late goals as they came from behind to beat Cyprus 3-1 and boost their hopes of Brazil 2014 qualification.
Two goals in the space of three minutes saw the spoils shared between Switzerland and Norway in Berne in today's FIFA World Cup™ qualifiers.
Norway captain Brede Hangeland has spoken about their opener in Iceland and Group E being so wide open, while coach Egil Olsen believes home form will be crucial to the Scandinavians qualifying.