India defeated Bangladesh 2-1 within the SAFF U-17 Championship semifinal in Colombo on Monday to e book their spot within the summit conflict. Striker Thanglalsoun Gangte ( 51st, 59th) netted a second-half brace to win the match for India. Bangladesh pulled one again by way of a Mirajul Islam penalty within the 62nd minute. Both groups created a number of probabilities within the first half, which had been wasted. The solely actual probability of the half fell India’s approach, however the Blue Colts didn’t make it rely.
In the sixteenth minute, Korou Singh despatched in a cross from the suitable for Gangte who managed to shoulder his marker within the field. But even with rival goalkeeper Sohanur Rahaman caught in between, he didn’t direct his header into the online.
India got here out after the change of ends with all of the impetus, and shortly took the lead.
The Blue Colts surged into the lead 5 minutes after the resumption as striker Gangte, who was lurking across the opposition field, acquired it simply exterior the world, and even because the jungle of legs tried to shut him down, the striker delectably completed it to the suitable of the goalkeeper.
The lead was doubled seven minutes later off an excellent counter-attack. The Indian defenders thwarted a rival assault contained in the field, and the counter-attack down the suitable caught Bangladesh unaware. Eventually, Vanlalpeka Guite despatched it into the field and Gangte made no mistake to faucet it in.
However, Bangladesh pulled one again only a few minutes later, after they had been awarded a penalty for a comfortable foul. Striker Mirajul stepped as much as the spot and despatched Indian keeper Sahil the mistaken approach, scoring his facet’s solely objective of the match.
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