India vs Myanmar Live Score AFC Asian Cup Qualifier: India fall behind 1-2 against Myanmar
India are trailing Myanmar in their AFC Asian Cup Qualifier game in Goa. India conceded in the 13th second of the game before Sunil Chhetri converted a penalty to level the game in the 13th minute. But another terrific effort from Myanmar in the 19th minute gave them the lead again. For India, this is a dead-rubber as they have already secured qualification for the AFC Asian Cup which will be in 2018. But it is a chance for Stephen Constantine to experiment with his squad and give some of the fringe players some big match experience. India will also be looking to get back into the top 100 of the FIFA rankings. The match is being played in the Fatorda stadium in Goa. Catch live scores and updates of the AFC Asian Cup qualifier between India and Myanmar here.
India vs Myanmar Live Football Score AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers
40′ Close call for India again! Free kick which is shot in and it finds Sandesh inside the box but he hits it straight to the keeper. Saved.
37′ India controlling the pace of the game now. A couple of attacks but Myanmar defence in unpenetrable for the moment. India need to find the equalisier quickly
35′ Free kick for Myanmar which is a good one but Gurpreet Singh is alert and saved it. Throw in to Myanmar. India still trailing 1-2 against Myanmar
31′ India wanted a penalty as Sunil Chhetri is brought down inside the box again but the referee says no. Not the best of tackles but no penalty there
30′ CLOSE! Chhetri puts the ball for Germanpreet Singh but his powerful shot is blocked and deflected by a defender. Corner for India which is shot in. Sandesh’s header is saved by the keeper!
27′ A good move from India as they go inside the area but the two Indian players are outnumbered by the Myanmar defenders. The keeper also makes a decent effort to keep the ball away
19′ GOAL! Myanmar take the lead again! What a match we have had so far. A low shot that is past the Indian goalkeeper Gurpreet. India 1-2 Myanmar
13′ GOAL! India level after Sunil Chhetri converts the penalty! He is as calm as you like. Brilliant, powerful ground shot into the right low corner
12′ A close chance for India but Myanmar goalkeeper and defence is alert. He comes out to punch the ball away before the defence sees it off. But India on the attack. It is a penalty! Chhetri is brought down inside the box
05′ A free kick for India after foul on Udanta. Jeje connects the header but there is no power and Myanmar goalkeeper collects it with ease
02′ A stunning start this from Myanmar. They were on the attack for the second time in two minutes. A lapse in India’s defence and thanks to Gurpreet’s brilliant save that India aren’t two down
01′ Whoa! Myanmar have scored a goal! What a start to this game. India are trailing in the first minute itself. A stunning start for Myanmar
07:50 pm IST: Time for the national anthems of both teams. First will be of Myanmar followed by India’s national anthem. Just moments away from the match
07:15 pm IST: India’s line up for this match are: Gurpreet Singh Sandhu (GK), Pritam Kotal, Sandesh Jhingan, Anas Edathodika, Jerry Lalrinzuala, Udanta Singh, Eugeneson Lyngdoh, Germanpreet Singh, Halicharan Narzary, Sunil Chhetri, Jeje Lalpekhlua
07:00 pm IST: India have already secured their berth in next year’s AFC Asian Cup but this game against Myanmar will be a good practice for the squad. India are unbeaten in their last 12 international games.