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2 - 0
Nepal
S. Jhingan 60'
J. Lalpekhlua 78'
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The Blue Tigers register their 7th straight win in international matches, keeping them in good shape for the crucial Asian qualifier against the Kyrgyz Republic next week. It was a far from convincing first-half display from the hosts, but changes in the second half meant that Constantine's men showed their true colours and came away with a vital win. Eugeneson Lyngdoh was the star man from midfield, but it was Sandesh Jhingan and Jeje Lalpekhlua's goals that sealed the deal for India. That's all from us here. Until next time. goodbye!
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Full-time: India 2-0 Nepal
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90+4' India don't seem to stop even this late in the game. Another corner for the Blue Tigers as Eugene is having fun pulling the strings for his team. It's been a good game for the influential midfielder, who didn't even make the starting XI today.
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90+1' Daniel with another opportunity with a volleyed shot, but his effort is a wild one. Nepal survive again.
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90+1' 4 minutes added on.
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89' Eugene cuts the Nepal rearguard into two with a through ball to Daniel, but the Bengaluru FC striker's poor first touch renders it a missed opportunity for India to score their third goal of the evening.
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India about to keep two consecutive clean sheets. Jhingan and Anas have again been outstanding. Just like the game against Myanmar. 
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87' Another fine attempt from Jeje which is saved by Limbu. Jeje's goal and performance today will stand India in good stead for next week's crucial AFC Asian Cup qualifier against the Kyrgyz Republic.
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86' Nepal have barely posed a challenge in the second half, and going a man down proved to be their death knell. The game is now petering out as India cruise to victory.
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85' Possession stat: India 55-45 Nepal
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That's Jeje's 10th goal in his last 11 games for India. Takes his tally to 18 international goals for India from 40 games.
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82' Another substitution for India as Arnab Mondal replaces the goalscorer Jhingan.
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78' Jeje with a tap-in after getting on the end of Rafique's inch-perfect cross. The head-strapped Rafique got himself in a position to cross after a fine, line breaking run. It should now be a stroll for India with 11 minutes remaining.
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78' GOOOOOOOAAAAALLLLLL FOR INDIA!
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77' India captain Gurpreet shows off his aerial catching prowess as he takes hold of a Nepal corner fairly comfortably. Set-pieces seem to be Nepal's only hope with their numerical disadvantage.
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Bikash Jairu has really stepped up to the plate tonight. Will hopefully see him against Kyrgyzstan.
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75' Jairu's cross from the left nearly picks out Daniel for a tap-in but Limbu makes a decisive stop to deny the Indians. The red card has taken the wind out of Nepal's sails and the match is now India's to lose. One more goal and the game will be effectively over. Until then, India are on the edge.
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73' In case you missed it, Jerry Lalrinzuala, India's left-back, came on in the 64th minute to make his national team debut.
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The movement from India has been much better in the half. But you have to wonder that India have really looked lacklustre today. Really missing Sunil Chhetri.
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71' India are now laying siege to the Nepal goal as the ball is flying in and around the visitors' penalty box. With ten men, it will be difficult for Nepal to turn this around, but India must not be complacent.
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70' Lyngdoh hits the freekick straight at the Nepal wall and misses a chance to heap more misery on the 10-man visitors.
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68' FREEKICK FOR INDIA!

Jairu has been such an impact-maker ever since he came on in the 2nd half. The nippy winger runs on to another Gurpreet long ball and Nepal captain Biraj Mahajan holds him back, thereby getting sent off.
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65' Constantine has made a raft of changes in this match, not least after the opener. Meanwhile, Jhingan earns a yellow card for a reckless tackle.
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63' Substitutions for India as Seityasen replaces Narzary and Narayan is taken off for Jerry.
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60' What a finish from Jhingan, whose looping effort with his weak left foot beats Limbu in the Nepal goal. It all came about after a Nepal handball on the edge of their box which led to a freekick that Eugene took. Although Nepal dealt with the first ball well, the second balls were all India's and Jeje's chest down to Jhingan proved to be the assist. What a goal from the Blue Tigers. India lead Nepal 1-0!
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60' GOOOOOAAAAAALLLLLLLLLLLLLL FOR INDIA!
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The crowd vocal and India are finally turning up the heat in this one. 
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57' Chance for India!

Bikash Jairu with a perfect, low shot but Limbu makes a brilliant save to keep the score at 0-0. It all came about after Gurpreet released the tenacious Narzary, who somehow found time and space to cut the ball back into Jairu's path.
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52' Fine two-handed save from Gurpreet there as he keeps Nepal out. It was a fierce curler from the Nepal number 15 and the away team's first attempt on target in this half.
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51' Jeje has an attempt from outside the box but his effort is collected well by Limbu in the Nepal goal. The Mizo striker needs to consistently hit the target in the 2nd half for India to have any chance of scoring.
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49' Gurpreet gets a long punt away on to the feet of Jairu but the winger is flagged offside.
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46' We are underway in the 2nd half as India make two changes. Daniel comes on for Robin and Jacki is replaced by Jairu.
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It was a patchy first half from India and Nepal nearly punished them deep into stoppage time when Bista missed the best chance of the half. Robin and his partners in attack need to be more clinical in the second half for India to have any chance of coming away with a win. Expect head coach Stephen Constantine to ring in the changes in the second half as 12 substitutes have been named.
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Half-time: India 0-0 Nepal
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45+2' India get lucky here as Anjan Bista fails to slot the ball into an empty net. Gurpreet came out to deal with a long ball from Nepal but the goalkeeper missed the ball completely, leaving Bista to slot home but he misses.
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45+1' 2 minutes added on.
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42' Jeje has tried to drop off to play as a connection between midfield and attack, but no central runs from the midfielders into the Nepal box means that Robin almost always gets isolated up top.
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40' Intricate play from India as Narzary and Jacki switch flanks. Eugene is at the heart of it all but Narzary's cross is held by Limbu in the Nepal goal.
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38' Clever corner from Narzary, who chips in the ball which is headed on by Jeje but cleared behind by Nepal for another India corner. The second corner is a wasteful one as Nepal survive.
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36' Another injury concern here, this time for Nepal as Anjan Bista goes off for treatment on a head injury.

89'

A. Tamang

S. Jhingan
82'
J. Lalpekhlua
78'
73'

R. Chand
71'

A. Bista
70'
B. Maharjan
65'

B. Magar
S. Jhingan
64'

N. Das
63'

H. Narzary
63'
61'

H. Gurung
S. Jhingan
60'

R. Singh
46'

J. Singh
46'

R. Borges
29'
Tournament International Friendlies 2018 - Friendlies 2
Stadium Mumbai Football Arena
Match time Tue, 06 Jun 2017, 07:00 PM
India
R. Borges
N. Das
A. Edathodika
S. Jhingan
P. Kotal
J. Lalpekhlua
H. Narzary
M. Rafique
Gurpreet Singh
R. Singh
J. Singh
Nepal
A. Bista
R. Chand
Aditya Chaudhary
K. Chemzong
H. Gurung
B. Magar
B. Maharjan
Sujal Shrestha
N. Shrestha
K. Shrestha
A. Tamang
India Subs
Nepal Subs
D'oh! No data available
Pos Club P W D L GD Pts
Updated: Jun 06, 2017 20:57 PM | Published: Jun 06, 2017 20:55 PM