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COTIF Cup 2018: India U20 vs Argentina U20, Live Match Updates

India U20 2-1 Argentina U20; Full Time
Updated: 06 August 2018 04:50 IST - Published: 05 August 2018 19:48 IST
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FT: It's an historic win for the Indian colts. They looked flawless and confident right from the beginning as they beat the most successful side in U20 World Cup history. A proud moment for the nation and boys. Let's cherish this win!
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80+5' No surprises in the scoreline as the referee blows the whistle for full time.
Score: India 2-1 Argentina. 
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80+4' Chancee!!
India leaving on the edge as Argentina hits the crossbar. Still some more action left in this fixture.
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80+2' Substitution
Change for India. Boris goes out for Naorem.
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80'+1' Asish Rai stands tall and thwarts the danger.
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80' 5 extra minutes have been added on as injury time. Can the colts emerge winners or will Argentina find their way back?
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80' We approach the final minutes of this epic game as Gill needs some medical attention.
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77' A spectacular defensive act by Jitu to head the danger away. Three minutes left, probably the most crucial few minutes in the match.
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72' Goaal!

Argentina pulls one back. A disappointing one for the Indian goalie as he fails to keep a clean sheet.
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68' Goooooaall!!
Freekick (India) after a foul on Rahim Ali. Anwar Ali lines up behind the ball before his shot rattles the crossbar before going in.
India has now cushioned their lead with only 10 men on the pitch. Amazing stuff!!

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68' Argentina pressing hard than ever as frustration cops up for the lads. 
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64' Yet another save from the Indian custodian!

Gill shows his maturity, calmness to glove it at the right time.
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60' Argentina with a promising looking attack from the left flank as Gill makes a hair-tip save the parry the ball away.
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57' Gill with strong palms to deny a volley from the Argentine player to keep the danger at bay. The Indian custodian have put up a commendable performance in today's game. 
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56' Argentina up the ante as they employ and bring more numbers up, in their pursuit for a goal.
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54' Jitu wins the aerial battle but Suresh fails to hold on the possession. The boys have shown good character so far and are playing their lungs out to defend the lead.
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54' It's a RED CARD. What drama!!!

Completely uncalled for as Aniket is given the marching order and we're down to 10-man in this crucial fixture. Another 26 minutes to hold on to their one-goal lead. Needless to say, it gets tougher now.
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46' Chance!!!
Aniket pokes in a header to find Anwar Ali in space as he comes close to cushioning India' lead, but alas his shot finds the opposite custodian. Danger averted!
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45' Sahil attempt a long throw and we earn a corner. We're pressing hard for the second goal. Terrific outing for the boys so far.
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43' Offside!

Boris make a well-disguised run behind the Argentine defenders but the lineman raises the flag for an offside. Attack breaks down
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41' Substitution!
India makes a halftime change as Ninthoi makes way for Rahim Ali. 
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41' And we are back with the second half!!
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HT: It has been a dream come true for the Indian side, to garner a lead against the Latin American heavyweights and hold them to it. They now face an uphill task in the next and final 45 minutes of the match to defend and build on the lead and secure the game.

Stay tuned as we will shortly be back from the break. 
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40' The referee blows the whistle for half time as the players progress towards the dressing rooms.
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