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India Football Live | India v Nepal | Hero Gold Cup - Women's Football Score, Result, Commentary Updates

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedFeb 11, 2019 21:00 IST

India 1 (Ratanbala Devi 82') - 2 Nepal (Sabitra Bhandari 5', 7') FT

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21:00 (IST)11 FEB 2019


Ratanbala Devi (not in picture) scores for India against Nepal but the goal went in vain

20:58 (IST)11 FEB 2019

The referee plays an extra minute but India are unable to find an equaliser.
It ends 2-1 in favour of Nepal. India cannot trump Sabitra Bhandari's first-half brace. Even though Ratanbala Devi pulled one back for India off a free-kick, the Blue Tigresses couldn't convert their chances against Nepal.
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20:55 (IST)11 FEB 2019

90+5' Nepal keep possession and Jabamani Tudu plays it through for Dangmei but the winger cannot get to it on time.
That will be it!

20:54 (IST)11 FEB 2019

90+4' India have a corner in the dying minutes and Sanju takes.
But it's curled in from outside and goes out for a goal kick.

20:53 (IST)11 FEB 2019

90+3' Beautiful through-ball for Dangmei Grace.
But a couple of defenders surround her and the ball goes off the boundary after a touch by Sanju.

20:51 (IST)11 FEB 2019

90+1' Substitution - Nepal
OFF - Manjali Kumari Yonjan
ON - Sunita Kumar Chaudhary

20:50 (IST)11 FEB 2019

Five minutes added.

20:50 (IST)11 FEB 2019

90' Substitution - India
OFF - Ratanbala Devi
ON - K Sumithra

20:49 (IST)11 FEB 2019

89' WIDE!
Sanju fluffs another opportunity. The Nepali goalkeeper isn't able to clear the cross and is displaced.
Ratanbala cannot shoot but Sanju is just behind her.
She rushes in and drags it wide.

20:47 (IST)11 FEB 2019

87' NO PENALTY!
The referee instead gives a free-kick against India inside the box.

20:43 (IST)11 FEB 2019

83' GOOOOOOOOAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAALLLLLLL!
What a way to pull one back. Ratanbala Devi steps up with confidence and floats it over the wall,  into the Nepal goal off the crossbar.
Late drama at the Kalinga Stadium.

20:41 (IST)11 FEB 2019

82' FREE-KICK FROM A DANGEROUS POSITION.
Ratanbala Devi to take.

20:40 (IST)11 FEB 2019

80' Yellow card for Nepal's Anita KC

20:38 (IST)11 FEB 2019

79' SAVED!
Sabitra Bhandari fires at goal from the left but Aditi Chouhan has this one covered.

20:35 (IST)11 FEB 2019

74' SANJU SCORES, BUT IS FLAGGED OFFSIDE.
Indumathi takes a poke at the goal from far and Sanju pounces on the block by Anjila Tumbapo Subba and taps in.
But the flag goes up.

20:34 (IST)11 FEB 2019

73' GOAL-LINE MELEE AND INDIA STILL CANNOT FIND THE BACK OF THE NET.
Nepal's Hira Kumari Bhujel pulls off an amazing goal-line clearance after Dangmei Grace's cross.
Sandhiya's header ricochets off the goalkeeper before the second attempt is whipped away by the Nepal defence.

20:29 (IST)11 FEB 2019

69' India are not exactly challenging their opponents today. They do well up to the attacking third but the final cross into the box is rather poor, which is letting them down.

20:26 (IST)11 FEB 2019

66' Substitution - Nepal
OFF - Manmaya Limbu
ON - Amrita Jaishi

20:25 (IST)11 FEB 2019

65' Sanju makes a great run on the left but her cross to Sandhiya in the middle is weak.
The Nepali goalkeeper Anjila Tumbapo Subba collects.

20:23 (IST)11 FEB 2019

63' Yellow card for India's Sanju for kicking out at Anita Basnet after conceding a free-kick.
Sanju escapes a red.

20:19 (IST)11 FEB 2019

60' Substitution - Nepal
OFF - Renuka Nagarkote 
ON -  Anita KC

20:16 (IST)11 FEB 2019

57' Substitution - India
OFF - Anju Tamang
ON - Sandhiya Ranganathan

20:15 (IST)11 FEB 2019

55' Substitution - Nepal
OFF - Niru Thapa
ON - Saru Limbu

20:14 (IST)11 FEB 2019

54' India make a mess of it.
Anju Tamang probably has the easiest chance of the game for India. Sanju dribbles into the box and Anju joins her on the run.
The winger sets up the striker for a shot but Anju gets a lazy touch and just drags it along with the ball.

20:13 (IST)11 FEB 2019

53' Yellow card for Nepal's Hira Kumari Bhujel for that earlier foul on Anju Tamang.

20:12 (IST)11 FEB 2019

52' Sabitra Bhandari, the goalscorer for Nepal, is down and needs some treatment. India's Sangita checks on her and ensures she's okay.
Bhandari needs to be stretchered off.

20:10 (IST)11 FEB 2019

51' Three Indians line up to take the shot. Ratanbali plays a dummy and Indumathi takes the shot but it's straight at the opposition wall.

20:09 (IST)11 FEB 2019

49' FOUL!
India get the ball up but Nepal's Hira Kumari Bhujel latches onto Anju Tamang and kicks out at her.
Referee awards a free-kick just outside the box but there won't be a card shown.

20:06 (IST)11 FEB 2019

46' Second half underway and coach Maymol Rocky would have had a word with her girls on what they need to do.
They push up the field right away.

19:51 (IST)11 FEB 2019

India trail 0-2 at half-time and that's because of two goalkeeping errors by Aditi Chauhan.
India did show a lot of promise early on but that brace by Sabitra Devi pegged them back.
Can India crawl back into the game in the second half?

19:49 (IST)11 FEB 2019

45+2' Dangmei Grace wins a corner for India.
Dalima Chhibber plays it short to Ratanbala Devi, who drags it lazily and finds only the side-netting.

19:48 (IST)11 FEB 2019

3 minutes added. Can India pull one back?

19:47 (IST)11 FEB 2019

45' End-to-end action!
A promising counter for India, led by Anju Tamang, is snapped by the Nepali defender.
Soon after, Nepal's Sabitra Bhandari finds herself in a good position on the left. She tries to the curl it to the far post but it's off target.

19:43 (IST)11 FEB 2019

41' India's Dangmei Grace is shown a yellow card for a foul on Dipa Rai.

19:41 (IST)11 FEB 2019

39' SHOT!
Jabamani Tudu drops a cross from the left and Anju Tamang fires a shot at goal, which goes over the bar!

19:39 (IST)11 FEB 2019

37' NO PASSAGE!
Jabamani Tudu finds herself in a great spot inside the box. But instead of shooting it first time, she takes a touch and allows the Nepali defenders to close her down.

19:37 (IST)11 FEB 2019

35' CHANCE!
Nepal
break on the counter and it's the goalscorer Sabitra who threatens.
She cuts back from the touchline but Sweety Devi whips it away for India.

19:31 (IST)11 FEB 2019

28' CLOSE!
And India respond to the Nepal threat. No they don't have a goal yet but that's some good display of football.
It's Dalima Chhibber this time, who fires a long-ranger from about 40 yards out. The ball dips but misses the bar by inches!

19:26 (IST)11 FEB 2019

24' BLOCKED!
Ratanbala Devi finds herself space inside the box. She turns to go for goal but the shot is blocked by an onrushing defender. Dalima Chhibber then hits it long, which goes for a goal-kick.

19:22 (IST)11 FEB 2019

20' SHOT!
There's crowd of players in the box and Indumathi takes a poke at the goal.
But it flies over.
India still trail by 2 goals.

19:20 (IST)11 FEB 2019

19' Aditi Chauhan now recovers from her early howlers to collect the corner and try to play Sanju on the counter. India, however, give the ball away.

19:17 (IST)11 FEB 2019

15' Indumathi lifts it over the Nepali defenders to send Dangmei Grace on a chase but India don't make most of the chance.

19:14 (IST)11 FEB 2019

11' Poor start for India and this against Nepal, the lowest ranked side among the 4 teams at 108.
India are ranked 46 places above them at 62nd.
There's a chance for Anju Tamang but she falls into the goalkeeper and needs some treatment.

19:10 (IST)11 FEB 2019

7' WHAT A HOWLER!
And India are exposed.
Sabitra Bhandari
doubles the lead and it's routine tap-in.
Anju Tamang doesn't deal with the poor clearance and there's a cross from the right from Manmaya Limbu.
Aditi Chauhan doesn't grab it, the ball goes underneath and sets up Bhandari for her second of the night, scored within 2 minutes!

19:08 (IST)11 FEB 2019

5' OH NO! NEPAL TAKE THE LEAD!
Sabitra Bhandari is played through and she beats Sweety Devi to surge into the box.
She opens up for space and tries to find the bottom-right corner.
Aditi Chauhan gets a hand to it but she doesn't block it well and it flows agonisingly into the goal.

19:04 (IST)11 FEB 2019

2' How about that for a start?
India have two long range attempts on goal with Sanju hitting the second one.
Nepal's effort is way off target.

19:02 (IST)11 FEB 2019

1' We're underway. Nepal have the first touch and they the ball to the defence.
India are piling on the pressure from the word go here.
Ratanbala Devi plays it back to Sangita, who takes an attempt on goal.

18:59 (IST)11 FEB 2019

National Anthems!
The players are out and it's time for Jana Gana Mana.
But first, we'll hear Nepal's Anthem.

18:51 (IST)11 FEB 2019

We're minutes away from the kick-off at the Kalinga Stadium. This is a big game for the Indian Women's team against Nepal. Remember, they are on a five-match winning run and wouldn't want that to be snapped tonight.

18:40 (IST)11 FEB 2019

Aditi Chauhan warming up for India's game against Nepal at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar.
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