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India vs Benfica, Live Score and Commentary, Under-17 Practice Match

India U-17 2-2 Benfica Full-time
Updated: 28 April 2017 00:43 IST - Published: 27 April 2017 00:24 IST
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That's all from here. Thanks for following the match with us live. Until next time, goodbye!
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It's been a great comeback from two goals down by the Colts. Shahjahan and Jitendra scored the goals for India. 
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Full-time: India 2-2 Benfica. 
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88' As the clock ticks down, both teams look like tiring after a match full of effort. Benfica are keen on getting the winning goal but India are not letting up. 
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86' 2-2
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The Colts equalise after a calamitous goalkick from Benfica's​ goalkeeper handed a easy one-on-one for India who duly punish. Game one here!
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85' India 2-2 Benfica
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Goal!
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India 1-2 Benfica. 84 minutes. 
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India trail 2-1 here
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82' Another chance for India wasted as Benfica's keeper smothers a shot from a one-on-one. 
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India 1-2 Benfica
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Chance for India!

A well-delivered corner finds its target in the far post but the shot is just wide. What a chance to equalise for India!
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Last 10 minutes of the game and India make a substitution. 
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79' India 1-2 Benfica
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The Colts cut the deficit to just a goal as a set-piece from the byline is headed in from close range. Game on now!
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78' India 1-2 Benfica
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Goal!
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It's been a difficult few minutes for India here. From being 0-0 five minutes ago to 0-2 now, Benfica's lead has arrived in no time. Still 13 minutes left. 
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76' India 0-2 Benfica
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75' Benfica score their second in quick succession. The hosts are in a comfortable 2-0 lead now. 
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Goal!
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India 0-1 Benfica
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73' Benfica score after a defensive mess allowed a one-on-one chance which was put away with ease. All of India's work until now has gone waste. 
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Goal!
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Chance for India!

Not quite a chance but a speculative clearance from the back finds an attacker one-on-one with the Benfica goalkeeper who gets to the ball first. 0-0
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69' India are doing a commendable job thwarting every Benfica attack. This has been much disciplined from Luis Norton de Matos's team here. 
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It's 67 minutes and still 0-0.
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Benfica confound India with one touch football that draw a foul from the Colts. It's a freekick to Benfica who play it straight to the goalkeeper. 
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It's still 0-0. 
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India make their first change. 
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0-0 still
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Both teams are pressing well and countering well. However, both defences have held things together well. 
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The freekick is hit high. Wasted chance for India. 
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Good bit of pressing from Komal resulted in him running free down the left channel but he is fouled near the byline as India get a freekick. That was a good opening created by India. 
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Chance for Benfica!

A long punt finds the forward who makes a run behind the Indian defence, but our goalkeeper is alert to the situation and collects the ball. 
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0-0
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Chance for India!

A shot on target from a header is straight at the Benfica goalkeeper. Had it been placed either side of him, India would be leading now. 
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Flat freekick which is cleared away. It was an opportunity missed for India. 
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India earn a freekick in a dangerous position. Could this be the moment to capitalise?
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Benfica have made the better start in the 2nd half as they continue their plan of attacking from wide areas. That yields a corner and a header on target which is saved. 
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The second half is live!
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It's half time here. 0-0
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Foul on Komal earns India a freekick but the Colts waste it by playing short. Opportunity spurned by the visiting team. 0-0
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India are playing a 4-4-2 shape but it becomes a 5-defence when Benfica attack from wide. 
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It's 0-0 still. 
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This has been a good game so far, but India have more room to improve. 
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It's still 0-0. 
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Chance for Benfica!

An open goal missed by Benfica as header from close range goes over. Brilliantly executed corner kick by the home team. India had no answers there but still survive. 
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Benfica have earned a foul deep inside India's half. This freekick from the left edge of India's box is a dangerous one. Just punched away by the Indian keeper.