India vs Iran LIVE Updates and Score AFC Women's Asian Cup 2022

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedJan 20, 2022 21:36 IST



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FULL TIME: India 0-0 Iran.

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90' Added Time: 4 Minutes.

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89' India have scores of opportunities to score but fail to keep the ball on target on every occassion. Wasteful.

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IN - Shilky Devi, Sumati Kumari
OUT -  Ratanbala Devi, Manisha Kalyan

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77' 77' HOW HAS THAT NOT GONE IN? Dangmei has a seemingly open net to head into but the Iran goalkeeper pulls off a wonder save

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75' A quarter of the game left to play and the deadlock is yet to be broken  Iran are holding on as India are looking for that elusive goal. 

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66' Substitution for India: Pyari Xaxa replaced by Renu.

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65' Iran get a corner of their own at the other end but Aditi Chauhan collects and allows India to play on counter.

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63' Iran don't clear the ball well and the ball falls to Pyari who forces a near-post save out of the goalkeeper

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60' Manisha Kalyan tries to find Dangmei Grace with a cross but the attempt turns into a shot and goes for an Iran goal-kick.

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58' Substitution for Iran: Zahra replaces Samaneh Chahkandi. 

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56' Pyari Xaxa heads wide from an India corner.

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55' Substitution for India: Dangmei Grace replaces Sandhiya. 

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54' India take a short corner but Iran recover.

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53' CHANCE! It is Pyari Xaxa yet again at the end of the build-up and this time she forces Zohreh to make a save.

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51' CLOSE! Manisha Kalyan finds Pyari Xaxa with a low cross and Xaxa's attempt on goal is wide.

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48' Indumathi has the chance to get a cross from the left but she fails to connect the ball and Iran recover.

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46' Second-half kicks-off.

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HALF TIME: Inda 0-0 Iran

Iran started the game on a positive note with several close chances at goal before India took over the game for the remainder of the first half. The likes of Pyari Xaxa, Indumathi and Manisha Kalyan did get some great chances to score but to no luck. All to play for in the second-half. Stay tuned to Sportskeeda.

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45' Added Time: 2 Minutes

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43' Dalima Chhibbar tries to find Anju Tamang with a long ball but Samaneh Chahkandi intercepts.

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40' Iran are starting to now slow down the game after a 30-minute India domination.

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35' WIDE! Pyari Xaxa's scuffed shot falls perfectly for a finish for Indumathi but the latter's timing on the ball is way off the mark and the shot is wide from point-blank range. Iran lucky to have escaped a major setback. India continue to miss out on chances to score. 

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33' Pyari Xaxa has a shot on goal but the attempt is wide.

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31' CHANCE! Manisha Kalyan gets a golden opportunity but never takes the shot and Iran recover.

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30' CHANCE! Ashalata Devi floats in a dangerous ball and a shot from Sandhiya goes wide.

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28' Pyari Xaxa makes a darting run after Indumathi plays her on with a lobbed ball but the weight on the ball is little too much and Zohreh collects.

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24' India break on a similar counter. They try to find either Manisha or Pyari yet again but Zohreh comes out of her lines to clear the danger. India getting predictable with their counter-press wing play and need some newer ideas to outfox the Iranians. 

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21' Iran win a corner as Motevalli's cross is defended by Ashalata Devi. Samaneh Chahkandi makes the delivery into the box but Dabbaghi heads it wide. Aditi Chauhan had come out of her position to punch the ball away but failed to make any contact with the aerial ball. India continue to bank on luck and not conviction.

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18' CLOSE! Iran come close to scoring with Sana Sadeghi's scuffed attempt going past the India goal as Aditi Chauhan and her defenders fail to clear a simple stranded ball in their own box. Iran closing on in India with every minute. 

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15' India break on turnover of possession. Indumathi plays Manisha Kalyan on the left who tries to find Pyari Xaxa in the middle with a cross in from the left flank but her floated ball hits the roof of the Iranian net and the Persians are back on the ball. 

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11' CROSSBAR! Negin Zandi hits the woodwork from close range. The ball comes back into play, India clear their lines in a messy manner.

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8' Iran taking the game to India. 

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7' Dalima Chhibbar plays Pyari Xaxa to the right who aims for Manisha Kalyan in the box but Zohreh Koudaei collects the ball.

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5' Iran have a break on counter but Aditi Chauhan collects the ball.

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4' India goes short in the second corner but Iran get their lines clear. 

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3' India get a corner swung in from the left by Anju Tamang but Zohreh punches it away to safety.

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18:27 (IST)20 JAN 2022

The teams arrive at the DY Patil stadium in Navi Mumbai. 

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India Substitutes: Elangbam Panthoi (GK), Ritu Rani, Sumati Kumari, Karthika Angamuthu, Sowmiya Narayanswamy (GK), Mariyammal Balamurugan, Priyangka Devi, Renu, Dangmei Grace, Kamala Devi, Shilky Devi

Iran Substitutes:
Arefeh Kazemi (GK), Nikkhah Marzieh, Zahra, Zohreh Jalali, Elham Farahmand, Yasaman Farmani, Maryam Yektaei (GK), Sara Zorabinia, Sara Ghomimarzdashti, Afesaneh Chatrenoor, Hadieh Kor, Fatemeh Amineh

18:19 (IST)20 JAN 2022

Iran XI: Zohreh Koudaei (GK), Melika Motevalli, Ghazaleh Banitalebi, Zahra Sarbali, Behnaz Taherkhani (C), Samaneh Chahkandi, Negin Zndi, Melika Mohammadi, Fatemeh Adeli, Hajar Dabbaghi, Sana Sadegi

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India XI: Aditi Chauhan (GK), Manisha Panna, Ashalata Devi (C), Ratanbala Devi, Sanju, Anju Tamang, Pyari Xaxa, Indumathi Kathiresan, Sandhiya Ranganathan, Manisha Kalyan, Dalima Chhibber

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Iran head coach Maryam Irandoost has a complete squad available for selection in their debut Women's Asian Cup fixture.

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There are two unnamed COVID-19 positive cases in the Indian camp. Consequently, head coach Thomas Dennerby does not have a full squad at his disposal for the opening game of their campaign.

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The two teams squared off recently in the 2019 Women's Gold Cup in Odisha, with India's Anju Tamang scoring the sole goal of the game. However, the game was not an official FIFA friendly.

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India and Iran have played each other on two occasions in the past. The two fixtures were part of Round 1 of qualification for the Asian Cup back in 2008.The first game ended in a 3-1 win for India in Gurgaon as Oinam Bembem Devi scored twice alongside a Bala Devi strike. The reverse fixture in Tehran ended in a 4-1 defeat for the Blue Tigresses with Bembem Devi scoring the sole goal.

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India face tournament debutants Iran on Matchday One in a Group A clash at the AFC Women's Asian Cup 2022 on Thursday, January 20. The DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai will host this contest.India come into this game after a preparatory tour where they took on the likes of Brazil, Chile and Venezuela. Meanwhile, debutants Iran made their way into the Asian Cup after finishing top of Group G in the qualification campaign. They finished ahead of the likes of Jordan and Bangladesh. Iran beat both teams, notably edging Jordan in a penalty shoot-out.
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