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India vs Maldives SAFF Championship 2021 Live Score and Updates

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedOct 13, 2021 23:48 IST

FT: India 3-1 Maldives

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23:48 (IST)13 OCT 2021

FULL TIME: India 3-1 Maldives

It is a Sunil Chhetri show as a brace from the Captain Fantastic and a goal from Manvir Singh propel the Blue Tigers to the SAFF Championship Final against Nepal!

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90+3' Subhasish Bose is sent off for a second bookable offence.

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90' Additional Time: 4 Minutes.

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90' Udanta floats it in for Thapa, who tries a looping header, but it catches the side-netting.

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85' Rahim Ali closes down the Maldives defence, and earns a corner for his efforts.

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79' Substitutions for India!

Rahim Ali replaces Manvir Singh 
Glan Martins replaces Sunil Chhetri 
Anirudh Thapa replaces Md Yasir

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72' GOAAAAAAAAAAAL! Sunil Chhetri scores. (India 3-1 Maldives)

Free-kick is swung in from the right, and Chhetri loops his header over the keeper and into the top corner!

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66' India get a corner swung in. Chhetri goes for goal on the turn, the shot is saved.

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64' SAVE! Ali Ashfaq goes for goal from a set-piece. Sandhu saves.

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61' GOAAAAAAAAAAAAAL! Sunil Chhetri scores. India lead. India 2-1 Maldives.

Manvir Singh chests it down to Sunil Chhetri who smashes it into the back of the net from close range with a volley to make it 2-1 for india.

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51' Substitution for India: Udanta Singh replaces Brandon Fernandes.

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46' Second-half kicks-off.

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HALF TIME: India 1-1 Maldives

It is all square at the back as India concede minutes before the half-time break through an Ali Ashfaq spot-kick. The Blue Tigers went into the lead through a Manvir Singh strike before the hosts struck back. All to play for in the second half.

AS IT STANDS: Maldives join Nepal to play in the SAFF Championship 2021 final.

22:16 (IST)13 OCT 2021

44' GOAAAAAAAAAL! Ali Ashfaq scores from the spot. (Maldives) India 1-1 Maldives.

The Veteran smashes the back of the net from the spot as Sandh goes the other way. Absolute madness here at Male. The fans are roaring and how! It is all square.

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43' PENALTY! Maldives have a spot-kick after Pritam Kotal brings down Ali Fasir inside the Maldives box.

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41' Manvir Singh is brimming with confidence. He goes for a long distance curler and his shot goes into the sea of Maldives fans behind the goal.

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36' Substitution for India: Chinglensana Singh replaces Mandar Rao Dessai.

22:04 (IST)13 OCT 2021

32' GOAAAAAAAAAAL! Manvir Singh scores. (India), India 1-0 Maldives.

A brilliant through ball from the middle finds Manvir Singh on the right who finds the back of the net on the near post with a sublime first-time finish.

22:01 (IST)13 OCT 2021

31' Subhasish Bose booked for a challenge on Ali Ashfaq.

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29' CHANCE! Ali Ashfaq gets into the clear with a Maldives counter-attack but the veteran's shot is blocked by Subhasish Bose.

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28' Pritam Kotal gets a cross in but Maldives get their lines clear.

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26' OFF THE WOODWORK! Sunil Chhetri rises higher than everybody inside the Maldives box, and rattles the woodwork with a header. Maldives get an early scare but survive.

21:55 (IST)13 OCT 2021

26' Ali Samooh becomes the first Maldivian player to go to the referee's book. India have a set-piece situation.

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24' Ali Fasir's free-kick is cleared away for safety by the Indian defence.

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23' Rahul Bheke goes to the referee's book for a foul on Hamza Mohammad.

21:52 (IST)13 OCT 2021

22' Ali Ashfaq's free-kick from the resultant set-piece is straight to the hands of Gurpreet Singh Sandhu.

21:50 (IST)13 OCT 2021

21' Mandar Rao Dessai booked for a challenge from behind on Ibrahim Mahudhee.

21:49 (IST)13 OCT 2021

19' Sunil Chhetri marked offside after he takes an early run to receive a ball from Manvir Singh.

21:47 (IST)13 OCT 2021

18' WIDE! India's corner ends up with Chhetri who goes for the spectacular with an overhead kick, but it goes wide.

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17' A cross inside the box from Yasir towards Chhetri but Hussain Yoosuf clears it away for safety.

21:45 (IST)13 OCT 2021

16' Manvir Singh penalised for a foul on Akram Abdul Ghanee inside the Maldives half.

21:43 (IST)13 OCT 2021

13' Ali Fasir has a shot at goal but his attempt is weak and feeble, Sandhu collects.

21:41 (IST)13 OCT 2021

10' Mohammad Yasir has a go at the goal, but his attempt is scuffed wide.

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7' Ali Ashfaq has a shot on goal, Rahul Bheke blocks.

21:37 (IST)13 OCT 2021

7' Shot from long distance by Hussain Nihan, shot blocked.

21:35 (IST)13 OCT 2021

3' Lalengmawia fouls Ali Fasir in the middle, Maldives get the ball back after a short period of possession for India.

21:31 (IST)13 OCT 2021

1' KICK-OFF!

20:48 (IST)13 OCT 2021

Maldives Starting XI: Mohammad Faisal (GK), Hussain Sifau, Akram Abdul Ghanee, Haisham Hassan, Ali Samooh, Ibrahim Mahudhee, Hussain Nihan, Aisam Ibrahim, Hamza Mohammad, Ali Fasir, Ali Ashfaq

Maldives Substitutes:
Mohammed Shafeeu (GK), Ahmed Numaan, Ismail Easa, Mohamed Umair, Asadullah Abdulla, Gasim Samaam, Raif, Ali Naaijh, Moosa Yamin, Ibrahim Fazeel

20:38 (IST)13 OCT 2021

TEAM NEWS!

India Starting XI: Gurpreet Singh Sandhu (GK), Rahul Bheke, Subhasish Bose, Lalengmawia, Manvir Singh, Brandon Fernandes, Sunil Chhetri (C), Yasir Mohammad, Mandar Rao Dessai, Pritam Kotal, Suresh Singh Wangjam

India Substitutes: Dheeraj Singh (GK), Vishal Kaith (GK), Chinglensana Singh, Seriton Fernandes, Anirudh Thapa, Glan Martins, Farukh Chaudhary, Udanta Singh, Jeakson Singh, Sahal Abdul Samad, Liston Colaco, Rahim Ali

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Hello and Welcome to Sportskeeda's LIVE coverage of the SAFF Championship 2021 game between India and Maldives from the National Stadium in Male, Maldives. This is your host, Sayak Dipta Dey, who will keep you company throughout the action.
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