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India 1-1 Lega Pro XI, Under-17 Lazio Cup 2017, As It Happened

India U-17 1-1 Lega Pro XI, Lazio Cup, Full-time
Updated: 23 May 2017 22:22 IST - Published: 23 May 2017 22:09 IST
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It's full-time here as India Under-17s play a 1-1 draw with Lega Pro XI despite being down to 10 men for the majority of the 2nd half. That's all from us here. Until next time, goodbye!
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2nd half 30' 10-man India are holding on to the 1-1 well.
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2nd half 28' The Colts are somehow holding on to the 1-1 scoreline as Lega Pro are creating dangerous situations in attack. However, the Italian side's lack of quality means that India haven't had to face enough tricky moments in the 2nd half.
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2nd half 26' It's still 1-1 here with the Colts looking tired with every attack.
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2nd half 25' Lega Pro try to crank up the pressure on the Indians with  a corner, but the attempt at goal sails over.
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2nd half 23' Lega Pro have looked more likely to score the winner her as time ticks towards full-time. It's still 1-1.
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2nd half 19' The Colts earn a freekick deep inside the Lega Pro half. 
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2nd half 17' The 2nd half has been a far cry from the entertaining 1st half. It's been a cagey 2nd half from both sides so far. 
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2nd half 15' At the halfway point of the 2nd half, it's still 1-1. Lega Pro have a freekick but the Italians end up fouling the Indian goalkeeper. 
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2nd half 12' Close shave for the Colts as they somehow manage to not concede from a Lega Pro corner. 
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2nd half 10' India win a midfield scramble but their forward ball so far in the 2nd half has been a source of concern. 
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2nd half 9' The Colts get a central freekick which is hit just wide of target. Chance for India. It's still 1-1. 
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2nd half 7' India spurn a great chance on the counter as Stalin chooses the wrong pass after coming through the midfield press. 
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2nd half 5' The Colts with a good chance on the counter but Aniket's shot is blocked well by the Lega Pro goalkeeper. 
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2nd half 3' Lega Pro have started the second half well. They have been stationed inside India's half so far. 
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And we are underway in the 2nd half. 
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31' India nearly score another one as Aniket's shot goes narrowly wide. 1-1
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30' Everything seems to break down in the final third. Both teams have failed to create meaningful openings and that has clearly been because of a lack of quality on the ball. 
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28' Chance for Lega Pro as a deep cross almost hoodwinks Dheeraj in the India goal. The goalkeeper holds on to the ball ultimately. 
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28' It's still 1-1. 
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25' Lega Pro take a sighter from distance but it is a weak effort. 
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23' 1-1 Short corner attempted by the Colts but the shot at the end is wayward. India are creating the better chances here. 
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21' Lega Pro have attacked from their left. Their left winger running on to lofted balls has been a theme so far. The Colts have defended well though, that goal aside. 
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20' Patient attacking play sees the Colts earn a corner here. It's a looping ball but there's a shot at the end of it which is hit over the bar. India 1-1 Lega Pro
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19' India 1-1 Lega Pro
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18' Lega Pro have looked to use the aerial route far too often today. 
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15' India have set up in a 4-1-4-1 shape that allows them to have flexibility in midfield transitions. It has worked well so far as the Colts have kept Lega Pro at an arms length. However, their passes in possession have been ordinary. 
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14' It's been scrappy in midfield sofar with neither team able to gain any supremacy. 
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12' Brilliant counterattack from an India corner from Lega Pro. The goalkeeper intervenes. 
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12' India 1-1 Lega Pro
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11' Lega Pro score from a header as they equalise. It all started from a wide attack and then an inch perfect cross. 
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Gooooaaaaallll for Legal Pro XI
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9' Most of the play has been happening in the midfield so far. Italy haven't been able to penetrate centrally, while the Colts have somewhat slowed down after their rapid start. 
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8' Another wide attack from Lega Pro XI breaks down as India have looked solid from the outset here. 
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8' Lega Pro are attacking via long balls at the moment as the Colts have kept things pretty compact in midfield. 
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7' Italy somehow force forward in attack but India hold on well. 
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6' Good, fast start from the Colts as they look to keep attacking despite the lead. 
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4' It has been a whirlwind start from the Colts, who have taken the early lead. India 1-0 Lega Pro XI
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3' Komal curls in the freekick brilliantly to give India the lead. 
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Gooooaaaaallll for India
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2' Early pressure from India results in a promising freekick situation. Aniket and Komal are pressing well from the front. Freekick to India from the edge of the box. 
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1' And we have kicked off. India are in their sky blue kits while Italy are in their traditional blue. 
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Both teams are out in the pitch now. We are almost ready for kickoff​. 
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Kick-off is imminent here in Fiuggi.
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India U-17s results on European tour:

India 1-2 Vitoria de Setubal
India 1-2 Belenenses
India 2-2 Benfica
India 1-4 Estoril
India 0-3 Benfica
India 1-2 Sporting CP
India 1-1 Saint Leu
India 2-0 Italy
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Kick off is minutes away as the India Colts look to open their Lazio Cup 2017 account on a positive note.
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Hello and welcome to our live coverage of the Indian Under-17 team.

The Colts are on the back of a stunning 2-0 win over a representative Italian youth team last time out, so they will be full of confidence ahead of their Lazio Cup opener. 

Today, India take on a Representative Lega Pro side in the 16-team tournament. The match is in Fiuggi and kicks off at 9 PM Indian Standard Time. India are pitted alongside Lazio, Representative Lega Pro and Valmontone in Group A. Two teams from each group will progress to the quarter-finals.