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India 1-2 Sporting Club Portugal, As It Happened, Under-17 Practice Match

India Under-17s 1-2 Sporting Club Portugal U17, FULL TIME
Updated: 10 May 2017 00:56 IST - Published: 09 May 2017 00:45 IST
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That's it from us. Thank you for joining us. Goodbye and goodnight!
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And that's it. India lose this one 1-2 in a closely fought encounter.

Aniket Jadhav with the goal for India in the second half. However, the hero quickly turned villain as he missed a penalty.
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Sporting now go down the other end and get some reprieve of their own via a corner.
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Into some dangerous areas around the pitch and finally a shot comes in. But that is straight at the keeper.
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India with another corner. This time from the right.

Taken quickly.
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A long ball from India is brilliantly laid off by Aniket. But India fail to bring that to fruition as a crunching challenge comes in.
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India with a corner after some adventurous play down the left. 

But they can't make much of that.
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The game is stifled in the middle right now with neither really threatening to break loose!
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Only 9 minutes remaining in this game. Can India get the equaliser??
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Now India from the left. A header comes in but that is wide of target.
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A ball over the top from India. But they end up fouling.
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A free kick now for India in a dangerous position.

They try a variation as they draw to the right. But the cross in in poor and easily dealt with.
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The Indian youngsters are really pushing for that equaliser. Some good breaks especially down the right. But they have not really been able to get that final decisive ball in.
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That was some interesting piece of defending from the Indian right back. Nearly went down on all fours anticipating a move, lucky that Sporting could not make much out of their foray down the left.
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Another beautiful move down the right from India. They are really hungry for the equaliser. But they have be more clinical in the final third with their passing.
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The floodlights are on here at Lisbon and India with another dangerous foray down their right,
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PENALTY to India!!

But that is saved. Weak effort there. The GK guessed the right way and that was a comfortable height for him.

Golden opportunity for India goes begging.
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A great break from India down the right led by Aniket Jadhav but his ball into the middle is a little behind Komal Thatal and that chance goes missing.
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And India are looking to bring in some fresh legs now.
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But now a good break from Sporing. Down the middle and the midfielder has a runner cutting in from the left. Tries to play him in but the India defence gets to him in time and forces a throw-in.
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Great closing down again from the Indians. The Sporting kids are facing difficulty in playing their way out from the back.
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India looking more and more promising as time goes on.
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A great free kick and the Sporting keeper is forced into making a save and help it out for a corner.
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India on the front foot again and now they have a free kick from a dangerous area.
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Great pressing from India. The ball was in the air and the Sporting defender was looking to bring that under control but he has no time.

But thankfully for him, the Indian youngster commits a foul in his overexuberance.