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India vs Sri Lanka SAFF Championship 2021 Live Score and Commentary

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedOct 07, 2021 20:36 IST

FT: India 0-0 Sri Lanka

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20:36 (IST)7 OCT 2021

FULL TIME: India 0-0 Sri Lanka

20:36 (IST)7 OCT 2021

90+5' A collision and 2 Sri Lankan players are down on the field. Goalkeeper Sujan and one of their defenders as well. After a prolonged period and the medical staff coming on, both players are back on the field of play.

20:36 (IST)7 OCT 2021

90' Additional Time: 8 Minutes

20:34 (IST)7 OCT 2021

88' WHAT A MISS! Biggest opportunity of the game so far and again India have missed a golden chance to go into the lead. India get a corner and it is an inswinging one from the right. The ball is flicked on at the near post from Chhetri and finds its way to Subhasish Bose at the far pole. He blazes it over the bar and Sri Lanka escape narrowly.

20:34 (IST)7 OCT 2021

81' Substitution for India: Manvir Singh replaces Mandar Rao Dessai

20:34 (IST)7 OCT 2021

75' The game has turned into bit of a midfield battle as both teams vie for the possession.

20:33 (IST)7 OCT 2021

68' Substitution for India: Farukh Chaudhary replaces Anirudh Thapa

20:33 (IST)7 OCT 2021

68' Substitution for India: Sahal Abdul Samad replaces Liston Colaco.

20:27 (IST)7 OCT 2021

60' Closer and closer! This time it was Anirudh Thapa. India attack down the left with Mandar Rao Dessai, who whips in a low cross. Thapa stretches in an attempt to guide the ball into the back of the net but it just evades him and the ball is put behind for a corner.

20:26 (IST)7 OCT 2021

52' Chance wasted! India press and win the ball high up the field. Udanta is released on the right, he goes past his man with ease and has ample amount of time to pick the right pass. Udanta looks to whip the ball in with power but overhits it and the ball goes out for a throw-in.

20:26 (IST)7 OCT 2021

46' Second-half kicks-off.

20:26 (IST)7 OCT 2021

46' Substitution at half-time for India: Mohammed Yasir replaces Suresh Singh Wangjam

20:25 (IST)7 OCT 2021

HALF TIME: India 0-0 Sri Lanka

20:25 (IST)7 OCT 2021

45+1' Over the bar!!! Another good opportunity for India goes begging. Thapa whips in a corner, this time towards the far post. Glan Martins is the man stationed there but his header goes wide off the target. India controlling the game but not the scoreline.

20:25 (IST)7 OCT 2021

Additional Time: 1 Minute.

20:25 (IST)7 OCT 2021

42' Suresh Singh is booked. Singh goes in an attempt to win the ball but takes out Sri Lankan man Duckson instead, in a very rough challenge. The referee brings out the card and cautions the Indian midfielder.

20:25 (IST)7 OCT 2021

31' An opening but India could not make the most of it. Colaco steals the ball in midfield and looks to attack the backline of Sri Lanka. Chhetri makes the run behind the defence but Colaco fails to slide the ball in between the lines for his skipper.

16:52 (IST)7 OCT 2021

22' MISS! Udanta Singh whips in a pin-point ball from the right to find Liston Colaco, who was left stranded in the Lankan box and just had to keep the header on target but somehow skews it over the goal.

16:50 (IST)7 OCT 2021

20' Anirudh Thapa floats in yet another free-kick Puslas clears it with a defensive header. Chhetri was lurking behind the defender.

16:44 (IST)7 OCT 2021

14' Cross from the left towards Chhetri but Sri Lanka keeper Sujan Perera punches it away for safety.

16:43 (IST)7 OCT 2021

11' Anirudh Thapa delivers a free-kick, Sri Lankan defenders clear it with ease.

16:43 (IST)7 OCT 2021

8' WIDE! First shot of the game. Sri Lanka go wide and get the ball to Ahmed Razeek in the box who makes a turn and shoots wide.

16:42 (IST)7 OCT 2021

6' Ashikur Rahaman is booked for a challenge on Anirudh Thapa.

16:32 (IST)7 OCT 2021

3' Jude Supan makes a run down the middle with the ball but Suresh Wangjam is on the way to take the ball away from the Sri Lankan midfielder.

16:30 (IST)7 OCT 2021

1' KICK-OFF!

16:07 (IST)7 OCT 2021

16:06 (IST)7 OCT 2021

India Substitutes: Chinglensana Singh, Lalengmawia, Manvir Singh,  Brandon Fernandes, Farukh Chaudhary, Dheeraj Singh, Jeakson Singh, Yasir Mohammad, Sahal Abdul Samad, Pritam Kotal, Vishal Kaith, Rahim Ali

16:04 (IST)7 OCT 2021

India XI: Gurpreet Singh Sandhu (GK), Rahul Bheke, Subhasish Bose, Anirudh Thapa, Glan Martins, Sunil Chetri, Udanta Singh, Liston Colaco, Suresh Singh, Seriton Fernandes, Manda  Rrrao

15:57 (IST)7 OCT 2021

Hello and Welcome to Sportskeeda's LIVE coverage of the SAFF Championship 2021 game between India and Sri Lanka from the National Stadium in the Maldives. This is your host, Sayak Dipta and I will keep you company as we land. 
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