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SAFF Championship: India 2-1 Afghanistan

Updated: 04 January 2016 00:51 IST - Published: 03 January 2016 18:01 IST
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FT: India 2-1 Afghanistan.
Yet another feather added to Sunil Chhetri's already glittering cap!
FT: India 2-1 Afghanistan. Yet another feather added to Sunil Chhetri's already glittering cap!
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31' Gurpreet grabs the ball, but he seems hurt.
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Final sub for IND: Sanju Pradhan replaces Bikash Jairu.
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30' Ahmad is issued a yellow for appealing for a penalty.
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3 minutes of added time.
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27' Mondal is taken off in a stretcher as Khongjee comes on.
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The Afghanistan coach has been sent off for appealing for a penalty. There were claims for a handball but the referee isn't convinced.
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23' Free-kick for Afghanistan as the incoming cross was punched by Gurpreet. It was followed by a melee in the penalty box with Afghanistan eventually hitting the box. ​
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21' After Jeje's shot is blocked by Saighani, Narzary has a go at the goal but the shot goes over the bar.
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SUB for Afghanistan: Zubayr Amiri off for Ahmad Hatifie.
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20' Taher tries to curl one past Gurpreet but he grabs it easily.
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The second half of the extra-time is back!
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The first half of the extra time is over.
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14' Just after scoring his first goal of the night, Sunil Chhetri tries to do a bit too much and ends up dallying too long on the ball. India lose a good chance to take a two-goal lead. ​
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Chhetri wins the ball with the goalkeeper and two defenders on him, takes a controlled shot and the ball creeps in over the line.
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10' GOOOAL! With two minutes to go in the first half of the extra-time, skipper Sunil Chhetri finds the much needed break for India after poor defender from the Afghanis.
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7' Corner for Afghanistan. The delivery is well cleared by the Indian defence. A follow-up shot from a long-range goes past Gurpreet.
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6' First substitute for India: Halder comes on for Lyngdoh.
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4' Quite a few crosses from Jairu from the left flank. However, the end product in the final third has been pretty poor.
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ET 3': Lyngdoh gets a yellow card for a rough challenge.
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The first half of extra time kicks off. India are yet to make a change in the match so far. Afghanistan have made two.
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The referee blows the full-time whistle, and the match will now move to extra-time. FT: India 1-1 Afghanistan
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92' Five Indian defenders fail to stop the Afghan attack from getting a shot, but the attempt goes wide.
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89' Jairu's cross from the left flank almost finds Jeje, but the Afghan defenders get to the ball first.
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86' Free-kick in favour of India as Chhetri prepares to take it. A brilliant attempt but the shot is easily saved by the keeper.
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85' The ball goes out for a throw-in after Chhetri loses the ball near the touchline. He did great to keep the ball to himself for so long, but the end product was disappointing.
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84' Narayan Das attempted a cross but it ended up challenging the goalkeeper.
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SUB: Afghanistan replace Norlla Amiri with Omid Popalzay.
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81' Skipper Faysal has a go at the goal after some good work down the right flank and a wonderful pass from his teammate. However, the shot goes wide away.