FT- Jeje Lapekhlua scores a brace while Sumit Passi, Sandesh Jhingan, Mohammed Rafique, Fulgancio Cardozo one each, as India rout Laos 6-1 in their second leg meeting of the 2019 AFC Asian Cup play-off at Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium in Guwahati.
90′ – Added time 3 minutes.
87′ – Fulgancio Cardozo scores on his debut as India added the sixth.
84′ – Jeje’s square pass for Passi is intercepted by the Laos defence and cleared away.
83′ – Mohammed Rafique makes it 5-1 for the home side.
81′ – – India makes their final change as Alwyn George comes in for Eugeneson Lyngdoh.
75′ – Jeje completes his brace as he slotted past the Laos custodian to make it 4-1 for India.
73‘ – India makes their second change as Fulgancio Cardozo repalces Keegan Pereira.
68′ – Laos are getting desperate to get back into the game.
60′ – India are putting pressure on the Laos defense to add more.
53′ – India showing some positive intent early on in the half.
48′ – Sandesh Jhingan heads the ball home to double India’s advantage.
46′ – Second-half begins at Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium in Guwahati.
HT – India leading 2-1 at half-time courtesy two late goals from Jeje Lalpekhlua and Sumit Passi.
45′ – India takes the lead through Sumit Passi who slotted in Jackichand’s pass.
45′ – Added time 1 minute.
43′ – Jeje restore the parity for India of an Jackichand Singh cross.
41′ – India makes first substitution Jackichand Singh comes in for Udanta Singh.
37′ – Though India are creating some good chances but sofar Laos defenders have defended bravely.
30′ – We are approaching the half-hour mark as Laos leading by a solitary goal.
27′ – A Laotian player attepmted one from outside the box but Gupreet gathers the ball with ease.
21′ – Chhetri brought down inside the penalty box, referee rejects appeal for a penalty kick.
19′ – India came close through Jeje but the striker failed to keep his effort on target.
16′ – Laos takes the lead through Khonesavanh Sihavong.
13′ – Corner for Laos but Indian defense clears the ball in safety
10′ – India are dominating the early proceedings with Jeje testing the Laos defense often.
4′ – Freekick for Laos but the India defense clear the ball.
1′ – Laos kicked-off the proceedings at Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium in Guwahati.
India’s Starting XI: Gurpreet Singh Sandhu (GK); Rino Anto, Arnab Mondal, Sandesh Jhingan, Keegan Pereira; Udanta Singh, Sumit Passi, Md. Rafique, Eugeneson Lyngdoh; Jeje Lalpekhlua, Sunil Chhetri (c).
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