AFC U19 Qualifiers: Nepal goes down to India as they suffer back to back defeat

u19 teamNepal U19 team got defeated at the hands of neighbour and rival India as they now have zero points from 2 matches. India won the match 1-0 courtesy of a late goal from SK Faiaz in the 87th minute of the match.

Both the teams were under immense pressure to win the match as they had both suffered defeats in their opening matches. India played better than Nepali counterpart for most of the game but Nepal too showed their resolute performance and made some counter attacking moves on few occassions. But Nepalese defenders' resolute performance finally cracked down to Indian attackers pursuit as India marched on to win the match by narrow goal margin and grasped all 3 points. As a result they have their qualification hopes still alive. As for Nepal qualification is all but gone and they should play for the pride in the remaining 2 matches.

In another match played between Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan; Uzbekistan came out on top as they won the game by 1-0. Substitute Sidorov Andray scored the only game of the match in the 77th minute of the match.

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