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  • 5 March 2014
  • • 18:00
  • • Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium (Fatorda Stadium), Margao, Goa

Live Commentary

  • FULL TIME: India 2-2 Bangladesh
  • 90' + 8'
    Mamun takes the free-kick but the eventual header goes wide
  • 90' + 7'
    SubstitutionVictorino Fernandes Karanjit Singh
  • 90' + 7'
    SubstitutionVictorino Fernandes Karanjit Singh
  • 90' + 6'
    Yellow/Red Subrata Paul
  • 90' + 6'
    Yellow/Red Subrata Paul
  • 90' + 6'
    A second yellow card for the India goalkeeper who came out of his area to make a tackle on the Bangladesh player coming charging in
  • 90' + 2'
    Goal Sunil Chhetri
    GOOOAALLL!!!! What a strike by Chhetri at the near post on the left as the Bengaluru FC striker latched on to a Denzil Franco cross whipped from the right to volley the ball in with his left foot
  • 90'
    Five minutes added time
  • 90'
    CLOSE!!! Lamare crosses in and the ball comes down right across the face of the goal in a goalmouth meelee and drifts wide of the left post
  • 89'
    CHANCE!! India on the counter. Alwyn combining well with Chhetri with a one-two passing going on between them while Bangladesh defender Rayhan Hasan snatched the ball away from the former in a latch ditch tackle
  • 88'
    Lamare's free-kick cleared and India is now falling back
  • 87'
    Can India make a comeback?
  • 85'
    SubstitutionN. Chowdhury Mohammad Toklis Ahmed
  • 85'
    SubstitutionMohammad Sohel Rana Mohammad Linkon
  • 85'
    SubstitutionMithun Chowdhury Mohammad Toklis Ahmed
  • 85'
    A double substitution made by Lodewijk de Kruif
  • 85'
    SubstitutionMohammad Sohel Rana Mohammad Linkon
  • 82'
    HOW DIDN'T THE BALL GO IN?! First it falls for Alwyn who tries to squeeze the ball past the rival keeper, but Alam gets down in time and was quick enough to react to a shot off the rebound by Chhetri. The final chance in the move saw Victorino's header tipped above the post by Alam. TRIPPLE SAVE
  • 81'
    CHANCE!!! Lamare tries to chip the ball in front for Balwant, who beat the offside trap, but Bangladesh goalkeeper Alam beat the India striker to the ball
  • 78'
    SubstitutionFrancis Fernandes Alwyn George
  • 78'
    SubstitutionFrancis Fernandes Alwyn George
  • 78'
    Francis is carried out of a stretcher for treatment as Alwyn George warms up on the sidelines
  • 76'
    It may be observed that Francis, the man down at the moment, has shifted to the left wing after the inclusion of Victorino Fernandes
  • 74'
    CHANCE!!! Francis rounds off his marker on the left and plays the ball in the box for Chhetri, but it's cleared by a bunch of Bangladesh defenders
  • 70'
    SHOT!!! Chhetri shoots wide from outside the box
  • 69'
    Subrata slides outside the box to clear the ball against an onrushing Mithun Chowdhury, but only as far as Narayan Das who put the ball out to safety
  • 64'
    Own Goal Arnab Mondal
    GOOAALLL!!! Bangladesh are in the lead. A cross by Hemonta Vincent Biswas intended for Mithun Chowdhury and a clearance attempted by Arnab Mondal saw the ball enter his own nets. Own goal
  • 63'
    SubstitutionRobin Singh Balwant Singh
  • 63'
    Huge cheers and applaud as Balwant Singh replaces Robin Singh
  • 63'
    SubstitutionRobin Singh Balwant Singh
  • 62'
    Francis Fernandes finds himself with plenty of space on the left but the pass that finds him has been scrambled by the winger.
  • 59'
    It's Bangladesh's turn to attack now as Sohel Rana finds the goal scorer Mithun who had plenty of room on the right flank but his cross is well over the bar.
  • 57'
    Sunil Chhetri dances his way around 3 Bangladeshi defender to lay the ball to Narayan Das on the left but the wing back's cross is poor.
  • 56'
    Balwant Singh is warming up on the sidelines. Will he make his debut tonight? The crowd absolutely love him.
  • 55'
    Aiborlang now finds Robin Singh with a defence splitting pass but the Bengaluru F.C forward is offside.
  • 52'
    Yellow Card Mohammad Sohel Rana
  • 52'
    Yellow Card Mohammad Sohel Rana
  • 52'
    Poor defending from the Indians that resulted in the equalizer.
  • 51'
    Goal Mithun Chowdhury
    GOAL!! Mithun Chowdary scores from inside the box as Sohel Rana put the ball in for him after good play from the Bangladesh's midfield.
  • 49'
    Bangladesh look to attack from the left hand side but the cross is poor.
  • 48'
    A lovely back flip by Chhetri to release Francis on the left, but the latter's attempt to put the ball is blocked by Uddin Chowdhury
  • 48'
    No danger from the setpiece and the eventual throw-in is cleared away by Arnab Mondal
  • 47'
    Yellow Card Subrata Paul
  • 47'
    The new man in, Lamare, gives away a free-kick a few yards outside the India box
  • 46'
    SubstitutionC. Miranda Victorino Fernandes
  • 46'
    SubstitutionMehtab Hossain Rocus Lamare
  • 46'
    Second half resumes
  • HALF-TIME: India 1-0 Bangladesh
  • SubstitutionMehtab Hossain Rocus Lamare
  • SubstitutionC. Miranda Victorino Fernandes
  • 45' + 2'
    Yellow Card Subrata Paul
  • 45'
    Three minutes added time
  • 45'
    Paul does equally well to divert the resultant corner wide
  • 44'
    SAVE!!! First test for Subrata Paul as the Indian custodian had to dive to his left to keep out a shot by Sohel Rana
  • 41'
    CLOSE!!! The Bangladesh defense is caught napping as Robin Singh cuts pasts Yeasin Khan but wasn't able to beat goalkeeper Alam in a one-on-one situation
  • 39'
    Mehtab Hossain has gone down as the play has been stopped. He has been taken out for further treatment.
  • 38'
    Although India have the lead they have not been threatening at all up front playing as the home team.
  • 36'
    Bangladesh are controlling possession but do not seem to create any clear cut chances at the moment.
  • 35'
    The corner is a tame one as India have the ball back.
  • 34'
    Bangladesh get a free-kick just outside the box. Mamunul curls it in search of head, but the Indian defence clears it for a corner.
  • 32'
    Bangladesh try an attacking move as skipper Mamun tries to find Sohel Rana, but the delivery is too long and falls for Denzil Franco instead
  • 29'
    Miranda's cross blocked on the left wing by Md. Nasir Uddin Chowdhury while the Indian winger was eyeing for Robin Singh in the box
  • 26'
    Too long delivery in the India half by Yeasin Khan
  • 25'
    Both skippers invloved in an off the ball incident and Bangladesh get a free-kick in their own half
  • 24'
    Ameli with a disappointing free-kick that flies above the post
  • 23'
    Yellow Card Aibor Khongjee
  • 23'
    Yellow Card Aibor Khongjee
  • 23'
    Khongjee brings down Ameli at the edge of the box
  • 22'
    Lenny shoots a feable shot in the hands of the Bangladesh keeper
  • 21'
    CHANCE!!!! Robin Singh heads a Miranda corner wide
  • 20'
    A pass slipped through to Denzil Franco meanwhile and the India right back earns a corner
  • 19'
    Bangladesh are trying to build some play in the midfield through Md. Jahid Hasan Ameli and Jamal Bhuyan but to no much accord so far
  • 17'
    Chhetri's attempt misses the left post
  • 16'
    India had a free-kick around 25 yards away from the goal
  • 14'
    Goal Sunil Chhetri
    GOAAALLL!!!! Robin Singh releases Chhetri on the left wing and the skipper made the best use of the space at hand to move a few yards ahead and find the far post of the net with a beautiful placement
  • 10'
    SHOT! It's Francis again who gives a pass to Chhetri from the right side of the pitch. The shot is saved by the keeper and the resulting ball falls just short of Clifford Miranda. Corner!
  • 7'
    All of India's attacking play has been on the right flank at the moment. Salgaocar's Francis Fernandes has been good so far.
  • 6'
    CHANCE! India break through with Francis again penetrating the right flank, he finds Chhetri who's first touch pass to Robin is called offside.
  • 5'
    Francis Fernandes finds plenty of space on the right flank but his cross is straight into the hands of the keeper.
  • 4'
    India try to control possession but the Bangladesh defence have successfully defended the attack.
  • 2'
    The corner is cleared but the resulting ball is shot goalwards only to be blocked by Arnab Mondal.
  • 1'
    KICK OFF: Bangladesh kick off with a long ball forward and they already have the first corner of the game.
  • CHANCE! Mithun Chowdary who has been a threat for the India defence makes a surging run through the right but Subrata darts in to make a timely interception.
  • India is in their traditional blue colors while Bangladesh are in bright red. India have won their last International game 2-0 against Nepal 2-0 while Bangladesh's last match ended in defeat against their sub-continental rivals Pakistan.
  • The teams are going to come out any time now. The crowd is below par considering it's an International game. The India U-17 team prospects are here to have a look at the game with their coach.
  • India's met Bangladesh in the SAFF Championship last time around when the match ended in a 1-1 stalemate. Sunil Chhetri scored a wonderful free-kick in the 95th minute to level the game.
  • Bangladesh lineup: Sahidul Alam(GK), Rayhan Hasan, Mohammad Nasir, Yeasin Khan, Atiqur Rahman, Jamal Bhuyan, Mithun Chowdary. Mamunul Islam(C), Jahid Hasan, Hemonta Biswas, Sohel Rana.Subs: MD.Linkon, Yeamin Ahmed, Rubel Miya, Mohammed Toklis, Aminur Rahman, Touhidul Alam, Topu Barman, Mohammad Mazharul Islam(GK), Sahidul Alam(GK), Didarul Hoque.
  • India Lineups: Subrata, Denzil Franco, Aiborlang, Arnab Mondal, Lenny, Mehtab Hossain, Robin Singh, Francisco Fernandes, Clifford, Narayan Das, Sunil ChhetriSubs: Alwyn George, Gurjinder, Sandesh, Vitorino, Karanjit (GK), Balwanth Singh, Ralte, Rocus, Amrinder(GK)
  • Good evening everyone. Welcome to Goal's live coverage of the International friendly between India and Bangladesh straight from the Fatorda stadium in Goa.