Twitter is divided when the Indian Men’s Football Team claims a narrow win over Bangladesh in the Asian Games 2023 thanks to a goal from Sunil Chhetri despite a dismal performance.
Indian Football fans had a series of divided opinions as Indian Men’s Football Team claimed their first win in Asian Games 2023. A Sunil Chhetri penalty in the second half separated the side as India claim victory in India vs Bangladesh in Asian Games. This was their first win in the tournament since 2011.
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India vs Bangladesh: Match at a glance:
India defeated Bangladesh 1-0 in their second match of the upcoming Asian Games 2023. The victory helped India regain control of their campaign. Igor Stimac’s team held on to their lead and earned an important victory that keeps them in contention for the knockout stages. The first half went goalless as India wasted numerous opportunities, including a quadruple save by opponent custodian Mitul.
The match appeared to be heading to a goalless draw in the second half after a Samuel Kynshi free kick was deflected off the crossbar. However, in the 85th minute, left winger Bryce Miranda received a long pass on the edge of the opponent box and scored. Bangladesh captain Rahmat Mia fouled the winger, and India was awarded a penalty. As India seized the lead, captain Sunil Chhetri stepped up and placed it into the bottom-left corner.