BREAKING: Bhutan stuns Bangladesh 1-0 in the opener of 13th SA Games men's football. Thanks for being with us. Congrats to Bhutan. Maldives will play against Sri Lanka this evening.
Four minutes of added time.
Kabi Raj Rai replaces Phub Thinley for Bhutan
Just five minutes to go for a stunner.
Penalty appeal from Bangladesh but referee Maharjan turns it down.
Now just 10 minutes left on the clock. Bhutan are 1-0 up against Bangladesh.
3 Hrs long opening ceremony has taken a toll on the field. It doesn't look nice now. There are so many patches on the field.
There are matches everyday till December 10. We hope we will pull it through.
Nepalese spectators are supporting Bhutan. Remember, Bhutanese supporters had rooted for Nepal against Kuwait in Thimpu.
Pitch doesn't look nice after opening games ceremony yesterday !
With that cheeky goal, Bhutan are 1-0 up against Bangladesh. Remember, Bhutan will play against hosts Nepal tomorrow. After India snub, Nepal controversially changed the fixtures drawing criticism from other team's coaches.
Lovely pass fed to Chencho, fantastic chance, what a chance, oh hooooo GOAL.GOAL.GOAL! What a brilliant finish by CHENCHO ! Bhutan are 1-0 up.
Oh hoo ! What a chance for Bhutan. Lovely attempt from Chencho, wonderful goalkeeping from BAN goalie. Corner kick to Bhutan.
30 mins remaining on the clock, Bangladesh 0 Bhutan 0. Which team do you think will socre first ?
Bhutan used to be punching bags but not anymore. They are now on par level with other South Asian countries.
Corner kick to Bhutan. Not that clinical one. Bangladesh is on counter move.
Five minutes into the break. Both teams look recharged after the break.
Lovely diagonal pass, Bhutan is on attack, good chance here, Phub Thinley fires the ball above the bar from close range.
Corner kick to Bangladesh. Header goes out from the target.
Second half starts..
HALF TIME. Bangladesh 0 Bhutan 0. Stick with us.
One minute of added time.
Not that exciting match this afternoon here at Dasharath stadium. Bright, sunny day out here. Pleasant weather. Newly renovated stadium looks fantastic.
Five minutes remaining on the clock. Both teams are still goalless.
What a miss by Bangladesh. Good cross is taken but mis-timed header from Bangladeshi front liner.
Nince punch out from Bangladesh goalie. Bhutan slowly putting pressure on Bangladesh.
Remember in day's second match, Maldives will play against Sri Lanka. Stick with GoalNepal for exclusive coverage.
30 mins gone, Bangladesh 0 Bhutan 0.
Not that impressive football from both sides. What's your take? Who's gonna win the match?
Corner kick to Bangladesh. Bhutan clears the danger away quickly.
Not that breathtaking attempts from both sides. Wait, here is a corner kick for Bhutan. Good chance but not utilized.
Free kick to Bangladesh. Jamal takes the kick, rebounded shot flies over the bar.
CHENCHO ! brilliant chance to open the score but his tight angle finish goes little wide from the pole.
20 mins gone, Bangladesh 0 Bhutan 0.
Bangladesh coach Jamie Day is on touchline. Rabiul Hasan looks injured. No, he is fine.
Bangladesh is trying to break through, Rabiul Hassan kick from outside the box flies over the bar.
Corner kick is taken by Jamal, not that clinical one. Which team do you think will win? What's your final score?
Lovely counter move from Bangladesh, quick clearance from Bhutanese defender. Corner kick to Bangladesh.
Corner kick to Bhutan. Poor kick is taken.
Free kick to Bhutan. Bangladeshi defender heads the ball out for a corner kick to Bhutan.
Long throw in, Bhutanese goalie tries to clear the ball, before he does that Bangladeshi striker heads the ball out.
First shot on target from Bangladesh. Bhutan goalie is in alert position and no problem for him to get hold on it.
Chencho with brilliant move but last defender of Bangladesh manages to clear the ball for throw in.
Chencho with the ball, flanked by two Bangladeshi defenders, but he fails to deliver the cross.
Bhutan are in orange kit, Bangladesh are in green shirts. First corner kick of the match. Jamal takes the kick. Bhutanese goalie hardly punches the ball out of danger zone.
Both teams are entering the field. Are you excited for the match?
Both teams are now under tunnel, ready to enter the field. We can see some turn out here at the stadium.
Both teams are now done with warm up.
Players are out for warm up session. We are just 35 mins away from kick off.
GoalNepal would like to welcome all fans from South Asia. Are you from Bangladesh and Bhutan? Dhonyobad & Tashi Delek
Both teams have arrived at the stadium. They are about to start warm up session.
|Sn.||Match||Status||Result||Date & Time||Venue|
|1||Bangladesh U23 - Bhutan U23||Played||0 - 1||2019-12-02||Dasharath Stadium|
|2||Maldives U23 - Sri Lanka U23||Played||0 - 0||2019-12-02||Dasharath Stadium|
|3||NepalU23 - Bhutan U23||Played||4 - 0||2019-12-03||Dasharath Stadium|
|4||Bangladesh U23 - Maldives U23||Played||1 - 1||2019-12-03||Dasharath Stadium|
|5||NepalU23 - Sri Lanka U23||Played||1 - 1||2019-12-04||Dasharath Stadium|
|6||Bhutan U23 - Maldives U23||Played||2 - 1||2019-12-05||Dasharath Stadium|
|7||Sri Lanka U23 - Bangladesh U23||Played||0 - 1||2019-12-05||Dasharath Stadium|
|8||NepalU23 - Maldives U23||Played||2 - 1||2019-12-07||Dasharath Stadium|
|9||Sri Lanka U23 - Bhutan U23||Played||0 - 3||2019-12-07||Dasharath Stadium|
|10||NepalU23 - Bangladesh U23||Played||1 - 0||2019-12-08||Dasharath Stadium|