FULL TIME. Nepal 1 India 1.
Flying header from Kamal Thapa goes wide from the pole.
Four minutes of added time.
Kamal Thapa and Nitin Thapa enter the field. Nitin makes a debut for NEPAL
Corner kick to Nepal. Poor one from Sunil Bal.
Loose shot from Bishal Rai in a counter move. Good chance is wasted.
Nepalese players are trying to play some passing game but they are not accurate.
15 mins remianing on the clock, Nepal 1 India 1.
Anjan Bista OUT, Suraj Thakuri IN - NEPAL
Sunil Chetri OUT, Bipin Singh IN - India
Manish Dangi, Sunil Bal & Bishal Rai are IN. Ayush Ghalan, Nawayug Shrestha are IN for NEPAL
Free kick to Nepal after Tej Tamang is fouled. Ayush Ghalan takes the kick but easy clearance from Indian defense line.
Much better display from India in the second half. It's 1-1. We still have time left in the match.
GOAL! Sunil Chhetri shot is brilliantly blocked by GK Kiran but Aniruddha Thapa nets the rebounded ball in. Yes, Aniruddh Thapa scored for India.
Nepalese players look much better today. Looks like coach AA is doing everything for the team !
Good lovely chance for India. Sunil Chhetri goes for a header but ball opts to go out from the pole.
Ayush Ghalan looks ambitious with his shot, ball goes over the bar.
Aniruddh Thapa's free kick is well saved by GK Kiran Chemjong.
Kiran moves forward, he tries to clear the ball. He is yellow carded.
Anjan Bista is yellow carded for a foul. Free kick is awarded to India.
Anjan Bista sets up a pass to Pujan, he tries long ranger which goes over the bar.
India made two changes in the half time. Rahim Ali and Aniruddh Thapa are IN.
Second half starts...
HALF TIME. Nepal started slow but they showed character as the times goes by. Stick with us for second half action.
Five minutes remaining for a break. Nepal are 1-0 up against India. Watch it LIVE on tv.goalnepal.com
GOAL.GOAL.GOAL! Anjan Bista scores for Nepal utilizing a mistake from Indian defense line.
Ananta Tamang loses his concentration as he fails to control the ball. Throw in to India.
30 mins gone, Nepal 0 India 0. You can watch the match LIVE on tv.goalnepal.com
Frantic effort from Pujan Uparkoti as he quickly tries to shoot the long ranger.
Swift touch from Aysh Ghalen, such a confident game from him in the debut match. His pass is wasted as the ball goes too far away.
Corner kick to India. Goalie Kiran Chemjong is fouled. Referee Prakash Nath whistles right away for a foul.
20 mins gone, Nepal 0 India 0.
Nepalese team now looks slightly confident and is trying to hold the ball in the middle.
10 mins gone, Nepal 0 India 0. You can watch the match LIVE on tv.goalnepal.com
Throw in to India. Nepalese defenders are busy at bay. Easily cleared by Ananta Tamang.
We can see impressive crowd despite COVID situation.
Nepal is yet to settle down on the pitch. Indians look better from the word go.
Indians have started the game in a good note. They are keeping the ball with them. Two corner kicks in the first two minutes but not utilized.
We are all set for match. Both teams are ready to enter the field.
FIFA referee PRakash Nath Shrestha is the man in charge of the match.
Both teams are now done with warm ups. Get ready for the match.
Both teams are now warming up for the match. Are you ?
GK: Kiran Chemjong
DFs: Suman Aryal, Gautam Shrestha, Ananta Tamang, Dinesh Rajbanshi
MFs: Tej Tamang, Pujan Uparkoti, Suman Lama
FWs: Anajan Bista, Nawayug Shrestha, Ayush Ghalan
India First XI: Gurpreet Singh Sandhu (GK), Rahul Bheke, Subhasis Bose, Akash Mishra, Chinglensana Singh, Brandon Fernandes, Suresh Singh, Glan Martins, Liston Colaco, Manier Singh, Sunil Chhetri (C)
Both teams are now heading towards the stadium.
The match will kick off at 5:30 PM and you can watch it LIVE on tv.goalnepal.com
Both teams are about to leave team hotel for the stadium.
Hello and Namaste. Welcome to you all from Dasharth stadium.