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Highlights, India vs Tajikistan, Intercontinental Cup 2019 Football Match, Full Score: India lose 2-4 despite Chhetri's brace

India vs Tajikistan, LIVE SCORE, Intercontinental Cup 2019 Football Match Live Updates: Defending champions India lost the first match against Tajikistan by a margin of 2-4.

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Highlights, India vs Tajikistan, Intercontinental Cup 2019 Football Match, Full Score: India lose 2-4 despite Chhetri's brace

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July 07, 2019 - 22:04 (IST)

The game started on a great not for India with Sunil Chhetri scoring two goals but the enjoyment soon turned into despair soon as individual errors costed India four goals in the second half. India played without their best defenders and things must improve in next game.

That's it from our side for tonight. We will see you on 13 July for India's game against North Korea. 

July 07, 2019 - 21:57 (IST)

India led by a 2-0 margin at half-time but lost the game in the second half! 

July 07, 2019 - 21:53 (IST)

FT: India 2-4 Tajikistan

The whistle has been blown. India lose the first match to Tajikistan by a 2-4 margin. The visitors scored four goals in the second half to clinch the match.

July 07, 2019 - 21:51 (IST)

90' India 2-4 Tajikistan:

Three minutes have been added. Can India find few goals in dying minutes?

July 07, 2019 - 21:49 (IST)

88' India 2-4 Tajikistan:

Another substitution for India! Sunil Chhetri goes out for Jobby Justin

July 07, 2019 - 21:47 (IST)

87' India 2-4 Tajikistan:

Jerry puts his body on the line to keep the shot out otherwise it would have been 5-2 for Tajikistan

July 07, 2019 - 21:45 (IST)

83' India 2-4 Tajikistan:

Stimac has made another substitution! Thapa goes off for Farukh

July 07, 2019 - 21:43 (IST)

82' India 2-4 Tajikistan:

Yellow Card! Adil has been penalised for giving away a handball

July 07, 2019 - 21:41 (IST)

79' India 2-4 Tajikistan:

Substitution for visitors! Saidov in and Amirbek out

July 07, 2019 - 21:40 (IST)

78' India 2-4 Tajikistan:

Substitution for India as Rowling Borges comes in for Sahal Samad

India vs Tajikistan, LIVE SCORE, Intercontinental Cup 2019 Football Match: Defending champions India lost the first match against Tajikistan by a margin of 2-4.

Preview: Indian football team are all set for their match against Tajikistan in the Intercontinental Cup at EKA Arena in Ahmedabad.

Apart from defending champion India, Tajikistan, Syria and DPR Korea are the other teams in the competition. All teams will play against each other once, and the top two will make it to the final that will be played on July 17.

Highlights India vs Tajikistan Intercontinental Cup 2019 Football Match Full Score India lose 24 despite Chhetris brace

Sunil Chhetri celebrates after scoring for India against Tajikistan. @IndianFootball

Defender Sandesh Jhingan stated that it will create a special atmosphere in Ahmedabad if people come out in large number to support them.

"Ahmedabad is a splendid choice to host the tournament. It's a wise decision as it will help expand football across all parts of the country. I have trained in the city before recently for my club. I hope that people will come out in large numbers, support us, and create a special atmosphere," AIFF quoted Jhingan as saying.

"Earlier, the National Team has played in Mumbai, Goa, Kochi, Guwahati in recent times. This time the fans in Gujarat will have their chance to stand by the Blue Tigers. The tournament is sure to will generate interest among the local fans," he added.

Defender Rahul Bheke said that the tournament will create an opportunity for the locals to cheer for the Indian side.

"It's remarkable that the Intercontinental Cup will be held for the first time in Gujarat. It provides the opportunity for the fans to come and cheer for us. We are all extremely excited," Bheke said.
Adil Khan, who made his comeback to the National Team in the King's Cup Thailand, echoed the sentiments.

"The atmosphere created by the Thai fans at the King's Cup was amazing. I am sure hope that our fans will also cheer for us at the stadium and push us forward," Khan said.

India will take on Tajikistan in the opener of Intercontinental Cup on 7 July.

With ANI inputs

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