Striker Thanglalsoun Gangte (Minute 51, 59) scored twice in the second half to bring victory for India. Bangladesh regained a goal thanks to Mirajul Islam’s penalty in the 62nd minute.
Both teams created some chances in the first half, but both were wasted.
The only real chance of the first half fell to India’s net, but the Blue Colts were unsuccessful.
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At the 16th minute, Korou Singh a cross from the right by-line to Gangte, who managed to get his header inside the box. But even with rival goalkeeper Sohanur Rahaman in the middle, he was unable to head the net.
India took the field after the change was over with all the push, and soon took the lead.
The Blue Colts took the lead five minutes after coming back again when the Gangte striker, who was lurking around the opponent’s box, got it just outside the area, and even as the jungle tried to close in. him, this striker has skillfully finished to the right of the keeper.
The score was doubled seven minutes later thanks to a brilliant counter-attack. The Indian defenders blocked an opponent’s attack in the box, and the counterattack from the right made Bangladesh unaware. Final, Vanlalpeka Guide sent it to the box and Gangte didn’t make the mistake of tapping it.
However, Bangladesh equalized just minutes later, after they were awarded a penalty for a slight foul. Striker Mirajul stepped up and fouled India’s keeper Sahil, scoring the only goal of the game.