Ahmedabad: The Indian football team played 1-1 draw against Syria in their last match of the Intercontinental Cup on Tuesday. With this he missed the spot in the final. But he also stopped Syria from going to the finals. The match played in The Arena by Transistaia was a 'Do or Die' fight for Syria. Winning the match in this match to the final. Due to the draw, his dream of going to the final broke.
With this draw India could not even make it to the final. However, the possibility of going to this match even before it was unlikely. To go to the finals, he had to win in this match by six goals difference. Now teams of North Korea and Tajikistan will clash in the final on Friday.
India scored the first goal against Syria. For him, this goal was scored in the 52nd minute by 18 year old Narender Gehlot. In the 77th minute, Syrian returned to the penalty, but he could not make the second goal and missed the final.
In the first half, Syria has more opportunities than India. In the fourth minute, he took advantage of India's mistake and tried to score in the circle where goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh became a barrier. India also responded two minutes later. Uddanta Singh gave a great cross to the tour. The trip could not take it in its possession.
Both teams could not score after continuous effort. In the first half, Gehlot of India got a yellow card in the 39th minute. Shortly after coming to the second half, Gehlot opened India's account by scoring the best header. India got a corner in the 52nd minute. Aniruddha Thapa took the corner and put the ball in the box. Gehlot placed the ball in the left corner of the net with his header and placed India ahead with one goal.
For India, everything was going well in this match. Indian coach Igor Steamac made a change in the 74th minute. Due to a problem in the muscle, the jury was called out to the floor, Jerry Lerinzuala was sent to the field. The same player dropped him in an attempt to tackle Ahmed Alhamd in the 77th minute and the referee gave the penalty to Syria. Firas al Khatib has not made any mistake in reducing this scoring chance and scoring a score equal to 1-1.