India vs Myanmar, Sunil Chhetri: The Indian football team faced the challenge of Myanmar in the Asian Games. The match between India and Myanmar ended in a 1-1 draw. But the Indian team has reached the pre-quarterfinals. India has reached the pre-quarterfinals of the Asian Games after 13 years. Now the Indian team will take the field against Saudi Arabia in the next round. Actually, Saudi Arabia’s team is considered strong. This team had defeated Lionel Messi’s Argentina in the FIFA World Cup.
Such was the thrill of India-Myanmar match
Talking about India-Myanmar match, Indian captain Sunil Chhetri scored the first goal of the match. The Indian captain did it in the 23rd minute of the match. In this way the Indian team went ahead 1-0 in the match. After this, Myanmar team kept attacking continuously, but did not succeed in scoring a goal. However, Myanmar played well in the second half. Myanmar scored in the 76th minute. In this way the match came to a tie of 1-1. But after this both the teams could not score goals.
India reaches RO16 of Asian Games after playing draw with Myanmar
In the first half, Sunil Chhetri gave India the lead through a penalty.
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How much did the points table change after the India-Myanmar match?
The Indian football team had to face a 1-5 defeat against China in its first match, but this team made a great comeback against Bangladesh. India defeated Bangladesh 1-0. India and Myanmar have 4 points each in 3 matches. Apart from this, India and Myanmar are also equal in goal difference, but India has scored one more goal than Myanmar in the tournament. In this way Myanmar is at third place in the points table. At the same time, China is on top in the points table with 6 points after 2 matches.
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