Dhe first chance of the game fell to the hosts right in the second minute itself. Winger
Rfter the initial scare, Iran began to make their way into the game but the Indians were equal to the task. The half was played predominantly in the midfield as both sides battled for territory with coach
Dn the 15th minute,
Seven minutes later,
Rndia got their next chance in the 30th minute after a searching ball from the right flank caused chaos in the Iranian penalty area. The ball fell to
Cs the match headed towards the interval, Iran caused a serious scare for the home side as forward Sara
Sfter the breather, India got off to an electric start as
Spurred, the same duo combined excellently two minutes later to set up the opening goal.
Ihree minutes later,
mran looked to look more apply pressure but the Indian defence stood firm. The centre-back pairing of
She visitors continued to throw players forward, leaving them vulnerable on the break, and India almost grabbed a second in the manner but were denied by the woodwork.
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