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King's Cup: India defeats Thailand 1-0

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defeated 1-0 in the on Saturday at in Buriram in

This win is the Indian's new Igor Stimac's first win since his appointment. As a result of this win, the Blue Tigers finished third in the 2019 failed to avenge their 4-1 defeat from the Asian Cup and now have lost both games against in 2019.

The match got off to scratchy start from both the sides. Both the teams were looking to make the first move both defence of both and Thailand was up to the mark.

Finally, the deadlock was broken by India as scored for the Blue Tigers in the 17th minute.

In the 22nd minute, scored for Thailand but the goal was disallowed by the match officials. Teerasil scored but the linesman raised the flag for offside.

At the end of the half time, India was able to maintain a 1-0 lead over Thailand.

As the action after first-half resumed, Thailand was seen looking for attacking moves to get the equaliser.

India's midfield intensity dropped off a bit in the second half. Raynier Fernandes and Amarjit Singh remained silent as Thailand played around with the ball.

Thailand was not able to convert their chances into goals in the second half, even though India kept on making lapses with the ball.

The Blue Tigers were seen doing time-wasting as took an eternity to get going as the crowd jeered him.

Four extra minutes were added on after the completion of 90 minutes, but Thailand failed to score, giving India a 1-0 win. (ANI)

India had lost their opening match of the 3-1 against Curacao. In that match, became the highest (109 matches) for the Blue Tigers.

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First Published: Sat, June 08 2019. 16:16 IST