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U-18 Women's SAFF Meet: India beat Bhutan 1-0 to finish third

Press Trust of India  |  Thimphu 

women beat by a solitary strike from Devneta Roy to finish third in on Sunday.

Devneta scored the winner in the 73rd minute which proved to be the difference between the two teams in a closely contested encounter.

In the 15th minute, Devneta failed to tap home from close range after a cross from the left flank found her in perfect position.

Back-to-back chances for Balamurugan failed to see the light the day as the Indian women upped the ante.

In the 24th minute, Bala's shot from inside the 18-yard box missed the target and her powerful nod in the 27th minute went over the horizontal.

After change of ends, hosts started on a positive note and dominated possession as hit on the counter.

In the 73rd minute, Devneta, after sidestepping her marker, lobbed the ball over the to give its decisive lead.

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First Published: Sun, October 07 2018. 21:15 IST