King’s Cup 2019 India beat host Thailand, Anilwara Thapa scored the only goal
King’s Cup 2019: Indian football team beat Thailand Thailand team 1-0 in their second and final match of the Kings Cup 2019 played at Chang Arena. Given With this victory, the Indian team is at the third position in the tournament. Anirudh Thapa scored the only goal for the Indian team. India was also third in this tournament in 1977. This is the first win of the Indian team under the guidance of chief coach Igor Štimac.
Following the statement given before the match, Igor Stimac made a total of eight changes in the first 11 and sat out Sunil Chhetri as well. In his absence, the message of the Kerala Blasters defender Jashangan (Captain Jhingan) captained him. Steamak gave Amarinder Singh, Adil Khan, Aniruddha Thapa, Vineet Rai, Renior Fernandes, Amarjeet Singh, Balwant Singh, and Farooq Chaudhary a chance. The start of India was brilliant and it was the first minute to show concern in Thailand and put pressure on the midfield and defense of Thailand. The advantage of the attacking application was found in the 17th minute by the visiting team. India attacked the wing and rounded the defender on the cross of defender Adil Khan, Thapa gave his team an edge.
After lapsing from one goal, Thailand’s team showed confidence in having more control over the ball. Host team attacked in the 22nd minute and Captain Teerasil Dangda managed to put the ball in the 18-yard box, but the referee called him off-side. Before the first half ended, there were some chances to make Thailand a goal, but Adil Khan, who was performing well in the match, did not allow the host team to match with strong tackling. Farooq Choudhary of India also got an opportunity to double the edge of his team in the time of injury. However, he did not score in a one-on-one position.
The second half was extremely exciting. Both teams had tough competition from the very beginning. In the 55th minute of the match, the player of the host gave the cross from the right wing and goalkeeper Amarinder Singh did a great defense and did not allow India to lag behind in the match. In the 68th minute, Thailand suffered a severe blow. Due to injury, Suphan Thongsong had to go out of the ground. However, there was no shortage of attack from the host team. In the second half, the Indian defense was severely tested and the team defender under the leadership of Message Jhingan got the answer. In extra time, Thailand players were constantly attacking both wings, but they did not succeed in the goal. This is India’s second consecutive victory against Thailand. Earlier, at the beginning of the year at the AFC Asian Cup, India had beaten Thailand 4-1.
King’s Cup 2019 India beat host Thailand, Anilwara Thapa scored the only goal, King’s Cup 2019 India beat host Thailand, Anilwara Thapa scored the only goal, King’s Cup 2019 India beat host Thailand, Anilwara Thapa scored the only goal, King’s Cup 2019 India beat host Thailand, Anilwara Thapa scored the only goal