India Squander Lead, Lose 3-2 to Palastine in Friendly

From a 2-1 lead at half-time, Sunil Chhetri-led India suffered a 3-2 defeat to Palastine at Siliguri.

updated: October 07, 2014 01:38 IST
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The Indian football team squandered a first-half lead to eventually go down to AFC Challenge Cup Champions Palestine 2-3 in an International friendly in Siliguri on Monday.

India led 2-1 at the interval at the Kanchenjunga Stadium.

Down by an early 8th minute goal, India displayed character to overturn the table by the interval, courtesy goals from captain Sunil Chhetri and Francis Fernandes. But Wridat Ahmed and Khader Abuhammad scored one apiece for Palestine in the second half to settle the issue for the visitors.

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