New Delhi. The Indian football team had made a disappointing start with a defeat in the first match of the 19th Asian Games in Hangzhou, China. In that match, the team had to face defeat by 1-5 against China. But now in the second match of Group A, Team India has opened its account in the points table by defeating Bangladesh 1-0. Let us tell you that a total of 23 teams are participating in this tournament. All these teams have been divided into five groups of 4 each. Whereas in Group D only three teams are Japan, Qatar and Palestine. Team India is present in Group A along with Myanmar, China and Bangladesh.
If we talk about the match played by Team India against Bangladesh, then this match seemed to be moving towards a draw for 84 minutes. Both teams could not score a single goal. After that, in the 84th minute, the Bangladesh player committed such a foul that the Indian team got a penalty. Indian captain Sunil Chhetri took advantage of this penalty very well and gave India a winning lead of 1-0. Team India will face Myanmar in its third group match on September 24.
What is the condition of the points table?
If we talk about the points table, Team India has now won three points by defeating Bangladesh and opened its account. Apart from this, China is on top in India’s group i.e. Group A and it had taken the lead with an excellent goal difference by defeating India 5-1. Apart from this, Myanmar had defeated Bangladesh 1-0 in its first match and also has 3 points. Team India has also collected three points with the win. Bangladesh team is almost on the verge of elimination after losing its two matches.
In this football competition, after the group round, 16 out of 23 teams will make it to the pre-quarters. After that there will be quarterfinals, then semi-finals and finally gold medal and bronze medal matches. The final and bronze medal match will be played on 7th October.
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