The Indian ladies’s workforce bowed out of the AFC Olympic Qualifiers Spherical 2 with a 0-3 loss to Uzbekistan in Tashkent on Wednesday. Within the four-team group, India had earlier misplaced to Japan and Vietnam. Backed by a loud, if not capability crowd, Uzbekistan instantly utilized stress on India, and began dominating possession. The equation was clear: a win would put Uzbekistan in prime competition for one of the best second-place workforce slot. India, in the meantime, have been taking part in for satisfaction. Inside two minutes although Uzbekistan took the lead from a set piece.
Karachik Lyudmila’s nook performed on the close to publish glanced off Khabibullaeva Diyorakhon’s head in the direction of the centre of the six-yard space, from the place Kudratova Nilufar kneed it in to present them the lead.
It took some distinctive goalkeeping by Shreya Hooda to make sure that India did not fall behind by extra by the half. Within the 14h minute, Hooda saved from Nilufar when the striker was one-on-one together with her after a by ball performed from her midfield.
From the resultant nook, she tipped over a long-distance effort by Asadova Dilrabo. On one other event, she denied Dilrabo from point-blank vary once more, the ahead’s first-time shot from a cutback palmed to security.
India got here out of half time with extra conviction of their attacking play, and, as has been the development, Manisha Kalyan and Anju Tamang have been main the cost.
Within the forty ninth minute, having picked up a go on the prime of the field, Manisha drove in from the left earlier than unleashing a shot in the direction of purpose from an acute angle. She beat the keeper however the ball bounced off the crossbar.
Sensing the hazard of an Indian comeback, Uzbekistan ramped up the stress once more and within the 51st minute Karachik doubled the workforce’s tally, scoring after some interaction on the prime of the field.
She added a 3rd with an extended ranger that snuck in on the close to publish handy the house aspect a cushty win and an actual likelihood of qualifying for the following spherical.