Sunil Chhetri and other players of the Indian team
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The Indian football team continues to face Lebanon in the semi-finals of the SAFF Championship. Both the teams could not score a single goal for the stipulated 90 minutes. The score remained tied at 0-0. Now the match has reached extra time. Both the teams will get to play two halves of 15 minutes each. If the match is not decided even in extra time, then there will be a penalty shootout.
India continued to hold on in the first half of the match. He kept 63 percent possession with himself. Team India made five attempts for the goal, out of which one was on target. At the same time, Lebanon scored seven attempts. Two of his shots were on target. The team performed well in the second half as well, but the goal did not come.
Team India has not lost a single match in this tournament so far. He had defeated Pakistan and Nepal. At the same time, their last group match against Kuwait ended in a 1-1 draw. If India wins in the semi-finals, it will play the final match against Kuwait on July 4. India had held Lebanon to a goalless draw in a league match of the Intercontinental Cup in Odisha earlier this month. After that, he won the title by defeating him 2-0 in the final of the tournament.