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Friendly Match: India 0-3 Azerbaijan

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Team India

The Indian national team lost its second preparation match ahead of the AFC Challenge Cup 2012. The Indian team led by Gouramangi Moirangthem Singh went down 0-3 to Azerbaijan.

India conceded once again an early goal, when Vüqar Nadirov took advantage of a mistake by keeper Subhasish Roy Chowdhury.

The Caucasian side coached by former Germany manager Berti Vogts increased their lead moments before the lemon break. Mahir Şükürov converted a penalty kick, after Raju Eknath Gaikwad brought down an Azerbaijani player in the Indian box.

Substitute Nizami Hacıyev sealed the victory for the former Soviet country in the 84th minute.

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International Friendly Match
at „The Sevens“ Stadium, Dubai (UAE)

INDIA 0-3 AZERBAIJAN

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GOALS
0-1 Vüqar Nadirov (3′)
0-2 Mahir Şükürov (43′, pen)
0-3 Nizami Hacıyev (84′)

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LINE-UPS

India
25-Subhasish Roy Chowdhury; 22-Syed Rahim Nabi, 19-Gouramangi Moirangthem Singh [C], 3-Raju Eknath Gaikwad, 26-Gurjinder Kumar Singh; 32-Reisangmi Vashum (Lalrindika Ralte), 45-Manish Maithani (Jewel Raja Sheikh), 17-Adil Ahmed Khan (Lenny Rodrigues), 27-Francis Fernandes (Lester Mark Fernandes); 18-Sushil Kumar Singh, 9-Joaquim Abranches (Manandeep Singh)

Azerbaijan
1-Kamran Ağayev; 2-Rail Məlikov, 3-Aqil Nəbiyev, 4- Mahir Şükürov, 6-Rəşad Sadiqov, 11-Rauf Əliyev, 13-Hacı Əhmədov, 14-Rəşad Sadıqov [C], 15-Ruslan Abışov, 17-Vüqar Nadirov, 26-Vüqar Əsgərov

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MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee

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BOOKINGS

Yellow Cards
42′ Raju Eknath Gaikwad (India)

Red Card