India’s FIFA U-17 World Cup team goes down 1-5 to Mexico in four-nation event
Playing in the four-nation tournament as part of its preparations for the FIFA U-17 World Cup, India went down 1-5 to Mexico in the opening matchfootball Updated: Aug 04, 2017 14:05 IST
The Indian team’s FIFA U-17 World Cup preparation suffered a jolt as it crashed to a 1-5 defeat against hosts Mexico in the opening match of the four-nation meet, here today.
Mexico took the lead as early as the 1st minute and doubled the lead in the 23rd minute to go 2-0 into the break.
In the 53rd minute, India pulled one back after Amarjit Singh converted a spot-kick.
Five minutes later, Mexico regained their two goal advantage. Mexico then had back-to back strikes in the dying moments to complete the rout.