India vs Bahrain: Indian Football Team went down 2-1 fighting against host Bahrain

India vs Bahrain: In spite of Gurpreet saving the penalty kick, one goal in each half by Bahrain was enough to edge over India, which could manage just one goal that came off Rahul Bheke’s head. With the loss India’s losing run against Bahrain extended to seven games ow.

Bahrain beat India 2-1 in an international friendly at the Al Muharraq Stadium in Bahrain, on Wednesday.

The hosts had taken the lead through Mohamed Al Hardan (38′) before Rahul Bheke (59′) brought India back in the game but for a late strike by Mahdi Al-Humaidan (88′) that ended up as a winner for Bahrain.

Although the Indian football team fought hard against the strong opponent, it usually lagged behind. That is what was seen in this match against Bahrain. Repeatedly, Indian footballers lagged far behind in skills and physical fitness. Bahrain cornered India from the beginning. They continue to squander one opportunity after another. Bahrain missed several easy chances, but eventually left the field with a win.

India take on Belarus in another friendly on Saturday, March 27.

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