Portugal’s Estoril thrash Indian U-17 team 4-1 in practice game

The Indian Under-17 squad would then be proceeding to Paris to play a practice match against PSG U-17 Team.

India scored when Rahim Ali tapped home a cross from Rahul in the 78th minute.   -  AIFF Media

The India Under-17 football team suffered 1-4 defeat against Portuguese club Estoril during a practice match in its exposure tour of Europe.

Estoril took the lead as early as the 8th minute when Montero sped past the Indian defence and scored. Down by a goal, India colts tried to hit on the counter without much success.

Velez doubled the lead for Estoril in the 33rd minute with Estoril going into the break with a 2-0 lead. Bernardo increased the tally to 3-0 in the 55th minute.

The visiting side had finally something going its way when Rahim Ali pulled one back in the 78th minute, tapping home a cross from Rahul.

Estoril rounded off the tally in the 88th minute when Andrade’s effort found the back of the net.

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