The Indian U-19 football suffered a 0-2 loss in the first of their two friendly matches against Serbia U-19.
The match played at Serbian town of Stara Pazava on Thursday was part of Indian team’s European tour to prepare for next year’s U-19 Asian Championships. A first-half spot-kick by Basic Radijove (30th minute) and a neat finish late in the second-half by Aleksandar Kostic (82nd) ensured a win for the home side. Serbia took the lead in the 30th-minute form the spot after Jitendra Singh was adjudged to have handled the ball in the penalty area. Radio Jove stepped up to take the kick and placed it past Prabhsukhan Gill. Serbia doubled the lead via a fine counter-attacking move. The India U-19 team will play its second friendly against Serbia U-19 at the same venue on September 17.
From Online Sources