Indian women face USA in three-nation U23 football event | Football News

NEW DELHI: India’s women’s football team will be looking to bolster their attack when they take on USA in the second match of the Under-23 tournament at Laröds IP, Sweden on Saturday.
It was an added-time goal that spoiled India’s broth and despite a spirited effort they lost 0-1 to Sweden in the opener and the Suren Chettri-coached side will be looking to produce the goods against the United States.
“If we want to win, we have to score,” Chettri said in a statement.
“We will play like we played against Sweden and we will focus more on the attack this time.
“It was sad to lose the last game, but the girls had done their best against the number 2 in the FIFA world rankings. We played a very good game in defense, whatever skills we had, we we tried to show on the field and we will be doing the same tomorrow, ”he argued.
One of the players who held on for 90 minutes but conceded in injury time was goalkeeper Aditi Chauhan.
“Aditi is an experienced player and she played a mature game last day. I would say she put in all the effort for the team, but unfortunately we lost,” Chettri said.
Aditi also looked to take the positives and promised to get stronger on Saturday.
“There are a lot of positives from the last game and the team is motivated to come back even stronger against USA,” he said.
“It was disappointing to concede at the last moment, but everyone gave their best and I’m proud of the girls. We understand the difference between ranking and level of play, and I hope we continue to perform well. tomorrow too.”
Speaking about his own performance against Sweden, Aditi said: “I’m really happy with my performance, and the game against Sweden was probably my best game so far.
“As a senior player, it’s the kind of performance you expect from yourself. I’m happy to have been able to contribute to my team against a tough opponent.”

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