It was Choudhary who put India forward within the 62nd minute whereas Chhetri (eightieth) doubled the lead of the guests.
Tej Tamang (87th minute) discovered the web for the hosts within the dying minutes of the match on the Dasharath Stadium in Kathmandu.
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The primary match had resulted in a 1-1 draw.
India started the primary half effectively, with Bipin Singh penetrating via the left flank on quite a lot of events.
Within the sixth minute, he performed in a looping ball for an onrushing Manvir Singh whose header was saved by goalkeeper Kiran Limbu, who got here out of his cost.
As the house crew sat again and appeared to defend deep, the Indians continued to press for the opening purpose.
Anirudh Thapa, who had discovered the web for India within the earlier pleasant three days in the past, entered the penalty space from the appropriate within the twenty ninth minute, and fizzed in a low cross with Chhetri ready on the again put up, just for Ananta Tamang to avoid wasting with a last-ditch sliding deal with.
With a minute of regulation time left to play within the first half, Chhetri got here near giving India the lead as Seriton Fernandes performed in a deep cross from the appropriate and the ensuing header from the Indian skipper went simply over the bar.
After the break, India created threats from each flanks, with Kiran being known as into motion on a number of events.
Head coach Igor Stimac had introduced on Choudhary to switch Bipin on the break and it was the substitute who broke the impasse with a relaxed end within the 62nd minute.
Chinglensana swung in a curling cross from the left, which Chhetri laid completely into the trail of an unmarked Choudhary, who positioned it previous the keeper and into the nook of the web.
Of their bid to equalise, Nepal started to push extra males ahead. Amrinder made save within the sixty fifth minute from a close-range header and three minutes later, Nawayug Shrestha performed in Bishal Rai contained in the penalty space, however his effort from 10 yards went huge off track.
Manish Dangi had one other alternative for the hosts within the 72nd minute as he linked with the ball from a cross on the far put up however didn’t place it on track.
Chhteri doubled India’s lead benefit with a trademark end – sprucing off a unbelievable counterattack.
It was Nepal who had been placing strain with a free-kick in a harmful space however Amrinder collected and performed the ball to Thapa on the midway line, who headed it on for a charging Chhetri.
The Indian skipper calmly approached the purpose and despatched Kiran the unsuitable means, earlier than slotting the ball residence to make it 2-0.
Simply because the match neared the top, the house crew pulled one again within the 87th minute via Tej Tamang, who powered residence a venomous shot from 30 yards.