Welcome to FootballPakistan’s LIVE and exclusive text commentary for the AFC U-16 Qualifier between Pakistan and Sri Lanka at the Punjab Stadium, Lahore.
Score: Pakistan 0-0 Sri Lanka
Full-Time: Pakistan 0-0 Sri Lanka
83′ Change for Pakistan!: Zulfiqar IN, Wali Khan OFF
80′ Another chance opened for Pakistan, but the striker was off-side but missed a sitter anyway!
71′ Another close shot by Pakistan! But it goes over the bar!
69′ Sri Lanka hit on the counter and almost score! But goalkeeper Shoaib saves it for Pakistan!
65′ Pakistan just can’t score!!! Blazing shots over the goalpost from less than 12 yards out! Unbelievable stuff at the Punjab Stadium!
61′ Pakistan try their luck from a freekick move and it almost pays dividends! But the Sri Lanka goalkeeper makes a fabulous save to deny the hosts!
59′ Change for Pakistan: Salman ON, Waleed OFF
47′ Munir Baloch misses a wonderful chance, tried to lob the keeper but misses the target!
46′ We are off for the 2nd half!
Half-Time score: Pakistan 0-0 Sri Lanka
45′ One minute of injury time, as Sri Lanka hold on to end the half goalless. Pakistan dominating but no goal to show for their efforts!
37′ Sri Lanka venturing forward and had their first try at goal, but Shoaib saves it with ease!
34′ Pakistan clearly dominating Sri Lanka but still the goal evades them!
26′ Sri Lanka making an early change due to injury!
21′ Munir Baloch with another surging run down the flank, he really looks like a talented player! Buzzing past the Sri Lankan defence, who are clearly struggling to contain him!
16′ Pakistan almost score! The ball in from the right-flank but no one there to meet it! A well-aimed but powerless shot follows but it’s easily saved by the Sri Lankan goalkeeper.
10′ Pakistan is looking much more composed against Sri Lanka. Ground-passing and possession going on with ease!
7′ Pakistan camped inside the Sri Lankan half for the past few minutes. Positive start by the Young Shaheens!