4/20/2019 12:08:31 AM (GMT+3)

Santosh Trophy: Services face Punjab in final on Sunday

Santosh Trophy: Services face Punjab in final on Sunday

KOLKATA, India: Services overcame 10-man Karnataka in the penalties to advance into Santosh Trophy final at the Guru Nanak Stadium in Ludhiana on Friday.

Services took the early lead with a Lallawmkima goal, but Karnataka levelled the score in the 84th minute from a Nikhil Raj strike. But the south Indian state suffered a blow when Ashik AS was shown the marching orders in the 70th minute.

Six-time winners Services will lock horns with Punjab, who beat Goa 2-1 in the other semis, in their 11th final on Sunday.

Jaspreet Singh nodded home to give Punjab the lead in the 12th minute, but Ronaldo Oliveira equalized after Punjab goalkeeper Satbir Singh failed to keep a shot from Joachim Abranches. (Pic: AIFF/Twitter)

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