FIFA World Cup Qualifiers: India wins by 2-0 against Bangladesh

By Rohit - June 8, 2021    -    Last updated on Jun 08, 2021 12:30 PM FIFA World Cup Qualifiers: India wins by 2-0 against Bangladesh

India vs Bangladesh, FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers Highlights. (File)

India vs Bangladesh, FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers Highlights: Igor Stimac’s India registered their first win in their FIFA World Cup qualifying group by beating Bangladesh 2-0 at the Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium in Doha on Monday.

Despite dominating the majority of the first half, India were unable to break down the gutsy Bangladesh defence. Chinglensana Singh came close to opening the scoreline in the 35th minute but his header was cleared off the line. In the second half, India upped the ante and finally found their reward through their captain Sunil Chhetri in the 79th minute, who scored off a glancing header. FIFA World Cup Qualifiers: India beats Bangladesh by 2-0 clean sweep

The 36-year-old striker doubled his tally in the injury time with a deft finish with his right foot. With their first victory in 11 matches, the Blue Tigers now have six points from seven matches in Group E and kept their hopes alive of guaranteeing an automatic berth in the third round of the AFC 2023 Asian Cup qualifiers.

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After 11 matches without a win, India finally manage to win an international match. Two goals for Chhetri and three vital points for Stimacs men as they keep their AFC Asian Cup hopes alive. India now have six points from seven matches in Group E!, India beats Bangladesh by 2-0 clean sweep

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INDIA SQUAD: Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, Amrinder Singh, Dheeraj Singh, Pritam Kotal, Rahul Bheke, Narender Gehlot, Chinglensana Singh, Sandesh Jhingan, Adil Khan, Akash Mishra, Subhashish Bose, Udanta Singh, Brandon Fernandes, Liston Colaco, Rowllin Borges, Glan Martins, Pronoy Halder, Suresh Singh, Lalengmawia Ralte, Abdul Sahal, Yasir Mohammad, Lallianzuala Chhangte, Bipin Singh, Ashique Kuruniyan, Ishan Pandita, Sunil Chhetri, Manvir Singh

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