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The Indian football team wants to create history without Sunil Chhetri

By Vaseline Jun10,2024

With their dream of reaching the third qualifying round hanging in the balance, India will have to leave everything on the field in this crucial encounter

India face a daunting task when they travel to Qatar for the second round of their final World Cup qualifying match. After a disappointing defeat in Sunil Chhetri’s farewell match, the Blue Tigers desperately need a win to keep their hopes of advancing to the third round alive. However, it will be an uphill battle to achieve this against the defending AFC Asian Cup champions and world number 34. Indian football team. Ahead of the India vs Qatar match, let’s take a look at the head-to-head record.

Head-to-head between India and Qatar

In their previous five meetings, India and Qatar have faced each other twice in international friendlies, drawing one in 2010 and India winning 1-2 in 2011. In the World Cup qualifiers they met three times, with the first match ending in a draw in 2019.

Qatar went on to win their next two matches, one by a 1-0 margin in 2021 and the most recent in November 2023 where they defeated India 0-3. Despite the long odds, Igor Stimac’s men will have to dig deep and deliver a heroic performance to defeat the mighty Qataris. With their dream of reaching the third qualifying round hanging in the balance, India will have to leave everything on the field in this crucial encounter.

Head-to-head between India and Qatar at a glance

  • Matches played in all competitions: 5
  • India win: 1
  • Qatar victory: 2
  • Draws: 2

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