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FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Uruguay's Luis Suarez tests positive for COVID-19, will miss Brazil clash
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FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Uruguay's Luis Suarez tests positive for COVID-19, will miss Brazil clash

The positive test also means Suarez will miss his club Atletico Madrid's La Liga outing against Barcelona, which would have been the first time he ran out against his former team.

FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Brazil beat Venezuela to lead South American qualifying group; Uruguay beat Colombia
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FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Brazil beat Venezuela to lead South American qualifying group; Uruguay beat Colombia

Brazil unconvincingly beat Venezuela 1-0 at home, but that was enough for coach Tite's team to take the lead in South American World Cup qualifying with nine points from three matches.

FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Neymar ruled out of Brazil's match against Uruguay due to groin injury
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FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Neymar ruled out of Brazil's match against Uruguay due to groin injury

Neymar had already been ruled out of Friday's FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifier against Venezuela.

FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Neymar hat-trick powers Brazil to victory over Peru; Argentina edge Bolivia
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FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Neymar hat-trick powers Brazil to victory over Peru; Argentina edge Bolivia

Peru twice took the lead through Andre Carrillo and a heavily deflected strike from Renato Tapia, but two controversial Neymar penalties, an injury time third and a close range strike from Richarlison maintained the Selecao's winning start to qualifying for Qatar 2022.

FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers: Two Peruvian players test positive for COVID-19 ahead of Brazil clash
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FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers: Two Peruvian players test positive for COVID-19 ahead of Brazil clash

The Peruvian football federation issued a statement on Monday saying strikers Raúl Ruidiaz and Alex Valera have not shown serious symptoms of the coronavirus and have remained in isolation since before the results were known.

FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers: Roberto Firmino brace powers Brazil to thumping victory over Bolivia in opening match
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FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers: Roberto Firmino brace powers Brazil to thumping victory over Bolivia in opening match

Barcelona playmaker Philippe Coutinho and Paris Saint-Germain defender Marquinhos also got on the scoresheet while star forward Neymar set up two goals in a totally one-sided encounter that sent Brazil top of the South American qualifying table.

FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers: Lionel Messi's first-half penalty fires Argentina to 1-0 win over Ecuador in opening game
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FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers: Lionel Messi's first-half penalty fires Argentina to 1-0 win over Ecuador in opening game

The breakthrough came after a reckless challenge by Pervis Estupinan sent Lucas Ocampo sprawling in the box, with Messi stepping up to lash home his 71st international goal.

FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Global body agrees to postpone Asian fixtures due to coronavirus scare after consulting AFC
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FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Global body agrees to postpone Asian fixtures due to coronavirus scare after consulting AFC

FIFA and the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) have agreed to postpone the Asian World Cup qualifying matches in March and June due to the coronavirus outbreak, the world football body said on Monday.

FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: AIFF postpones India’s home fixture against Qatar due to coronavirus threat
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FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: AIFF postpones India’s home fixture against Qatar due to coronavirus threat

Coronovirus continues to wreak havoc with sporting events as India's 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers match against Qatar scheduled for 26 March has now been postponed due to the spread of the deadly virus.

FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Sandesh Jhingan, Jeje Lalpekhlua called up for 18-day national football camp
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FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Sandesh Jhingan, Jeje Lalpekhlua called up for 18-day national football camp

Jhingan had been sidelined because of a knee injury which he sustained six months ago, while Jeje is returning from a knee injury he suffered in June last year

FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar to host India versus Qatar clash in March
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FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar to host India versus Qatar clash in March

The Kalinga Stadium, which is the home ground of Odisha FC, witnessed impressive turnout this season.

Indian football in 2019: Sunil Chhetri's legend grows, but team slips amid World Cup dreams going up in smoke
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Indian football in 2019: Sunil Chhetri's legend grows, but team slips amid World Cup dreams going up in smoke

Goal-machine Sunil Chhetri remained a notch above the mediocrity that is Indian football, which endured a forgettable year thanks to early exits from the World Cup qualifiers and the Asian Cup besides an 11-rung drop in FIFA rankings.

FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Lionel Messi-less Argentina to start qualifying campaign against Ecuador
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FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Lionel Messi-less Argentina to start qualifying campaign against Ecuador

The draw on Tuesday at CONMEBOL put Bolivia in Argentina's path in the second round of qualifying. Messi will be eligible to play that match after his red card in the Copa America.

FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: India coach Igor Stimac rues team's failure to score goals, working to change style of play
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FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: India coach Igor Stimac rues team's failure to score goals, working to change style of play

With just three points from five matches and at fourth spot in their group, India's 2022 World Cup qualifying chances are over

FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: AIFF Technical Committee disappointed with India's performance; Coach Igor Stimac cites lack of preparation time
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FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: AIFF Technical Committee disappointed with India's performance; Coach Igor Stimac cites lack of preparation time

The AIFF issued a release saying that Stimac gave a detailed presentation on the performance of the India national team in its last five qualifying matches of World Cup qualifiers

FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers: Coach Igor Stimac says Pronay Halder's injury 'killed' India's chances against Oman
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FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers: Coach Igor Stimac says Pronay Halder's injury 'killed' India's chances against Oman

The lack of goals and defensive mid-fielder Pronay Halder's substitution due to a shoulder injury "killed" India in their FIFA World Cup qualifier against Oman, feels coach Igor Stimac.

FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers: Defensive chaos, misfiring forward line — Oman exposes India's oblivious approach
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FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers: Defensive chaos, misfiring forward line — Oman exposes India's oblivious approach

India host Qatar in March before playing Afghanistan and Bangladesh in June. Another draw against Qatar followed by victories against the two minnows would be enough to take them to the Asian Cup qualifying third round.

India vs Oman, Highlights, FIFA 2022 World Cup Qualifier: Solitary Muhsen Al-Ghassani goal sees Oman edge past India
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India vs Oman, Highlights, FIFA 2022 World Cup Qualifier: Solitary Muhsen Al-Ghassani goal sees Oman edge past India

Follow all the LIVE updates as India take on Oman in their fifth match of the FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifying campaign in Muscat, Oman.

FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers: Winless India must hold their nerve at crucial junctures to get something out of Oman game
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FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers: Winless India must hold their nerve at crucial junctures to get something out of Oman game

In football, often moments win or lose matches. Against Oman, perhaps India's biggest challenge will be to take control of their own destiny and ensure they keep composure at those poignant moments which decide games.

FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Igor Stimac says he is not afraid to field an all-new Indian team against Oman
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FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Igor Stimac says he is not afraid to field an all-new Indian team against Oman

India drew 1-1 with Afghanistan in their World Cup Qualifying round match here on Thursday, the late equaliser from Seiminlen Doungel in added time being the saviour for the team. The result meant the 106-ranked India remained winless in their qualifying campaign so far.