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FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers: Gurpreet Singh Sandhu says India have to move on from Qatar draw, focus on Bangladesh game
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FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers: Gurpreet Singh Sandhu says India have to move on from Qatar draw, focus on Bangladesh game

Indian team goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu on Saturday said it's time to move on from their much-talked about draw against Qatar and focus on the upcoming World Cup qualifier against lowly Bangladesh.

FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers: Lallianzuala Chhangte says coach Igor Stimac is making sure 'no one gets a place for free'
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FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers: Lallianzuala Chhangte says coach Igor Stimac is making sure 'no one gets a place for free'

Chhangte said holding a strong Qatar to a draw in a recent World Cup qualifier and earning a point was memorable.

FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers: Pressure will be on India as they are playing at home, says Bangladesh goalkeeping coach
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FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers: Pressure will be on India as they are playing at home, says Bangladesh goalkeeping coach

The 104-ranked India, who are 83 places above Bangladesh in the FIFA chart, will be eyeing to notch up their first win in group E to keep their slender qualification hopes alive.

FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers: Bangladesh assistant coach says stopping India talisman Sunil Chhetri will be a challenge
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FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers: Bangladesh assistant coach says stopping India talisman Sunil Chhetri will be a challenge

No stranger to Indian football, Bangladesh assistant coach Stuart Watkiss on Saturday said it's talismanic striker Sunil Chhetri who will keep his players on their toes in their World Cup qualifier against India at Kolkata on Tuesday.

FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers: India coach Igor Stimac names 23-man squad for Bangladesh clash, Sandesh Jhingan misses out through injury
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FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers: India coach Igor Stimac names 23-man squad for Bangladesh clash, Sandesh Jhingan misses out through injury

Defenders Sandesh Jhingan and Anwar Ali (Jr) were ruled out the match to be played at VYBK Stadium due to injuries, while Halicharan Narzary, Farukh Choudhary and Nishu Kumar did not make it to the final 23 and were released from the national camp

FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers: Pronay Halder says he will regret missing home clash against Bangladesh due to fitness issues
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FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers: Pronay Halder says he will regret missing home clash against Bangladesh due to fitness issues

India's match against Bangladesh is the first International match that the city will host since 2011 when they defeated Malaysia in a friendly.

FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers: India still favourites despite Sandesh Jhingan's injury-forced absence, says Bangladesh coach
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FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers: India still favourites despite Sandesh Jhingan's injury-forced absence, says Bangladesh coach

The injury-induced absence of Sandesh Jhingan may have hurt India's defence but Bangladesh head coach Jamie Day on Friday said the Sunil Chhetri-led side will still start overwhelming favourites in the upcoming World Cup qualifier.

FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers: Veteran striker Yang Xu scores four goals as China crush Guam; Australia thrash Nepal
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FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers: Veteran striker Yang Xu scores four goals as China crush Guam; Australia thrash Nepal

Veteran striker Yang Xu scored four goals in 25 minutes during China's 7-0 blitz of Guam while Australia easily defeated a struggling Nepal in Thursday's World Cup Asian zone qualifiers.

FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers: India's Sandesh Jhingan ruled out of Bangladesh clash due to ankle injury
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FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers: India's Sandesh Jhingan ruled out of Bangladesh clash due to ankle injury

Defender Sandesh Jhingan was on Thursday ruled out of India's Group E FIFA World Cup qualifier against Bangladesh to be played at the Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata on 15 October.

FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers: Kolkata's Pritam Kotal excited to make international debut at home ground in Bangladesh clash
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FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers: Kolkata's Pritam Kotal excited to make international debut at home ground in Bangladesh clash

Indian football team defender Pritam Kotal is excited to play his first match at the home ground and promised to give his all when his side face Bangladesh in a World Cup qualifiers game at the Salt Lake Stadium at Kolkata on 15 October.

FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers: Bangladesh clash 'perfect stage' to get first win of campaign, says India youngster Manvir Singh
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FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers: Bangladesh clash 'perfect stage' to get first win of campaign, says India youngster Manvir Singh

India striker Manvir Singh, who made 80 per cent successful passes against Qatar, was praised by none other than captain Sunil Chhetri who, unfortunately, could not play his part in that match due to an illness

FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers: Indian football team head coach Igor Stimac says he wants team to attack for 90 minutes against Bangladesh
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FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers: Indian football team head coach Igor Stimac says he wants team to attack for 90 minutes against Bangladesh

Indian football team head coach Igor Stimac wants his side to be on the offensive for the full 90 minutes in order to break down the Bangladesh defence during their upcoming World Cup Qualifiers match in Kolkata.

FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers: India's Igor Stimac names 29 probables for Bangladesh match; injured Amarjit Singh misses out
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FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers: India's Igor Stimac names 29 probables for Bangladesh match; injured Amarjit Singh misses out

India played out a rare goal-less draw against Qatar in Doha on 15 September in their second match of World Cup qualifiers round 2 and will now face Bangladesh in their next match on 15 October in Kolkata.

FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers: South Korea's football association confirms it will play match against North Korea in Pyongyang
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FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers: South Korea's football association confirms it will play match against North Korea in Pyongyang

A first competitive meeting in Pyongyang would be symbolic as the two countries are still technically at war because the 1950-53 Korean War ended with an armistice, not a peace treaty

FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Bhaichung Bhutia feels India's draw against Qatar will instill confidence in team for future matches
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FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Bhaichung Bhutia feels India's draw against Qatar will instill confidence in team for future matches

Bhutia said the result can motivate the Indian players to have a shot at advancing further to the next round.

FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Indian fans barred from entering Doha stadium even with tickets in chaotic scenes
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FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Indian fans barred from entering Doha stadium even with tickets in chaotic scenes

Despite the disappointment of fans who were denied entry, there were jubilant scenes inside the stadium as Indian fans chanted in unison and waved the tricolour

FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: India coach Igor Stimac says draw against Qatar encouraging, urges players to stay grounded
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FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: India coach Igor Stimac says draw against Qatar encouraging, urges players to stay grounded

India coach Igor Stimac said that he can't afford to think too much about every result but the draw against Qatar was certainly encouraging

FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers: 'That is my team and those are my boys', Twitter heaps praise on India's incredible display against Qatar
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FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers: 'That is my team and those are my boys', Twitter heaps praise on India's incredible display against Qatar

India entered this match on the back of a 1-2 loss to Oman in their first encounter, but despite Sunil Chhetri missing out due to fever, Gurpreet Singh Sandhu's goalkeeping heroics played the most important role in the game.

FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers: Gurpreet Singh Sandhu's heroics power gritty India to goalless draw against Qatar
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FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers: Gurpreet Singh Sandhu's heroics power gritty India to goalless draw against Qatar

India goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, who also wore the captain's armband, was the star of the visiting side as he single-handedly stopped the Qataris from scoring in the Group E match

FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers: India should make personnel changes without sacrificing philosophy against Qatar
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FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers: India should make personnel changes without sacrificing philosophy against Qatar

'Parking the bus' strategy has not worked for India in the recent matches and despite the mighty reputation of Qatar, coach Igor Stimac should stick to high tempo football.