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2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers: Gurpreet hands India a point against Qatar

2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers Highlights: India managed to hold Qatar on their home-turf, courtesy of Gurpreet Singh Sandhu's one-man show.

By: Sports Desk |
Updated: September 11, 2019 12:12:49 am
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2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers Highlights: India stole a crucial away point after taking on the Asian champions Qatar in their second qualifying match for 2022 FIFA World Cup in Doha on Tuesday.

Having lost to Oman 2-1 in Guwahati, after conceding two late goals, India manager Igor Stimac fielded a cautious team and managed to hold their fort till the last second. Gurpreet Singh Sandhu made numerous crucial saves, putting in a captain’s performance in the absence of Sunil Chhetri. Sandesh Jhingan, Adil Khan and Udanta Singh put in commendable shifts too.

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2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers Highlights:

00:12 (IST)11 Sep 2019
Onwards and upwards!
00:12 (IST)11 Sep 2019
Jeje's wishes
00:11 (IST)11 Sep 2019
All-round performance!
00:11 (IST)11 Sep 2019
Unbelievable India!
00:07 (IST)11 Sep 2019
Chhetri lauds
23:53 (IST)10 Sep 2019

A million chances in the injury time, but India stand strong and tall in Doha and they have claimed a brilliant away point against the Asian champions! 

23:50 (IST)10 Sep 2019
Substitution for India

Narender Gehlot comes on for Anirudh Thapa.

23:49 (IST)10 Sep 2019
Into injury time

Four minutes have been added as injury time. 

23:47 (IST)10 Sep 2019

Hassan's cross find Ali, but the Qatar striker is offside. India hanging on for a crucial away point. 

23:44 (IST)10 Sep 2019

Hassan's shot is saved by Gurpreet yet again, and the rebound hits the woodwork! India is saved yet again by their captain.

23:40 (IST)10 Sep 2019

Udanta Singh runs and runs and runs, tricks Hassan and teams up with Thapa, finds himself in spae, but his left-footed curler is just above the bar. So close for India for taking a surprise lead!

23:34 (IST)10 Sep 2019

And a second after the change, Gurpreet is brought back into action, whose extended fingers keep Qatar out yet again. India have shown glimpses whilst attacking, but without Gurpreet they would have been easily couple of goals down.

23:33 (IST)10 Sep 2019
Change for India

Vinit Rai comes in for Sahal Abdul Samad.

23:31 (IST)10 Sep 2019
Qatar attacking again

Twelfth corner of the game for Qatar, after a move between Al-Haydos and Hassan breaks down. But yet again, nothing came from it. India in the final stages of the match.

23:26 (IST)10 Sep 2019
Substitution for India

Brandon Fernandes comes on for Nikhil Poojary. 

23:25 (IST)10 Sep 2019
Sahal comes close

From Thapa's corner, Sahal scuffs an almighty chance from near the penalty box. So so close for India. Still goalless, this game. 

23:24 (IST)10 Sep 2019
Free kick for India

Manvir and Udanta team up well, as India threaten the Qatar defence, and Udanta earns a free kick after being brought down by Hassan. Mandar over the it on the right flank, and it's a corner for India as the free kick is well cleared by a header. 

23:21 (IST)10 Sep 2019
Free kick for Qatar

Just over an hour now, and India have done well to hold their fort against the Asian champions. But they have conceded a free kick, Mandar with a wrongly-timed tackle. Abdul karim Hassan hits the wall. No danger.

23:16 (IST)10 Sep 2019
Booking for Madibo

Gurpreet saves Al-Haydos free kick and Sahal collects the ball and tries to break, but Madibo takes a mad swipe at him and brings the youngster down. Madibo shown a yellow card. 

23:14 (IST)10 Sep 2019
Booking for Borges

Rowllin Borges brings down Al-Haydos just outside the penalty box, and it's a yellow for him. Free kick for Qatar. 

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