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India vs Qatar live streaming: When and where to watch FIFA World Cup 2026 qualifiers online in India

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India vs Qatar live streaming: When and where to watch FIFA World Cup 2026 qualifiers online in India


India face one of their toughest tests in the FIFA World Cup 2026 qualifier Round 2 as they take on Asian champions Qatar at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneshwar on Tuesday, November 21. The Blue Tigers are approaching this match with a sense of optimism and determination, bolstered by their recent victory over Kuwait. India’s preparation for the upcoming game has been intense, and the talk has been around maintaining the defensive solidity that was the hallmark of their performance against Kuwait.

The win over Kuwait was particularly significant as it provided head coach Igor Stimac with the perfect start to the qualifying campaign. The win was a a testament to India’s defensive prowess, as they managed to keep a clean sheet The Indian defense stood firm, repelling Kuwait’s advances and showcasing a level of resilience and organization that the team will be keen to replicate against Qatar, who are ranked 61 in the FIFA charts.

India’s last encounter with Qatar in the World Cup qualifiers, however, was a challenging affair. Despite a valiant effort from a ten-man Indian side, they narrowly lost 0-1 to the Asian giants on June 4, 2021. In that match, goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu emerged as a standout performer, making a series of crucial saves that kept India in contention throughout the game.

Gurpreet is heading into the contest against Qatar with a lot of confidence after having put on a clinical display against Kuwait.

WHEN AND WHERE WILL THE FIFA WORLD CUP QUALIFIER BE PLAYED?

The India vs Qatar Fifa World Cup qualifier match will be played at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneshwar on Tuesday, November 21 from 7 pm IST.

WHERE CAN I WATCH THE FIFA WORLD CUP QUALIFIER LIVE IN INDIA?

The match will be telecast on Sports18, Sports18 1 and Sports18 3, and streamed on JioCinema.

As India prepares for the rematch in Bhubaneswar, the team is not only drawing inspiration from their recent victory but also learning from their past experiences against Qatar. The coaching staff and players are well aware of the stakes and the level of competition they will face.

“We have worked on the change of the mindset over the last few years. Now our boys believe that they can beat anyone,” coach Igor Stimac said in the lead-up to the big game.

The tickets for the encounter were sold out and expect the Blue Tigers to receive stunning support on Tuesday.

Published By:

Akshay Ramesh

Published On:

Nov 21, 2023

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