FIFA 2026 World Cup Qualifier, India vs Qatar: The Indian football team lost the second qualifier match of FIFA World Cup 2026 against Qatar by 0-3 at Bhubaneswar Kalinga Stadium. The Indian football team, captained by Sunil Chhetri, had earlier won the match played against Kuwait. Team India could not score any goals in the match against Qatar. Blue Tigers had to face defeat without opening the account.
The match did not start well for the Indian team. Opponent Qatar scored a goal in the beginning of the match i.e. in the fourth minute itself. Qatar’s Mustafa Mashal scored the first goal of his team and the match in the fourth minute. After this, the Indian team kept Qatar at bay and did not allow the second goal to be scored till the first half. In this way, Qatar remained ahead 1-0 after the first half.
But at the beginning of the second half, the second goal was scored by Qatar. Just 2 minutes after the start of the second half, i.e. in the 47th minute, Almoz Ali scored the second goal for Qatar. The difficulties for Team India, which was already in trouble, increased further. Now the opposition Qatar was ahead by 2-0. Although after this, some chances were created for India, but they could not be converted into goals.
After Qatar’s second goal, the game continued without a goal for a long time. But shortly before the end of the match, the third goal was scored by Qatar. Yusuf scored the third goal for Qatar on the 86th minute. After this goal by Qatar, India’s hopes of victory almost ended. Team India could not score any goal till the end.
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India won the first qualifier match
Let us tell you that the Indian team played the first qualifier match of the FIFA World Cup with Kuwait, in which the Blue Tigers won 1-0. Manveer had scored a goal for Team India in the match.
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