Indian football team
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The Indian football team lost to Syria in the AFC Asian Cup on Tuesday (January 23). It was the team's third and final game in the group. Syria defeated them 1-0. With this defeat, the Indian team was eliminated from the tournament. She finished fourth in Group B. The Indian team failed to win. Omar Kharibin scored the only goal of the game for Syria.
To stay in the tournament, India had to defeat world number 91 Syria at any cost. In the event of a draw and a loss, India would be eliminated from the tournament in 102nd place. What we feared has happened. The Indian team lost the game. The saddest thing for fans is that the team failed to score a single goal in the tournament.
Six goals against India
The top two teams from each group advance to the Round of 16, while the top four teams that finish third in the group also advance to the Round of 16. The Indian team's goal average was very poor, conceding six goals in three games. The Indian team has beaten Syria three times so far. He won the Nehru Cup against this team in 2007, 2009 and 2012. In 2019, the game between the two in the Intercontinental Cup ended in a 1-1 draw. This time, miracles were expected from the Indian team, but it was a disappointment.
Performance of both teams in the tournament
In this tournament, Syria drew 0-0 against Uzbekistan and lost 0-1 against Australia. At the same time, he defeated India 1-0. On the other hand, the Indian team lost 0-2 to Australia in the first match. Uzbekistan defeated them 3-0. In the last game there was a defeat against Syria.
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