Doha: Head coach Felix Sanchez has made five changes to the Qatar squad for their upcoming Asian Qualifiers Group E matches against Bangladesh and Oman.
Fahad Younes, Fahad Shnein, Mohamad Alaaeldin, Abdulrahman Mohamad and Ahmad Moein have been called up as Qatar bid to get their campaign back on a winning track after being held 0-0 by India on Matchday Two.
Doha: India displayed some resilient defending and goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu impressed as India held reigning Asian champions Qatar to a 0-0 draw at Jassim bin Hamad Stadium in Group E of the Asian Qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and AFC Asian Cup China 2023 on Tuesday.
The result leaves Qatar - who defeated Afghanistan 6-0 on Matchday 1, top of the group with four points, while India collect their first point, having lost 2-1 to Oman in the opening match.
Doha: Almoez Ali bagged a hat-trick as 2019 AFC Asian Cup champions Qatar began their title defence journey with an emphatic 6-0 win over Afghanistan in Group E of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and AFC Asian Cup China 2023 Asian Qualifiers on Thursday.
A huge crowd at Jassim bin Hamad Stadium greeted the Qatari players in their first home appearance since lifting the Continental trophy in the UAE back in February.
Dhaka: Bangladesh will head into their Asian Qualifiers match against Qatar next week on a high after scoring a second successive triumph over Bhutan in an international friendly on Thursday.
Bangladesh followed up Sunday's 4-1 win over the South Asians with a 2-0 triumph on Thursday as centre-back Yeasin Khan fired a brace at the Bangabandhu National Stadium.
With fixtures against Qatar and India looming in their FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and AFC Asian Cup China 2023 qualifying campaign, Day was pleased his side will take winning form into the challenging fixtures.
Dhaka: Bangladesh warmed up for the next round of the Asian Qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and AFC Asian Cup China 2023 with a 4-1 win over Bhutan in the first of two international friendlies at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Sunday.
A first half brace from Abahani Limited Dhaka stiker Nabib Newaj Jibon gave Bangladesh a two-goal cushion before goals from Biplo Ahmed and substitute Rabiul Hasan in the second half put the game beyond Bhutan's reach.
Dushanbe: Farshad Noor's first half strike proved to be enough for Afghanistan to claim a 1-0 win over Bangladesh in Group E of the Asian Qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and AFC Asian Cup China 2023 on Tuesday.
The win was a perfect response from an Afghanistan side that had lost 6-0 to Qatar on Matchday One.
Anoush Dastgir’s side kept Bangladesh pressed in defence and took the lead in the 27th minute with Omid Popalzay sending a cross into the box which Noor headed home to break the deadlock.