FIFA World Cup qualifiers: Sunil Chhetri scores twice to help India crush Bangladesh, end winless streak

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India bushed Bangladesh 2-0 acknowledgment to 2 goals from skipper Sunil Chhetri successful their Group E lucifer of the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers successful Doha connected Monday.

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • India bushed Bangladesh 2-0 successful their Group E lucifer successful Doha
  • Chhetri scored successful the 79th and 92nd-minute to extremity India's 11-match winless streak
  • This was India's archetypal triumph successful 7th games successful the Asian limb of the FIFA World Cup qualifiers

A second-half brace from Sunil Chhetri connected Monday helped India bushed Bangladesh 2-0 successful their Group E lucifer of the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers successful Doha.

Chhetri led from the front, scoring successful the 79th and 2nd-minute of wounded clip to extremity India's 11-match winless streak. Chhetri besides took his idiosyncratic tally to 74 goals for the nationalist team.

India dominated the lucifer from commencement to decorativeness but were frustrated successful the archetypal fractional erstwhile they couldn't find the backmost of the nett contempt creating aggregate chances.

Chinglensana Singh Konsham and Manvir Singh came adjacent to putting India up but a stubborn defence from Bangladesh saw them support things level astatine the break.

Igor Stimac needed to find a mode retired for India to interruption the Bangladesh defence successful the 2nd fractional which is what they yet managed successful the 79th infinitesimal erstwhile headed location a good transverse from the near by Ashique Kuruniyan.

Chhetri past doubled the pb aft 4 other minutes were added to the 2nd fractional arsenic helium recovered the top-left country of the nett aft getting a superb assistance from Suresh, who broke into the container from the close flank successful the 92nd minute.

This was India's archetypal triumph successful 7th games successful the Asian limb of the FIFA World Cup qualifiers and they present inhabit the 3rd spot successful the Group E array down hosts Qatar (19 points) and Oman (12).

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