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India vs Oman LIVE, Preview & Predictions

India vs Oman LIVE, Preview & Predictions

Let us see some predictions of professional experts about India vs Oman match in group E of FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifier.

India vs Oman match information:

Time: 21:30 (GMT+8) on September 5th

Venue: Indira Gandhi Athletic stadium, India

Competition: Group E of FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifier

Indian football has been on the rise recently, with two recent victories over Thailand at the 2019 Asian Cup and King's Cup 2019. Not only progress in achievement, the Indian national team also has new coaches: Igor Stimac - one of the most famous strategists in the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier (AFC).

Group E is considered to be the tournament for the expanded South Asia region, when India, Afghanistan and Bangladesh are together, the remaining two representatives come from West Asia: Oman and Qatar.

India vs Oman LIVE, Preview & Predictions

The goal of the Indian team is to at least take second place, thereby enter the 2021 Asian Cup. Igor Stimac's team will start the match with Oman on September 5th. This is a tough challenge for the Indian host.

The Omani team in the opening match is a big challenge for India, because Oman is ranked 87th in FIFA ranking (India ranked 103th). In history, 2 teams have met 7 times, in which India wins 1 match, draws 2 and Oman wins 4 matches.

"The Indian team is getting better every day despite the transition. We own a young squad but they are talented players and can make even better achievements. Great coach of coach Stimac we are able to challenge every opponent", striker Sunil Chhetri is confident before the match against Oman.

India's opening match against Oman will take place on Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium, which has hosted the 2017 FIFA U17 World Cup.

Possible Lineups India vs Oman 

India (4-2-3-1): Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, Pritam Kotal, Sandesh Jhingan, Rahul Bheke, Subhasish Bose, Pronay Halder, Brandon Fernandes, Udanta Singh, Sahal Abdul Samad, Sunil Chhetri

Oman (4-4-2): Al-Rushaidi, Al-Musalami, Al-Nahar, Al-Busaidi, Al-Braiki, Raed Ibrahim Saleh, Al-Mahaijri, Al-Saadi, Al-Yahmadi, Al-Muqbali, Al Khaldi.

India vs Oman score predictions: 1-1