Qatar, on the other hand, have had form problems of late but started their campaign with a thumping 8-1 victory over Afghanistan.
However, India will draw inspiration from their previous matches against much higher-ranked opponents who were hosts of the 2022 World Cup. Gurpreet Singh Sandhu produced one of the best performances of his life in the 2019 World Cup qualifiers, making 11 saves as India held on for a 0-0 win over Qatar at home.
I hope I have less work to do this time around, said Gand Qatar?
The India vs Qatar 2026 World Cup Qualifier match will be played at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar.
What time does the India vs Qatar 2026 World Cup Qualifier start?
The FIFA World Cup 2026 Qualifiers India – Qatar match will kick off at 7:00 pm. The match will be available on the Jio Cinema app.