India holds Asian champion Qatar to goalless draw - Match in Numbers

Qatar had 68 per cent possession and had 27 shots, but could not find the back of the net against India. Here are some interesting stats from the Qatar vs India clash.

Stand-in skipper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu was at his absolute best in India's goalless draw with Qatar on Tuesday.   -  SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT

Igor Stimac's Indian football team put up a resolute defensive display to hold reigning Asian champion Qatar to a goalless draw during their 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier at Doha's Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium on Tuesday.

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Qatar had the better of chances, as many as 17 of them, but could not find the back of the net owing to some phenomenal goalkeeping from stand-in captain Gurpreet Singh Sandhu. The Indian defence stood strong and the forwards even managed to work out a couple of chances, but neither side could break the deadlock and shared the spoils.

Here are some interesting stats from the match:

0 - The number of shots India had on target

1 - Both teams took home a point each after the goalless draw

2 - Total number of shots India managed

4 - Number of changes India coach Igor Stimac made, Sunil Chhetri and Ashique Kuruniyan missed the game

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7 - Number of times Qatar players were deemed offside

11 - Number of saves Gurpreet made

15 - Qatar won 15 corners

27 - Total number of chances Qatar created during the game

36 - The number of tackles the Indian defenders made

68 - Percentage of possession Qatar maintained

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