Indian football team will be taking on FIFA rank 40 Iran team in the 2018 World Cup qualifying match on 8 September, 2015 at Sree Kanteerava Stadium in Bangalore, India. India vs Iran soccer match has been scheduled to begin at 19:00 local time.
It will be a big match for Blue Tigers as they haven’t won single match in the World Cup qualifying stage. India lost both matches against Oman and Guam. Striker Sunil Chhetri will be crucial again for Indian team. He was sensational in the previous games and scored 50 international goals for the nation during the match against Guam.
India’s midfielder Eugeneson Lyngdoh has said on AIFF’s official site that match against Iran will be a big match and team is preparing hard for it. He also mentioned that using GPS System during the match will be beneficial for the players to know their energy level throughout the match.
He said, “We have been working very hard recently and with the innovative GPS System implemented, we have been able to identify and hone our fitness level. Against Iran, obviously we have to work hard. But, we are ready for that.”
“In Football anyone can win, anyone can lose. We have a plan and we will follow that. We will give it our best shot and hope for a positive result. The Coach has been motivating us to give it our best shot and that has installed in us a mentality. We are raring to go,” Lyngdoh added.
Iran haven’t lost single game in 2018 world cup qualifiers as they played draw against Turkmenistan whereas won by 1-0 against Uzbekistan. Recently Iran defeated Guam in a friendly game by 6-0 on 3 September. Iran’s star striker Sardar Azmoun who is regarded as “Iranian Lionel Messi” has mentioned that they are not taking Blue Tigers lightly and team is desperate for crucial 3 points.
Azmoun said, “I know that Indian football is improving and making a lot of progress in recent years. I hope that the Indian team does well, but having said that, we of course want to get three points here.”
Subrata Paul (Captain), Sunil Chhetri, Arindam Bhattacharya, Arnab Mondal, Dhanapal Ganesh, Sandesh Jhingan, Pritam Kotal, Aiborlang Khongjee, Dhanachandra Singh, Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, Rino Anto, Sehnaj Singh, Eugenson Lyngdoh, Cavin Lobo, Narayan Das, Jackichand Singh, Pronoy Halder, Rowlin Borges, CK Vineeth, Romeo Fernandes, Francis Fernandes, Jeje Lalpekhlua and Robin Singh.
Andranik Teymourian (Captain), Hossein Kanaani, Alireza Haghighi, Mehdi Taremi, Mohammadreza Akhbari, Jalal Hosseini, Milad Mohammadi, Morteza Pouraliganji, Vouria Ghafouri, Pejman Montazeri, Ehsan Hajsafi, Ramin Rezaeian, Khosro Heydari, Omid Alishah, Mehdi Torabi, Vahid Amiri, Omid Ebrahimi, Alireza Beiranvand, Ali Karimi, Saeid Ezatolahi, Ashkan Dejagah, Sardar Azmoun and Kaveh Rezaei.
Iran football team will be hot favorite to win this match and they have got 75 percent winning chances over India. As per Sports Mirchi predictions the expected scoreline can be 3-1 in the favor of Iran.
Sony Kix and Sony Six SD will be telecasting Iran vs India live football match in India. Iran viewers will be able to watch live coverage of the Russia world cup qualifying match on Channel 3.
The live streaming of India vs Iran 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier match can be watched online on Bet365. All you need is to have an account on Bet 365 network and they be login into the account you can enjoy the live stream of match.