India vs Oman (Describe Credit score: News18 and AIFF)
Earlier, head coach Igor Stimac made three changes to his facet that drew Afghanistan 1-1 in Dushanbe on November 14 with Manvir Singh, Farukh Choudhary and Nishu Kumar coming in for Pritam Kotal, Mandar Rao Desai and Sahal Abdul Samad.
India were, alternatively, fortunate now not to private conceded a fair in the seventh minute when Mohsin Al Ghassani shot over the bar from the penalty space.
Ghassani himself earned the gap kick after a slipshod peril throughout the Indian field by Rahul Bheke who used to be beaten on tempo by Omani striker.
Ghassani later made amends of his mistake as he fired dwelling in the 33rd minute past Indian goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu after a gorgeous defence-splitting through lag by Mohsin Johar Al Khaldi.
Oman had more of the ball possession in the first half of nonetheless they had few certain possibilities. Ahmed Al Kaabi obtained a free header in the 27th minute nonetheless sent the ball over the bar from a corner kick.
India had few raids at the opposition fair nonetheless might perchance well now not pose any probability to the Omani goalkeeper Ali Al Habsi.
India made three substitutions in the first half of with Vinit Rai coming in for Pranoy Halder who used to be booked in the 26th minute whereas an injury to central defender Adil Khan resulted in Anas Edathodika taking his residence.
India performed better in the 2nd half of with heaps of ball possession and assault at the opposition castle nonetheless a undeniable probability eluded them.
Oman close to doubled their lead in the 64th minute nonetheless Indian goalkeeper Gurpreet dived fleshy dimension to his left to block an Al Khaldi free kick.
All of India’s closing three fits will more than likely be performed subsequent year — in opposition to Qatar (at dwelling on March 26), Bangladesh (away, June 4) and Afghanistan (at dwelling, June 9).