OMN Vs IND Dream11 Team, Probable Playing 11 and Match Report: Now or Never for India and Oman in FIFA World Cup Qualifier.
A loss for either of the sides would halt their World Cup Qualification campaign on Tuesday. With a faintest of hopes Chetri & Co. would look to spoil the party for Oman, who find themselves in a do-or-die situation.
After surviving a defeat by the skin of their teeth, the Blue Tigers now look up for a new challenge in Muscat of Oman on Tuesday. On the other hand the hosts were brutal in the previous tie against Bangladesh would be looking to replicate their performance against India.
Earlier in September Oman won the reverse fixture with a 1 – 2 score line. A 24th minute strike by Chetri in the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium had put India in the driver’s seat until they conceded two goals in the dying moments of the game. Al Mandhar Al Alawi scored twice for the Gulf Samba’s.
With three draws and one defeat, India stands fourth in the Round 2 Group E table; whereas Oman holds the second position with nine points from four games. Igor Stimac and his men have faced a lot of criticism for their performance in the Qualification rounds. India would need a talismanic performance for their strikers, as ability to score goals has been an area of concern.
India: Anas Edathodika will be missing out due to a personal emergency, Sandesh Jhingan and Rowlin Borges would be missing the away fixture due to injuries.
Probable Playing XI
India: Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, Pritam Kotal, Rahul Bheke, Adil Khan, Mandar Rao Desai, Pronay Halder, Sahal Abdul Samad, Brandon Fernandes, Udanta Singh, Sunil Chhetri and Manvir Singh.
Oman: Ali Al Habsi, Mohammed Al Musalami, Imran Al Hadi, Abdulaziz Al Ghailani, Ali Al Busaidi, Ahmed Mubarak Al-Mahaijri, Al Mandhar AL-Alwai, Abdul Aziz Al Muqbali, Mohsin Al Khaldi, Mohammed Al Ghafri, Mohsin Al Ghassani.
World Cup AFC Qualification Group E Round 2
Match: Oman vs India
Date & Time: 19th November, Tuesday – 8:30 pm IST
Venue: Al-Seeb Stadium, Muscat, Oman
Live Stream: Star Sports Network & Hotstar
India: Sunil Chhetri, Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, Udanta Singh and Sahal Abdul Samad
Oman: Al Mandhar Al-Alwai, Imran Al Hadi, Abdulaziz Al Ghailani and Mohsin Al Ghassani
OMN vs IND Dream11 Goal-Keeper
The reverse fixture in September saw a clinical performance by the Indian Goal-Keeper, who almost pulled up a clean sheet and first victory. Gurpreet Singh Sandhu who lead the Indian team in the most difficult away fixture of the tournament managed to pull out a clean sheet against Qatar in Qatar. This particular fixture is expected to be dominated by the Samba’s which would keep Sandhu busy.
OMN vs IND Dream11 Defenders
The hosts have managed a clean sheet so far in the tournament, constant aerial balls from the defensive unit has been the main reason for Oman’s goal tally. Al Ghailani and Al Musalami have helped the team shape well, particularly in their away fixtures against India and Qatar. Drawing curtains down on Bangladesh in their previous tie Al Hadi scored in the last game for Oman.
OMN vs IND Dream11 Midfielders
A flurry of goals is expected on Tuesday and midfielders are expected to play a vital role in designing those goals. Wingers Udanta Singh and Ahique Kuruniyan are expected to feed Sunil Chetri with constant supplies. Sahal Abdul Samad had an impressively dribbled through the Afgani defense unit and created four clinical opportunities for Chhetri & Co to score. Al Alawi has scored a goal against Qatar in the away fixture, whereas A Al Mahaijri has scored three goals, two of which were scored in the reverse fixture against India.
OMN vs IND Dream11 Strikers.
The Blue Tigers expect a talismanic performance from their ace striker Sunil Chhetri who has a reputation of scoring goals. Chhetri scored an intelligent set piece goal against the Gulf Samba’s in India. Mohsin Al Ghassani has had clinical performances in both their previous home games, Ghassani neted the ball against Afghanistan in their first home game and also successfully assisted a goal against Bangladesh.
Captain and Vice-Captain
Al Mandhar Al-Alawi would be the captain of the squad while Sunil Chhetri would be the Vice-Captain.
Dream 11 Disclaimer
All our selections are based on in-depth and astute analysis of the players partaking in the match and a perusal of other reasoning. Please incorporate a slew of factors while crafting your own side with this article serving as a guide to the match and players.