Indian Football

AFC Asian Cup qualifiers: India vs Hong Kong preview, head-to-head, probable XI & prediction

Arjun Singh Devgan
India need to ensure that they beat Hong Kong in their final game of Asian Cup qualifiers
India need to ensure that they beat Hong Kong in their final game of Asian Cup qualifiers / Indian Football Team Twitter

The India men's national team will continue in their bid to qualify for the 2023 AFC Asian Cup when they face Hong Kong in their final qualifying game at the Salt Lake Stadium on Tuesday, June 14.

The Blue Tigers go into the game in the best possible form as they have won both their qualifying games so far, with skipper and talisman, Sunil Chhetri scoring three goals so far - showing just why he is so vital for them.

India vs Hong Kong date and time:

The match will take place at the Salt Lake Stadium, Kolkata on Tuesday, June 14 at 8:30 PM IST.

Where to watch India vs Hong Kong on TV and live streaming:

The match will be available to watch on Star Sports 3 and can be live streamed on Hotstar and Jio TV.

India vs Hong Kong Head-to-Head:

India and Hong Kong have met 15 times so far, with the Blue Tigers leading the head-to-head 7 to 4. However, Igor Stimac's side last beat their opponents in 1993, having drawn once with them in 2006, while losing twice in 2009 and 2010.

India vs Hong Kong probable XI:

India’s probable XI: Gurpreet Singh Sandhu (GK); Naorem Roshan Singh, Sandesh Jhingan, Anwar Ali, Akash Mishra; Suresh Singh, Sahal Abdul Samad; Brandon Fernandes, Manvir Singh, Liston Colaco; Sunil Chhetri.

Hong Kong's probable XI: Yapp Hung Fui (GK); Sean Tse, Law Tsz Chan, Wong Tsz Ho, Yu Wai Lim, Huang Yang, Ju Yingzhi, Yue Tze Nam, Wai Wong; Matt Orr, Sun Ming Him.

India vs Hong Kong prediction:

Both the teams come into this game on the back of good form, but we think the Blue Tigers will continue their dream run and beat Hong Kong 2-1.