After topping their group by defeating Sri Lanka and Maldives, Indian football team will face their arch-rivals Pakistan in the high profile semi-final clash. Pakistan ranked 201 in the world are not a heavyweight of the game but they may test a young Indian team, ranked 96 in the world.
In the 23 matches played between the two sides, India have managed to win on 10 occasions while Pakistan triumphed on 3 occasions, 10 matches ended in a draw.
The two rivals last met on 1 September 2013 in a SAFF Championship match where India prevailed 1-0.
SAFF Cup 2018
India vs Pakistan, Semi final
Venue: Bangabandhu National Stadium, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Date: September 12, 2018
Timings: 6:30 PM (IST)
SAFF Championship 2018, India vs Pakistan- Live Streaming
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SAFF Championship 2018, India vs Pakistan- TV Channels
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To be very practical, India will win the match 2-0 despite fielding a young side. Indian strikers have created havoc in opposition half by shuffling their position and it may again prove fruitful.
Full Indian squad
GOALKEEPERS : Vishal Kaith, Kamaljit Singh, Sukhdev Patil.
DEFENDERS : Davinder Singh, Salam Ranjan Singh, Sarthak Golui, Subhasish Bose (C), Mohd. Sajid Dhot, Jerry Lalrinzuala.
MIDFIELDERS : Nikhil Poojary, Vinit Rai, Germanpreet Singh, Anirudh Thapa, Lallianzuala Chhangte, Ashique Kuruniyan, Vignesh D.
FORWARDS : Sumit Passi, Hitesh Sharma, Manvir Singh, Farukh Choudhary.
Full Pakistan squad
Umar Hayat, Mohammad Naveed, Faisal Iqbal, Zeeshan Rehman, Abdullah Qazi, Shehbaz Younis, Mohsin Ali, Bilawal-ur-Rehman, Mohammad Riaz, Ahmed Faheem, Saadullah, Mehmood Khan, Saddam Hussain (captain), Hassan Bashir (vice-captain), Mohammad Adil, Mohammad Adnan Yaqoob, Yousef Butt, Saqib Hanif, Ahsanullah, Mohamed Ali