Blue Tigers sealed another win by defeating Hong Kong by 4-0 and top the GROUP D table with 9 points.
India celebrated their qualification into the 2023 AFC Asian Cup with a 4-0 thrashing of Hong Kong in their final Qualifier earlier at the Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata Tuesday tonight .Four different goalscorers got on the scoresheet for the Blue Tigers.
Goals from Anwar, Sunil Chhetri — he does that almost every other day — Manvir Singh and Ishan Pandita, India capped off their historic AFC Asian Cup qualification campaign in style, sweeping aside a strong Hong Kong side 4-0 under heavy rains at the Salt Lake Stadium.
Igor Stimac’s side brought out it’s A game on a stormy night and started off with a blitz as Anwar (2nd) and Chhetri (45′) gave India a 2-0 lead.
It was then a tale of super subs as Manvir (85th) and Pandita (90+3rd) came off the bench to complete the rout and help India (nine points) top group D with three wins on the trot, ahead of Hong Kong (six).