World Cup 2018 Qualifiers : Oman defeats India 3-0

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MUSCAT, Oct. 13, 2015 (AMP) — Russia 2018 (Asian Qualifiers) : Oman defeated India by a score of 3-0 (halftime: 0-0), in a qualifying game for the 2018 FIFA World Cup on Tuesday night at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex in Muscat.

Al-Muqbali scored dual goals

45 minutes of play and neither the Omanis nor the Indians have managed to pull ahead. 0-0 at half time. Everything was settled in the second period with goals by Mubarak ('55) and Al-Muqbali ('67, '84).

The result put the Omani top of Group D with 11 points. India is bottom with no points. In their next game, Oman will meet third-placed Turkmenistan at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex on November 17, while India will face Guam.

Fixtures and Results : Second Round Group D

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Overview

Oman at the World Cup

  • Never qualified
  • 8 participations in the qualifications (first in 1990)

India at the World Cup

  • Never qualified
  • 8 participations in the qualifications (first in 1986)
2018 World Cup Poster
Oman
3:0
India
3:0 (0:0)
  • 13 October 2015
  • 18:30
  • Muscat

Second Round Group D

TeamPts
Oman11
Iran8
Turkmenistan7
Guam7
India0

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