IND vs UZK Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Football Tips for India vs Uzbekistan AFC Asian Cup, Starting Lineup, Stats

Published on: Jan 18, 2024 11:24 am IST|Updated on: Jan 18, 2024 11:24 am IST

IND vs UZK Dream11 Prediction

India will be taking on Uzbekistan in the second match of the AFC Asian Cup on Thursday evening. The Ahmed bin Ali Stadium in Al Rayyan will host this game at 8:00 PM IST.

IND vs UZK AFC Asian Cup Dream11 Prediction

India lost their first game 0-2 to Australia. The Blue Tigers displayed a lot of character and grit against the strong Aussie side but still registered a loss. On the other hand, Uzbekistan played a goalless draw against Syria. Both teams will be eyeing vital three points here with a win. Uzbekistan (68) are higher ranked team in the FIFA rankings and India will be determined to cause an upset by grabbing a point or more out of this fixture.

Date: 18th January, Thursday
Kick-Off: 8:00 PM (IST)
Venue: Ahmed bin Ali Stadium, Al Rayyan
WATCH: The AFC Asian Cup match between India and Uzbekistan will be telecasted live on the Sports 18 channel and you can also livestream the game on the Jio Cinema app.

Recent Form

India: L L W L W
Uzbekistan: D W W D W

Head to Head

India: 0
Uzbekistan: 4
Draw: 2

India Starting XI

  1. Gurpreet Singh Sandhu
  2. Akash Mishra
  3. Rahu Bheke
  4. Sandesh Jhingan
  5. Nikhil Poojary
  6. Anirudh Thapa
  7. Deepak Tangri
  8. Naorem Mahesh Singh
  9. Suresh Singh
  10. Manvir Singh
  11. Sunil Chhetri

India News Injury Report and Unavailability: 

  • Sahal Abdul Samad is back to training but he is unlikely to be included in the starting 11.
  • Akash Mishra had an injury scare in the training but he is fit to start against Uzbekistan.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • India are likely to keep the same formation of 4-2-3-1 with the skipper Sunil Chhetri leading the attacking line.

Uzbekistan Starting XI

  1. Utkir Yusupov
  2. Abdukodir Khusanov
  3. Umarbek Eshmurodov
  4. Rustam Ashurmatov
  5. Aziz Turgunboev
  6. Odiljon Khamrobekov
  7. Otabek Shukurov
  8. Farrukh Sayfiev
  9. Abbosbek Fayzullaev
  10. Jaloliddin Masharipov
  11. Igor Sergeyev

Uzbekistan News Injury Report and Unavailability: 

  • Uzbekistan have a fully-fit squad at their disposal.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • Uzbekistan played with the 3-4-2-1 formation in the previous game against Syria. They might switch to the traditional 4-3-3 formation against India

IND vs UZK Fantasy Football Tips

  • Suniel Chhetri will lead the Indian attack and the veteran striker has 82 goals and 11 assists in his account in 129 national appearances.
  • Igor Sergeev has 19 goals and three assists against his name in 70 appearances for Uzbekistan.

Differential Pick

  • Rustam Ashurmatov has played 30 matches for Uzbekistan. The defender will play a key role at the back and might help his team in keeping a cleansheet as well.

IND vs UZK Dream11 Prediction

Goalkeeper- G Singh Sandhu
Defenders- F Sayfiev, R Bheke, R Ashurmatov (VC), A Khusanov
L Chhangte, O Sukhurov, O Hamrobekov, Lalengmawia
S Chhetri, I Sergeev (C)

Who will win the India vs Uzbekistan AFC Asian Cup match?

India have never defeated Uzbekistan and have registered four losses and two draws in six matches so far. Furthermore, Uzbekistan have more experience of playing against the stronger opponents as they are a higher-ranked side (68) against India (102). While India are expected to put up a solid performance here, Uzbekistan are likely to win this contest.

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