As India and Bangladesh are pitted against each other for FIFA World Cup 2020 qualifiers on Monday, Indian football fans took to Twitter to show their support for the Indian football team. The match is ongoing at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan in Kolkata. Football fans flood social media platform Twitter with tweets, cheering for the India National Football team. India is currently placed on fourth while Bangladesh are placed on the fifth spot in the points table of FIFA World Cup 2022 qualification Group E.
Football fans shared a series of tweets to show their support for the Blue Tigers. #INDBAN, #BackTheBlue and #IndianFootball became some trending searches on Twitter. Have a look at some of the tweets of Indian fans. India vs Bangladesh, Live Streaming of FIFA World Cup 2022 Asian Qualifiers Online on Hotstar: How to Get IND vs BAN Live Telecast on TV & Free Football Score Updates in India?
IND vs BAN!
— EAST BENGAL the REAL POWER (@EBRPFC) October 15, 2019
Fans on a High!
— Kartik Mundra (@kartikkm89) October 15, 2019
Back the Blue!
A few months ago Sunil Chhetri was begging fans to come watch India play in the stadium. Now, the biggest football stadium in India gets filled.
Huge respect to @BluePilgrims for this amazing banner.
— Suhas Aithal (@SuhasAithal2) October 15, 2019
Come on India!
Match is underway ❤️😍
Come on 👏 pic.twitter.com/YXW5y4SFRA
— imaviratkohli (@anisPra209281) October 15, 2019
It looks like the Indian football fans are quite excited for India's game against Bangladesh and hopes to see India as a part of FIFA World Cup 2022. Sunil Chhetri, who missed previous India’s game against Qatar, is back in India vs Bangladesh game. India lost to Oman in the opening game 1-2 in Guwahati. India are placed on 4th place with 1 point from two games. Bangladesh are on the bottom-most spot in the points table after losing to Afghanistan and Qatar in their first two matches. IND vs BAN, FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers Match Preview: Sunil Chhetri-Minus India Aim For 1st Win Against Bangladesh.
India and Bangladesh last played a qualifier match for the Mexico World Cup in 1985. In the game against India, Bangladesh went ahead through a strike from Ashish Bhadra in the 15th minute before Bikash Panji, who also struck against Bangladesh in Dhaka, equalised in the 36th minute.