India will fight against Nepal in the final of the SAFF Championship 2021 on Saturday, October 16 at the National Stadium in Male, Maldives. Today, we will know when, where, and how to watch India vs Nepal SAFF Championship final along with prediction here.
It is a record 12 times that team India is playing in the finals of the tournament. They didn’t have a good start at the beginning, but managed to make the place in India has won this competition 6 times.
The Blue Tigers started the tournament with a 1-1 draw with Bangladesh. In the second game, they also finished with a draw against Sri Lanka. They turned the tournament in their favor from the third match. They defeated Nepal with 1-0 and also destroyed the Maldives with a 3-1 goal.
Sunil Chhetri scored four of their five goals in the tournament. He also passed Pele by scoring 79 goals and became the sixth-highest scoring international player.
Nepal on the other hand finished the group stage with a draw against Bangladesh. They were at first behind in the match. They scored from a controversial penalty which let them secure their place in the final.
When and where is India vs Nepal?
Date: the match will be held on 16 October 2021
Time: The kick-off is set to start at 8.30 pm IST
Venue: The match will be held at National Football Stadium in Male, Maldives. So the people of Male will be able to watch the match from the stadium. The stadium has a capacity of 11,850 spectators.
The tickets are in the sale. So buy yours before the time runs out.
How to watch India vs Nepal Live Stream?
The final match of the SAFF Championship India vs Nepal live stream is available on Eurosport. You will have to log in with your cable operator’s details to watch the match on your television. If you don’t have the channel till now. Call your cable operator soon.
If you want to cut the charge of the cable, you will take the help of Discovery+. They will live stream the match for their subscribers. The monthly subscription costs only $4.99.
If you are a football fan, call your friends, order some pizza and watch the stream live.
India Predicted Lineup:
Gurpreet Singh Sandhu (GK); Pritam Kotal, Rahul Bheke, Chinglensana Singh, Mandar Rao Dessai; Suresh Singh Wangjam, Anirudh Thapa, Apuia; Sunil Chhetri, Manvir Singh, Mohammad Yasir
Nepal Predicted Lineup:
Kiran Chemjong (GK); Gautam Shrestha, Ananta Tamang, Dinesh Rajbanshi, Sujal Shrestha; Ayush Ghalan, Tej Tamang, Rohit Chand, Bishal Rai; Nawayug Shrestha, Manish Dangi.
India vs Nepal Football Head to Head:
India is far ahead from head to head than Nepal. In their 22 matches, India has managed to win 15 games and Nepal has won only once. The other 5 matches were drawn. Nepal last beat India in 2013 in matches.
- India won: 15 times
- Nepal won: 2 times
- Drawn: 5 times
India is a hot favorite in the tournament. They have won the tournaments many times and also have a record of participating in the finals. Chhetri on the other hand is in a beast form. Nepal has been also playing well, but their history against the team is not sweet. This will be a must-watch match for the fans.
Prediction: India 2-1 Nepal.