UAE, India gear up for Asian Cup clash


UAE, India gear up for Asian Cup clash

Hosts UAE will face India in their AFC Asian Cup Group A encounter in Abu Dhabi on Thursday.

The match at Zayed Sports City Stadium is scheduled to kick off at 8 pm.

While India beat Thailand 4-1 in their opening game, the UAE had to settle for a 1-1 draw with Bahrain.

The two teams have clashed 11 times before, with the UAE winning eight, India clinching two victories and one match ending in a draw.

In Thursday's other games, Bahrain will face Thailand at Dubai's Rashid Stadium at 3 pm and Jordan will take on Syria in Sharjah at 5.30pm.