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.