In a match that proved to be an entertaining affair for the audience, the hosts UAE prevailed over a determined Indian team to win the match 2-0. The UAE scored a goal in each half of the match in the Group A AFC Asian Cup match at the Zayed Sports City Stadium yesterday.
The win has propelled the UAE to being the group leader with four points under their belt, with an upcoming match against Thailand. As the match started the Zayed Sports city stadium was packed to its hilt, with more than 43,000 fans showing up to support their teams. The Indian fans also turned up in large numbers but were left dissapointed with the final outcome.
The match was a thrilling one from the start providing oodles of entertainment to the fans. Even though the Indians suceeded in muffling some attempted goals, the resilience of the Emiratis proved too much for them.