The stage is set for India vs Kuwait SAFF Final as the SAFF Championship 2023 reaches its climax. These two teams have already met once in the tournament in a thrilling 1-1 draw during the final match of Group A. Both India and Kuwait have fought their way to the final and now they are eager to win the title. In this space, you can check the preview of the game and possible line-ups of both sides. Also, find out where to watch India vs Kuwait SAFF Final live telecast & streaming in India.
India vs Kuwait SAFF Final Preview: Road to the Final
India has been in exceptional form throughout the SAFF Championship. Although they missed out on the top spot in Group A due to their draw against Kuwait, they defeated Group B leaders, Lebanon, in the semi-final through a penalty shootout. India’s defence has received high praise from the pundits conceding only one goal so far.
Kuwait, on the other hand, finished at the top of Group B with seven points from three matches. Their semifinal clash against Bangladesh was a hard-fought win that secured their place in the final. With nine goals scored in four matches, Kuwait possesses a potent attacking threat, making them the highest-scoring team in the competition.
India vs Kuwait Head-to-Head Record
India and Kuwait have faced each other on four occasions, with Kuwait winning two matches, India winning once, and one ending in a draw.
India vs Kuwait SAFF Final Date, Time and Venue
The final between India and Kuwait is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, 4th July at 7:30 PM IST. The match will be held at the iconic Sree Kanteerava Stadium in Bangalore, India.
India vs Kuwait SAFF Final Telecast Channel in India
Indian football enthusiasts can catch the live telecast of the final match on DD Bharati.
Where to watch India vs Kuwait Final Live Streaming
The live stream of the final game of the SAFF Championship will be available on the Fancode app.
India vs Kuwait SAFF Final Predicted Lineups
India: Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, Nikhil Poojary, Anwar Ali, Sandesh Jhingan, Akash Mishra, Jeakson Singh, Anirudh Thapa, Sahal Abdul Samad, Naorem Mahesh Singh, Lallianzuala Chhangte, Sunil Chhetri
Kuwait: Bader Al-Saanoun, Mahdi Dashti, Khaled Ebrahim, Abdullah Al-Buloushi, Hussain Ali Muhaisen, Hasan Al Enezi, Mubarak Al Fnaini, Sultan Al-Enezi, Eid Al Rasheedi, Ali-Ahmad-Khalaf Faraj-Matar, Salman Al-Awadhi
India vs Kuwait SAFF Championship Facts
The final holds immense importance for both teams. India, the most successful team in the history of the SAFF Championship with eight title wins, will be aiming to add another feather to their crown. Led by their head coach Igor Stimac, the Indian team is determined to secure their ninth SAFF title. On the other hand, Kuwait is participating in the tournament for the first time and has already exceeded expectations by reaching the final. They are aiming for their first-ever SAFF title.