Per­fect India are a four-ce in qual­i­fy­ing

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India have qual­i­fied for the AFC Asian Cup for only the fourth time in their his­tory after a com­mand­ing 4-1 vic­tory over Ma­cau main­tained their 100 per cent record.

Stephen Con­stan­tine’s side are a per­fect four wins from four in Group A and have qual­i­fied for the 2019 tour­na­ment in the UAE with two games to spare.

They did, how­ever, lose their clean sheet record with Ma­cau’s Niki Tor­rao be­com­ing the first player to score against India.

Tor­rao’s goal had equalised Rowllin Borges’ de­flected strike and proved a tem­po­rary blip for India who took con­trol in the sec­ond-half in Ban­ga­lore.

Cap­tain Su­nil Ch­hetri re­stored India’s lead on the hour mark be­fore an own goal from Ma­cau’s Lam Ka-seng and a last-minute strike from Jeje Lalpekhlua sealed the points.

India join Oman and Palestine who had con­firmed their qual­i­fi­ca­tion on Tues­day.

Cap­tain marvel: India skip­per Su­nil Ch­hetri shapes to shoot dur­ing yes­ter­day’s win over Ma­cau.

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