India is eliminated 1-0 by Syria, with five goals and no goals. They must win this match to advance in the FIFA rankings.

India has made three changes to its squad following a loss to Uzbekistan, while Syria remains unchanged throughout the tournament.

India and Syria are the best third-placed teams in the India-Syria group, but their current goal difference of -5 prevents them from securing a spot in the knockouts.

India must win to qualify for knockouts in the AFC Asian Cup, and a draw is the best option as a win would be detrimental to India.

India and Syria are playing in the AFC Asian Cup, with India starting in blue and Syria wearing white with red sleeves and necks.

India requested VAR from the referee, leading to a penalty request from Syria. India managed to keep the ball in Syria's third, but struggled to break their defence.

India struggled to break the Syrian defence, with Gurpreet intercepting a header and India's goal being a long shot off target.

India scored a goal in the first half, leading Australia 1-0. India substituted Jhingan, Bheke returned to center, and Udanta made his 50th India appearance.

Syria missed a chance to score, while India threatened late, but the referee blew the whistle instead of taking a goal kick.

India, despite finishing the tournament without any points or goals, their diverse skills should prove beneficial in their upcoming World Cup qualifiers.