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How many international matches have India won on home soil?

3:38 AM GMT 28/02/2022
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The Blue Tigers have played 122 international matches at home till date...

Post-Independence, India played their first-ever international football match on July 31, 1948, in Olympics against France which they lost 2-1.

Their first-ever international match on home soil was against Indonesia at the 1951 Asian Games on March 4. The Blue Tigers won the tie 3-1 in New Delhi.

India last played an international match at home on October 15, 2019, in a 2022 World Cup qualifying game against Bangladesh. Igor Stimac's side came back from behind to hold the Bangladeshis to a 1-1 draw in Kolkata.

Till date, India have played 122 international matches at home out of which they won 57 times, drew on 28 occasions and lost in 47 games. They have a win percentage of 46.72.

Out of their 122 international matches at home, 19 are international friendlies, 12 World Cup qualifying games and 19 Asian Cup qualifiers.

Let us take a look at India's performance at home over the years.

Match

Competition

Venue

Result

India 3-0 Indonesia

1951 Asian Games

New Delhi

W

India 3-0 Afghanistan

1951 Asian Games

New Delhi

W

India 1-0 Iran

1951 Asian Games

New Delhi

W

India 1-1 Ceylon (Sri Lanka)

1954 Colombo Cup

Kolkata

D

India 2-1 Burma

1954 Colombo Cup

Kolkata

W

India 3-1 Pakistan

1954 Colombo Cup

Kolkata

W

India 1-0 Pakistan

1960 Asian Cup Qualifiers

Kochi

W

India 1-3 Israel

1960 Asian Cup Qualifiers

Kochi

L

India 3-1 Iran

1960 Asian Cup Qualifiers

Kochi

W

India 0-1 Pakistan

1960 Asian Cup Qualifiers

Kochi

L

India 1-2 Israel

1960 Asian Cup Qualifiers

Kochi

L

India 1-2 Iran

1960 Asian Cup Qualifiers

Kochi

L

India 1-1 China

1982 Nehru Cup

Kolkata

D

India 2-2 South Korea

1982 Nehru Cup

Kolkata

D

India 1-3 Uruguay

1982 Nehru Cup

Kolkata

L

India 2-0 Bangladesh

1982 Asian Games

New Delhi

W

India 1-0 Malaysia

1982 Asian Games

New Delhi

W

India 2-2 China

1982 Asian Games

New Delhi

D

India 0-1 Saudi Arabia

1982 Asian Games

New Delhi

L

India 1-2 Poland

1984 Nehru Cup

Kolkata

L

India 0-1 Argentina

1984 Nehru Cup

Kolkata

L

China 3-0 India

1984 Nehru Cup

Kolkata

L

India 4-0 North Yemen

1984 Asian Cup Qualifiers

Kolkata

W

India 2-1 Malaysia

1984 Asian Cup Qualifiers

Kolkata

W

India 2-0 Pakistan

1984 Asian Cup Qualifiers

Kolkata

W

South Korea 1-0 India

1984 Asian Cup Qualifiers

Kolkata

L

Morocco 1-0 India

1985 Nehru Cup

Kochi

L

India 1-1 Indonesia

1986 World Cup Qualifiers

Kolkata

D

India 1-1 Thailand

1986 World Cup Qualifiers

Kolkata

D

India 2-1 Bangladesh

1986 World Cup Qualifiers

Kolkata

W

India 0-0 China

1986 Nehru Cup

Trivandrum

D

India 0-1 Peru

1986 Nehru Cup

Trivandrum

L

India 0-0 Pakistan

1987 South Asian Games

Kolkata

D

India 5-0 Maldives

1987 South Asian Games

Kolkata

W

India 1-0 Nepal

1987 South Asian Games

Kolkata

W

India 1-2 Hungary

1991 Nehru Cup

Trivandrum

L

India 2-0 Pakistan

1992 Asian Cup Qualifiers

Kolkata

W

Iran 3-0 India

1992 Asian Cup Qualifiers

Kolkata

L

India 0-0 Finland

1993 Nehru Cup

Chennai

D

India 1-1 Cameroon

1993 Nehru Cup

Chennai

D

Finland 2-0 India

1993 Nehru Cup

Chennai

L

Cameroon 2-2 India

1993 Nehru Cup

Chennai

D

India 0-5 Thailand

1995 Nehru Cup

Kolkata

L

India 1-1 Iraq

1995 Nehru Cup

Kolkata

D

India 1-0 Sri Lanka

1995 South Asian Games

Chennai

W

India 3-0 Nepal

1995 South Asian Games

Chennai

W

India 1-0 Bangladesh

1995 South Asian Games

Chennai

W

India 0-1 Iraq

1997 Nehru Cup

Kochi

L

Iraq 4-2 (1-1) India

1997 Nehru Cup

Kochi

L

India 0-0 Bangladesh

1999 SAFF Championship

Goa

D

India 2-0 Pakistan

1999 SAFF Championship

Goa

W

Maldives 1-2 Pakistan

1999 SAFF Championship

Goa

W

Bangladesh 0-2 India

1999 SAFF Championship

Goa

W

India 1-1 North Korea

2004 Asian Cup Qualifiers

Goa

D

India 0-3 Yemen

2007 Asian Cup Qualifiers

New Delhi

L

India 0-3 Japan

2007 Asian Cup Qualifiers

Bengaluru

L

India 6-0 Cambodia

2007 Nehru Cup

New Delhi

W

India 1-0 Bangladesh

2007 Nehru Cup

New Delhi

W

India 2-3 Syria

2007 Nehru Cup

New Delhi

L

India 3-0 Kyrgyz Republic

2007 Nehru Cup

New Delhi

W

India 1-0 Syria

2007 Nehru Cup

New Delhi

W

India 2-2 Lebanon

2010 World Cup Qualifiers

Goa

D

India 3-0 Chinese Taipei

International Friendly

Goa

W

India 2-2 Chinese Taipei

International Friendly

Chennai

D

India 1-1 Malaysia

International Friendly

Hyderabad

D

India 0-1 Lebanon

2009 Nehru Cup

New Delhi

L

India 2-1 Kyrgyz Republic

2009 Nehru Cup

New Delhi

W

India 3-1 Sri Lanka

2009 Nehru Cup

New Delhi

W

India 0-1 Syria

2009 Nehru Cup

New Delhi

L

Syria 4-5 (1-1) India

2009 Nehru Cup

New Delhi

W

India 1-2 Thailand

International Friendly

New Delhi

L

India 2-0 Namibia

International Friendly

New Delhi

W

India 0-1 Hong Kong

International Friendly

Pune

L

India 3-1 Vietnam

International Friendly

Pune

W

India 3-6 Yemen

International Friendly

Pune

L

India 2-2 UAE

2014 World Cup Qualifiers

New Delhi

D

India 1-1 Malaysia

International friendly

Guwahati

D

India 3-2 Malaysia

International friendly

Kolkata

W

India 0-5 Zambia

International friendly

Goa

L

India 1-1 Afghanistan

2011 SAFF Championship

New Delhi

D

India 5-0 Bhutan

2011 SAFF Championship

New Delhi

W

India 3-0 Sri Lanka

2011 SAFF Championship

New Delhi

W

India 3-1 Maldives

2011 SAFF Championship

New Delhi

W

India 4-0 Afghanistan

2011 SAFF Championship

New Delhi

W

India 2-1 Syria

2012 Nehru Cup

New Delhi

W

India 3-0 Maldives

2012 Nehru Cup

New Delhi

W

India 0-0 Nepal

2012 Nehru Cup

New Delhi

D

India 0-1 Cameroon

2012 Nehru Cup

New Delhi

L

India 5-4 (2-2) Cameroon

2012 Nehru Cup

New Delhi

W

India 2-4 Palestine

International friendly

Kochi

L

India 1-1 Philippines

International friendly

Siliguri

D

India 2-0 Nepal

International friendly

Siliguri

W

India 2-2 Bangladesh

International friendly

Goa

D

India 2-3 Palestine

International friendly

Siliguri

L

India 2-0 Nepal

2018 World Cup Qualifier

Guwahati

W

India 1-2 Oman

2018 World Cup Qualifier

Bengaluru

L

India 0-0 Nepal

International friendly

Pune

D

India 0-3 Iran

2018 World Cup Qualifier

Bengaluru

L

India 1-0 Guam

2018 World Cup Qualifier

Bengaluru

W

India 2-0 Sri Lanka

2015 SAFF Championship

Trivandrum

W

India 4-1 Nepal

2015 SAFF Championship

Trivandrum

W

India 3-2 Maldives

2015 SAFF Championship

Trivandrum

W

India 2-1 Afghanistan

2015 SAFF Championship

Trivandrum

W

India 1-2 Turkmenistan

2018 World Cup Qualifier

Kochi

L

India 6-1 Laos

2019 Asian Cup Qualifier

Guwahati

W

India 4-1 Puerto Rico

International friendly

Mumbai

W

India 2-0 Nepal

International friendly

Mumbai

W

India 1-0 Kyrgyz Republic

2019 Asian Cup Qualifier

Bengaluru

W

India 2-1 Mauritius

Tri-Nation Series

Mumbai

W

India 1-1 Saint Kitts and Nevis

Tri-Nation Series

Mumbai

D

India 4-1 Macau

2019 Asian Cup Qualifier

Bengaluru

W

India 2-2 Myanmar

2019 Asian Cup Qualifier

Goa

D

India 5-0 Chinese Taipei

2018 Intercontinental Cup

Mumbai

W

India 3-0 Kenya

2018 Intercontinental Cup

Mumbai

W

India 1-2 New Zealand

2018 Intercontinental Cup

Mumbai

L

India 2-0 Kenya

2018 Intercontinental Cup

Mumbai

W

India 2-4 Tajikistan

2019 Intercontinental Cup

Ahmedabad

L

India 2-5 North Korea

2019 Intercontinental Cup

Ahmedabad

L

India 1-1 Syria

2019 Intercontinental Cup

Ahmedabad

D

India 1-2 Oman

2022 World Cup Qualifier

Guwahati

L

India 1-1 Bangladesh

2022 World Cup Qualifier

Kolkata

D