In the Group B of the SAFF Championship 2023, Bangladesh is gearing up to play their first match against Lebanon, the highest-ranked team in the championship. Lebanon is known for their strength and prowess on the field, making this upcoming match a challenging one for Bangladesh.
With Lebanon’s formidable reputation, Bangladesh will need to bring their A-game and strategize effectively to put up a competitive fight. The encounter between these two teams promises to be an exciting showdown, showing the spirit and skill of both sides as they vie for victory in this match.
Where to watch this match live? Lebanon vs Bangladesh
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You can enjoy the live match between Lebanon and Bangladesh on T-Sports.
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|Bangladesh vs Lebanon||3:30 PM (Local) / 4:00 PM (Bangladesh Time)||Sree Kanteerava Stadium, Bengaluru|
Bangladesh/Lebanon Head to head
Bangladesh and Lebanon have crossed paths twice in the past during the FIFA World Cup qualifiers for the 2014 tournament in Brazil. The first encounter took place on July 23, 2011, where Lebanon emerged victorious with a 4-0 win over Bangladesh. However, Bangladesh retaliated in the second match held on July 28, 2011, playing on their home turf and securing a 2-0 victory against Lebanon.
Bangladesh’s Pre-SAFF Triumph Over Cambodia and Lebanon’s Hero Intercontinental Cup Journey Set the Stage for SAFF Championship 2023
Before their participation in the SAFF Championship, Bangladesh prepared by playing a friendly match against Cambodia, securing a narrow 1-0 victory. This win provided them with a boost of confidence and valuable match practice leading up to the tournament.
On the other hand, Lebanon considered a formidable team, competed in the Hero Intercontinental Cup held in India. In the league stage, they achieved a victory over Vanuatu and played draws against the host nation, India, and Mongolia.
Advancing to the final, Lebanon faced India once again in a highly anticipated clash. Despite their commendable efforts throughout the tournament, Lebanon fell short in the final, with India emerging as the victors with a 2-0 scoreline. Although Lebanon couldn’t secure the championship, their journey in the Hero Intercontinental Cup highlighted their competitive spirit and skill on the field.
With both Bangladesh and Lebanon bringing their recent experiences and form into the SAFF Championship, their encounters with other teams in their respective groups are anticipated to be closely contested, adding excitement to the tournament as a whole.
SAFF Championship 2023 Opening Day
On the opening day of the SAFF Championship 2023, Nepal faced a tough challenge against Kuwait and unfortunately lost the match with a score of 3-1. Meanwhile, in an intense clash, India emerged victorious over Pakistan with a convincing 4-0 win. These results have set the tone for Group A, which comprises Nepal, Pakistan, India, and Kuwait.
In Group B, Bangladesh, Maldives, Lebanon, and Bhutan are ready to battle it out in their upcoming matches. With Bangladesh and Lebanon being strong contenders, their clashes with Maldives and Bhutan promise to be exciting encounters filled with competitive football.
As the SAFF Championship progresses, the matches between these teams will undoubtedly have the passion, skill, and determination of the participating nations.