Rajevac was replaced by Sirisak Yodyadthai, who was at the helm on Wednesday as the Thais bounced back with a 1-0 win over Bahrain in Dubai.
A video purportedly showing a man locking up supporters of the Indian football team in a birdcage ahead of a crucial match with the UAE has gone viral, prompting the UAE authorities to arrest several persons, reports said Friday.
Hosts United Arab Emirates closed in on a place in the last 16 at the Asian Cup on Thursday as coach Bernd Stange paid the price for Syria's defeat to Jordan - becoming the second managerial casualty in just six days of competition. One-by-one every UAE player that passed behind Chhetri in the mixed zone made sure they appreciated India's performance in the game.
The two sides have played 13 times against each other and India have lost eight and registered only two wins. They are bitterly disappointed.
In the UAE, penalties for violation of the various provisions of the law include jail terms from six months to over 10 years, and fines from 50,000 to 2 million dirhams (USD 13,611 to United States dollars 5.44 lakh), the report said.
Upon replying that they support India, he tells them that's not good, they live in the UAE and should support it.
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India captain Sunil Chhetri overtook Lionel Messi in worldwide goals as the Blue Tigers stunned Thailand 4-1 in their opening game to earn comparisons with Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli for his heroics.
However, in the 41st minute, Khalfan Mubarak profited from an indecision by Indian defenders Anas Edathodika and Subhashish Bose who let Mubarak steal the ball from their grasps, make a darting run into the box and finish superbly from a really tight angle.
The Blue Tigers missed three big chances in the first half and while they created opportunities after the break too, India were denied on two occasions by the framework.
Few minutes later, a glorious chance presented itself to the Indian captain but he couldn't convert either. Jeje's volley went inches off the post. The players will get only better from here. "Still lots of positives, coming here in the home of UAE and the way we played, the passion we showed was second to none", he said.
"The next game against the UAE is going to be a very tough game".
One goal each in both the halves ensured that the hosts get to the top of the table with 4 points, while India dropped down to the second position in Group A.