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Having missed out on the 2015 Asian Cup, India captain Sunil Chhetri is determined to prove himself at the 2019 edition of the continent's premier football tournament.

The Indian football team, on Wednesday, sealed qualification to the 2019 AFC Asian Cup with a 4-1 thrashing of Macau in Bengaluru.

India competed in the tournament for the first time in 1964, when they finished runners-up.

Meanwhile, he recalled memories from the AFC Asian Cup 2011 during the post-match press conference. In 1984 and 2011, they crashed out in the group stage.

However, the hosts conceded in the 37th minute when Nicholas Tarrao scored.

Rowllin Borges opened the scoring for India with a fine right-footed volley in the 28th minute, skipper Sunil Chhetri restored the lead, after the hosts conceded one, with a strike in the 60th minute, while Macau conceded an own goal in the 70th minute to dig their own grave at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium.

India play their next qualifier at home against Myanmar on November 14, before rounding off their qualification campaign against Kyrgyzstan away on March 27.

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India are the top placed side in Group A with nine points from three matches.

For his goal, Borges fooled the Macanese goalkeeper after he received a pass from Jeje, who had the presence of mind to spot him. We played Bahrain, South Korea and Australia there.

The Indians made their domination count when Narayan Das fired in a low cross from the left wing which was met by a Jeje backheel.

Meanwhile, Sunil Chhetri, who scored his 55 global goal tonight, stated that a lot of work to be done before approaching the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019. The substitute raced forward before squaring the ball into the box for Chhetri. Starting from the players to the supporting stuff, it's the result of everyone's dedication and hard work.

Balwant Singh scored a brace earlier this year when India played Macau in the first leg at Macau.

India come into this match on a 11-match unbeaten streak and have recorded 1-0 victories against Myanmar and Kyrgyz Republic. An AIFF release stated that coach Stephen Constantine referred to the victory as a "terrific team effort over anything else". It was cat and mouse from then on but India's lack of finishing denied them more goals to showcase their superiority.