India's football head coach Stephen Constantine announced a 25-member squad for the forthcoming 2018 World Cup qualifying match against Guam on Sunday.
Argentina struggled to a 0-0 draw against Paraguay, while Uruguay and Ecuador both made it two wins from two games to top the group in South America.
Sunil Chhetri became the first Indian footballer to score 50 international goals during his team's 2018 World Cup qualifying match against Guam.
India are scheduled to play back-to-back away games against Turkmenistan and Oman on October 8 and 13 and a home match against Guam on November 13.
Chhetri struck twice as India notched up a 2-0 win over Nepal in the first leg of their 2018 FIFA World Cup football qualifying round one.
Uruguay sealed their spot at the 2014 World Cup finals after a goalless draw at home to Jordan in the second leg of their intercontinental playoff.
Oribe Peralta bagged a first-half hat-trick to help Mexico book their passage to the 2014 World Cup finals with a 4-2 victory over NZ.
France reached the World Cup against the odds after beating Ukraine 3-0, overturning a first-leg deficit with a performance full of pride and confidence.
Ronaldo came out on top in his personal duel with Ibrahimovic, whose brace in Stockholm was upstaged by Portuguese three brilliant goals.
Bento is confident his team, leading 1-0 from the first leg, can conjure goals from sources other than their prolific captain.
Sweden captain Ibrahimovic was relatively subdued in the first leg in Lisbon on Friday as a late diving header from Ronaldo put Portugal in the driving seat.
Cameroon qualified for the World Cup with a 4-1 win over Tunisia in the second leg of their playoff.
Ivory Coast survived with a nervous finish to draw 1-1 with Senegal for a 4-2 aggregate win.
Nigeria qualified for the World Cup, continuing an outstanding year for the team after it won the African title for the first time in nearly a decade.
Ronaldo upstaged Ibrahimovic in a showdown of superstar forwards, sending Portugal past Sweden 1-0 in a World Cup playoff.
Sweden coach also said Portugal are favourites but added that Sweden, who will host the second leg, would put in the sort of top performance.
Mexico thumped New Zealand 5-1 in the first leg of their qualifying playoff on to take a massive step towards a place in next year's World Cup finals.
Ibrahimovic has dismissed talk of his nation's World Cup playoff with Portugal in Lisbon being just a contest between him and Ronaldo.
France need to play without fear in their World Cup playoff against Ukraine to avoid the fate that befell the team 20 years ago.
Owning two of the biggest egos in football, Ronaldo and Ibrahimovic have dominated the build-up to the most anticipated of the four playoffs.
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