India vs Nepal: How many matches have the Blues Tigers won against Nepal?

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India edged out Nepal 2-1 in the second international friendly match on Sunday at the Dasharath Stadium in Kathmandu, Nepal.

Farukh Chaudhary and Sunil Chhetri were on target for the Blue Tigers to seal the win. Tej Tamang, on the other hand, scored the consolation goal for the home team.

This was the 21st meeting between the two teams and India still have a superior head-to-head record having won 14 matches, Nepal have won two and five matches have ended in a tie. After today's game, India have now scored 36 goals and conceded 11.

Jackichand Singh India Nepal International Friendly 2017

The last time, The Gorkhalis hosted India was on September 2, 2021, in the first of the two friendly matches. The match ended in a 1-1 draw.

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Sunil Chhetri is the highest Indian goalscorer against Nepal with six goals in 10 international matches followed by IM Vijayan and Carlton Chapman who have scored three goals each.

Here, we take a look at India's head-to-head record against Nepal in international matches.

How many times have India beaten Nepal in international football?

Date Result Competition
20/12/1985 India 0-0 Nepal SAFF Games
21/12/1985 India 2-0 Nepal SAFF Games
30/11/1987 India 1-0 Nepal SAFF Games
26/10/1989 India 2-1 Nepal SAFF Games
21/7/1993 India 1-0 Nepal SAFF Championship
18/12/1993 India 2-2 Nepal SAFF Games
22/12/1993 Nepal 2-2 (4-3) India SAFF Games
5/12/1998 Nepal 0-1 India Asian Games
30/9/1999 Nepal 0-4 India SAFF Games
8/12/2005 India 2-1 Nepal SAFF Championship
3/6/2008 India 4-0 Nepal SAFF Championship
7/12/2009 India 1-0 Nepal SAFF Championship
28/8/2012 India 0-0 Nepal International friendly
5/9/2013 Nepal 2-1 India SAFF Championship
19/11/2013 India 2-0 Nepal International friendly
12/3/2015 India 2-0 Nepal World Cup qualifiers
17/3/2015 Nepal 0-0 India World Cup qualifiers
27/12/2015 India 4-1 Nepal SAFF Championship
6/6/2017 India 2-0 Nepal International friendly
2/9/2021 Nepal 1-1 India International friendly