[From the archives] Although Indian national team is lagging way behind against top Asian countries in terms of current FIFA rankings, India has achieved its fare share of success against foreign club sides. Kingfisher East Bengal is regarded as the most successful Indian club against foreign teams. TheHardTackle compiles the top five moments of glory for the Red-&-Gold brigade against their foreign counterparts.

The 2011 Asian Cup will be India's third appearance in the tournament. Unlike Asian Games football, India's record in Asian Cup is pretty patchy. TheHardTackle takes a look at India's previous trysts with the Asian Cup.