The head coach of Uzbekistan national team Héctor Cúper announced the squad for the opening match against Palestine of the second round of the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup Asian qualifiers. The group stage match will be played on September 5 at the Faisal Al-Husseini Stadium in Al-Ram, northeast of Jerusalem.
Goalkeepers: Sanjar Kuvvatov (Pakhtakor), Eldor Suyunov (Pakhtakor), Botirali Ergashev (Dinamo).
Defenders: Anzur Ismailov (Lokomotiv), Egor Krimets (Pakhtakor), Doston Tursunov (Renofa Yamaguchi - Japan), Islam Tuhtakhujaev (Lokomotiv), Oleg Zoteev (Lokomotiv), Farrukh Sayfiev (Pakhtakor), Davron Khoshimov (Lokomotiv), Hojiakbar Alijonov (Pakhtakor).
Midfielders: Odiljon Khamrobekov (Pakhtakor), Odil Akhmedov (Shanghai SIPG-China), Ikrom Aliboev (Seoul FC-South Korea), Aziz Ganiev (Nasaf), Oston Urunov (Lokomotiv), Jaloliddin Masharipov (Pakhtakor), Sanjar Shoahmedov (Terengganu - Malaysia), Doston Ibragimov (Qizilqum), Quvondiq Ruziev (Qoqon-1912), Doston Khamdamov (Pakhtakor).
Strikers: Eldor Shomurodov (FC Rostov - Russia), Igor Sergeev (Pakhtakor), Temurkhodja Abduhalikov (Lokomotiv).
In the second round of the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup Asian qualifiers Uzbekistan was drawn in Group D with Saudi Arabia, Palestine, Yemen, Singapore.