Club World Cup match Real Madrid – Al-Ahli in Rabat, right Vinícius Júnior from Real and Metwaly Mahmoud from Al-Ahli.
Rabat – Real Madrid football players defeated the Egyptian team Al-Ahli 4:1 and advanced to the final of the Club World Cup. Midfielder Federico Valverde decided the match in Rabat with a winning shot in the 46th minute. The most successful club in the history of the competition will face Al-Hilal from Saudi Arabia on Saturday for their fifth triumph.
Real, who started without the injured Ballon d'Or holder Benzema and goalkeeper Courtois, decided to win at the turn of both halves. First, in the 42nd minute, Vinícius Júnior solved an independent escape with a smart lob over the goalkeeper Šanáví, and shortly after the change of sides, he added another hit from Valverde's stop.
The finalists of the African Champions League reduced in the 65th minute after Maalúl's penalty, but the favorite reversed did not admit. Real did not mind even Modrič's unconverted penalty kick, in the second minute of set-up striker Rodrygo added insurance after a beautiful interplay with Ceballos. In the very end, after a few seconds on the pitch, substitute Arribas made his mark, for whom it was his first hit in the A-team of the big Madrid club. he won only one of the last three matches. Real won the Club World Cup for the ninth time in a row. Al-Ahli lost after 23 competitive matches and will face Brazilian Flamengo in the battle for third place on Saturday.
Real Madrid – Al-Ahli (Egypt) 4:1 (1:0)< /strong>
Goals: 42. Vinícius Júnior, 46. Valverde, 90.+2 Rodrygo, 90.+8 Arribas – 65. Maalúl from pen. Referee: Matonte (Urug).