Al-Ahly advanced to the semifinals of the Club World Cup after beating the Seattle Sounders (0-1)


Real Madrid's rival in the Club World Cup confirmed

Published:5/02/2023 - 08:53h

Updated:5/02/2023 - 08:53h

Real Madrid already knows its rival on Wednesday for the Club World Cup semifinals. Carlo Ancelotti's men will face Egyptian Al-Ahly, who on Saturday eliminated the Seattle Sounders, the Concacaf champion

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The World-wide of Clubs defined the Saturday to his semifinalists. The Ah-Ahly Egyptian gave the surprise deleting to the Seattle Sounders of the MLS (0-1) and will quote with the Real Madrid the Wednesday by a contingent in the final. In the another key, the To the-Hilal Saudi will confront the Tuesday to the Flamengo Brazilian after dismissing to the venue, Wydad FC, after a dramatic 1-1 that had to define in penaltis (3-5 for the Arabs).

For the Madrid, To the-Ahly will not be an at all simple rival. The group directed by the Swiss Marcel Koller posed an intelligent party in front of the North American, betting to the physical wear and the occupation of spaces to reduce the options of the rival. The crash was very closed from beginning to end, with hardly three finish to door between both clubs. Only a so much of the Egyptian Mohamed Magdy to two minutes of the end avoided the extention.

The mediocentro, ingresado in the minute 64 by Hamdy Fathy, took advantage of a rebound in the crossbar and a detour in an American defender to mark of volley the only so much of a party that only could define by a played haphazard. The rigid 4-1-4-1 of the Egyptians neutralised to a Seattle Sounders favourite on the paper that finishes leaving home with the empty hands after his historical consecration in the 'ConcaChampions'.

In this way, the African monarch wait in Rabat to a Madrid that will arrive with the doubts of Éder Militao and Karim Benzema, both descartados for the visit of the Sunday to Mallorca. Carlo Ancelotti did not want to risk and sure will bet by an eleven alternative in Sound Moix, with the doubts of a Dani Carvajal that still is not to the 100 % and David Praises that it will reappear after almost a month lesionado.

Flamengo Does not want surprises the Tuesday

The main threat for the Madrid in Morocco will be the Flamengo, but the ones of Vítor Pereira know that they can not subestimar to a To the-Hilal that, although it arrives with the wear to having played 120 minutes the Saturday, comes inspired anímicamente. The Saudi battled with the Wydad and forced the lengthen with a so much of the mediocentro Mohamed Kanno in the 90+3'. Finally, the directed by the experienced Argentinian trainer Ramón Díaz converted his five penaltis in the decisive batch and go by the chime in front of the champions sudamericanos.

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