THE SAUDIS GAVE THE BELL
Surprise! Al Hilal eliminates Flamengo and could play the World Cup final against Madrid
Published:7/02/2023 - 22:52h
Updated:7/02/2023 - 22:52h
For the second time in the last three Club World Cups, the CONMEBOL champion falls in the semifinals of the continental tournament. This Tuesday, Saudi Al Hilal surprised by beating Flamengo (2-3) and could meet Real Madrid in the final
The World-wide of Clubs already knows to his first finalist. The To the Hilal Saudi, directed by the experienced Argentinian trainer Ramón Ángel Díaz, threw to the powerful Flamengo of Brazil with justice after an entertained crash contested in Tanger (2-3). The ones of Vítor Pereira did not find the formula for revertir the speed and physical power of the Saudi group, yielding two penaltis in the first time.
Salem To the Dawsari, hangman of Leo Messi in the debut of Argentina in Qatar, commissioned to convert two maximum penalties to the beginning and at the end of the first part. In the minute 4, Matheuzinho demolished to the Argentinian forward Luciano Vietto when the '10' prepared to define in front of the Saint goalkeeper in the first arrival of the party. The guardameta Brazilian hit the side, but the finish of the extreme went with the power and ideal placing to open the marker.
The 'rojinegros' woke up and attained to equalise the actions in the minute 20 thanks to a remarkable definition of the forward Pedro, the one who defined of first, with the outside, a pass of Matheuzinho to culminate a beautiful played collective. Flamengo Seemed to restart the control of the party, but To the Hilal followed taking advantage of the slowness of the saga amazónica for desbordar with centres that looked for to Vietto.
The tie painted to sustain until the rest. However, an absurd pisotón of Gerson in the discount finish with the defender expelled by double yellow and another maximum penalty for the Saudi, everything thanks to the intervention of the VAR. To the Dawsari went back to take the balloon and this time deceived to Saints with a finish soft to the right side, while the goalkeeper launched at the side contrary. 2-1 and a man less for the Brazilians after a first time very parejo.
To the Hilal cleared it with authority
The ones of Ramón Díaz took advantage of the numerical advantage for adueñarse of the balloon and, faithful to the habit of the Argentinian technician, the Saudi launched to by the third. After a pair of warnings, Luciano Vietto sentenced the triumph in the 70' with a powerful finish of right in front of the warm mark of David Luiz. On the end, Pedro took advantage of a bad rebound of the guardameta Abdullah To the-Mayouf to discount and add the dramatic dye to the discount, but there was not time for traced back.
With the triumph, the To the Hilal makes history and turns into the first team of Saudi Arabia that advances to a final of the World-wide of Clubs. The Saturday, the champions of Asia will confront to the winner of the chqoue between Real Madrid and To the-Ahly, where the Egyptians will look for to give another big surprise deleting to a group 'merengue' that comes to leave half League backwards in Mallorca the Sunday.