CLUB WORLD CUP: Real Madrid Beats Al Ahly To Set Up Finals With Al Hilal
Real Madrid have secured their place in the Club World Cup final with a 4-1 win against Egyptian club Al Ahly to keep alive their quest for a record-extending eighth world title.
Vinícius opened the scoring in the 42nd minute for his 50th goal in 202 matches with Madrid. Valverde added to the lead early in the second half.
Ali Maaloul scored the lone goal for Al Ahly, before Rodrygo and Arribas sealed the victory for Madrid in stoppage time. It was the first goal for the 21-year-old Arribas with Madrid’s first team.
Real Madrid Will now Face Saudi Arabia’s Al Hilal in Saturday’s final. The Saudi team Who shocked Brazilian club Flamengo 3-2 on Tuesday.
Madrid were without six injured players who did not travel to Morocco, including striker Karim Benzema, defender Éder Militão and goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois.
Ancelotti said Benzema and Militão will rejoin their teammates for the final, but Courtois, forward Eden Hazard and defenders Ferland Mendy and Lucas Vázquez are not going to make it.
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