Bell in Morocco…
al hilala team from Saudi Arabia, broke all the pools by beating 3-2 against flamencochampion of the Copa Libertadores of America and great favorite to reach the FIFA Club World Cup Final 2023, semifinal match held this Tuesday at the Stade Ibn Battouta in Tangier, Morocco.
The Saudi squad, led by the Argentine coach Ramon Diaz, gave the big bell, thanks to the goals of Salem Al-Dawsari, author of a double, both through criminal proceedings at minute 4 and 45 + 9 ‘, as well as the same Luciano Vietto at 70′.
Meanwhile, the Brazilian team achieved the goal of the partial draw 1-1 at minute 20 through Pedro, who returned to be present on the scoreboard in added time at 90 + 1 ‘, but I cannot avoid the painful setback and failure for the squad commanded by Victor Pereira.
flamencoone of the most popular clubs in Brazil, played conditionally since before the break, when gerson received the second yellow card at 45 + 8 ‘, saw the first at 15 ‘, and left the team in numerical inferiority Mengao all the complementary part.
In this way the first big surprise of the Moroccan joust came to fruition, Al Hilal will play for the title against the team that wins this Wednesday between Al Ahly of Egypt and Real Madrid, the other great favorite not only to qualify for the Final, but also to win the tournament for the fifth time.
Club World Cup / Semifinal
Flamengo 2-3 Al Hilal
Stadium: Tanger Stadium or Stade Ibn Battouta
Headquarters: Tangier, Morocco
Referee: Istvan Kovacs (Romania)
0-1 (4′).- Salem Al-Dawsari (penalty)
1-1 (20 ‘).- Pedro
1-2 (45+9′).- Salem Al-Dawsari (penalty)
1-3 (70′).- Luciano Vietto
2-3 (90+1′).- Pedro
(Fabrício Bruno, 45′)
David Luiz (Yellow, 42′)
Gerson (Yellow, 15′) (Red, 45+8′)
Thiago Maia (Yellow, 72′)
(Arturo Vidal, 81′)
Pedro (Yellow, 90+8′)
Gabriel Barbosa (Yellow, 17′)
Giorgian de Arrascaeta
(Erick Pulgar, 45′) (Yellow, 56′)
DT: Vitor Pereira
Ali Al Bulayhi
Jang Hyun Soo
Khalifah Al-Dawsari (Yellow, 62′)
(Nasser Al-Dawsari, 66′)
Luciano Vietto (Yellow, 42′)
(Mohammed Jahfali, 88′) (Yellow, 89′)
(Michael Delgado, 58′)
DT: Ramon Diaz