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Real Madrid reaches the Club World Cup final

Real 4-1 Al Ahly | Setanta Sports

Real Madrid beat Egyptian Al Ahly to play in the final of club world cup. Los Blancos won 4:1 at Rabat’s Prince Moulay Abdellah Stadium.

Despite a spirited display by Al Ahly, Vinicius Junior, Federico Valverde, Rodrygo, and Sergio Arribas all reached the back of the net against Ali Maaloul penalty kick.

On 11th of February Ancelotti’s team will return to the Prince Moulay Abdellah Stadium in search of a record sixth Club World Cup.

They will play Saudi side Al-Hilal, who defeated Flamengo 3-2 in Tuesday’s semi-final.

Highlights of Real Madrid 4:1 Al Ahly

The majority of the action took place on Real’s left side, where the Brazilian combo of Vinicius Jr and Rodrygo repeatedly teamed to trouble Al Ahly’s defense, while being complemented by Eduardo Camavinga’s overlapping runs.

Real Madrid 4:1 Al Ahly – Highlights

Similarly, Hussein El Shahat was Al Ahly’s main forward outlet, twice challenging Real Ukrainian goalkeeper Andriy Lunin’s hands.

Nonetheless, it was the La Liga side who seized the lead just before halftime thanks to Vinicius Jr.

Second half of Real Madrid 4:1 Al Ahly

Real extended their lead shortly after halftime when Federico Valverde tapped in a rebound after Rodrygo’s shot was parried away by El Shenawy.

However, Al Ahly had a lifeline when they were handed a penalty at the hour mark. Camavinga took down El Shahat in the area, and Tunisia international Maaloul converted his spot-kick.

Al Ahly pushed for an equalizer, but Real were awarded a penalty after Vinicius Jr activities.

Luka Modric took a step forward but had his attempt saved. Real quickly recovered their two-goal lead in stoppage time as Rodrygo concluded a beautiful passing play.

In the last minutes of the game, substitute Sergio Arribas added a fourth goal against the tenacious Al Ahly.

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Irakli Imedadze
Irakli Imedadze
I'm a sports writer and football commentator at Setanta Sports with five years of experience. The view, moreover, axiom that sport is more than just physical activity or something like that involves me from head to toe in this industry and becomes an inseparable part of my life. I'm a specialist in international affairs, with a concentration in the middle east. In my opinion, that knowledge of orientalism helps me to orientate well in sports also.

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