Nine-man Esperance ended their FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2018 campaign on a high after a tense 6-5 penalty shoot-out win against Chivas in the match for fifth place after the game ended 1-1 after the 90 minutes at the Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium. A Walter Sandoval penalty opened the scoring for CONCACAF champions Chivas
The champions of Africa and the kings of CONCACAF are facing a match neither of them expected or wanted. Having lost their opening encounters at the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2018, they now have no option but to redeem themselves. “We’re not going into the game in the best physical shape or the best
Al Ain face River Plate in Club World Cup semi-finals Caio talks about the last-four showdown against Copa Libertadores champions The Brazilian hopes to score against River and open his UAE 2018 account The road to professional football was certainly a challenging one for Caio. Having failed to break into the first team after coming
Real Madrid captain has three FIFA Club World Cups to his name Picked up adidas Golden Ball at 2014 tournament He and his team-mates face Kashima Antlers in semis For the third year in a row, Europe will be represented at the FIFA Club World Cup by Real Madrid. And while last year Los Blancos
Lucas Pratto was River’s top scorer in the Copa Libertadores Argentinians begin their Club World Cup campaign on Tuesday They take on host club Al Ain on Tuesday The man they call El Oso (“The Bear”) is not his usual hairy self, having shaved off his trademark beard to honour a promise he made on
Juan Quintero scored crucial goal against Boca Juniors in Copa Libertadores final River Plate play their opening FIFA Club World Cup fixture on Tuesday Their opponents: host team Al Ain Juan Quintero did not have an easy time of things initially after arriving at River Plate at the start of 2018, but as the year
Al Ain beat Esperance 3-0 to book place in last four Bandar Al Ahbabi scored his side’s third to cap a commanding performance Bandar reflects on match, looks ahead to semi-final with River After conceding three goals in the first half of their FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2018 opener against Team Wellington, Al Ain
Kashima Antlers will meet Real Madrid in UAE 2018 semi-finals Game will be a repeat of Japan 2016 final Shoma Doi speaks with FIFA.com after second round win against Chivas Wednesday’s FIFA Club World Cup semi-final will have a sense of déjà vu when Kashima Antlers and Real Madrid go head to head in Abu
Al Ain made it two wins from two with a 3-0 victory against CAF Champions League winners Esperance in the second round of the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2018. The UAE Pro-League champions followed up on their opening day shoot-out victory against Team Wellington by getting off to the perfect start at the Hazza
2016 finalists Kashima Antlers progressed to the semi-finals of the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2018 with a 3-2 victory over Chivas, setting up a meeting with current tournament holders Real Madrid – a repeat of the final two years ago. Angel Zaldivar’s header put the CONCACAF champions into an early lead at the Hazza
UAE’s Al Ain reached the quarter-final after eliminating Team Wellington They now face Esperance of Tunisia in an all-Arab showdown Hussein Elshahat discusses upcoming quarter-final and Al Ain’s ambitions Ahead of the FIFA Club World Cup opener on Wednesday, no-one expected Team Wellington to take a 3-0 lead against the host nation’s Al Ain. After
Esperance face Al Ain in Club World Cup second round on 15 December Khenissi missed Russia 2018 due to injury UAE 2018 is an opportunity to make up for World Cup absence Barely 15 minutes into his side’s Tunisian league fixture against Kairouan on 10 May 2018, Esperance’s Taha Yassine Khenissi was bearing down on
Real Madrid looking for their fourth Club World Cup crown Modric won the adidas Golden Ball in last year’s competition The Spanish side will face either Kashima Antlers or Guadalajara on 19 December “It’s been an amazing year. I hope we can round it off in the best possible way, by winning this World Cup.”
Kashima Antlers reached Club World Cup Final in 2016 They make their return to the tournament at UAE 2018 Japanese side open their campaign against Chivas in the second round They were the host team that stormed to the FIFA Club World Cup Final against the odds in 2016 and took Real Madrid to extra
Guarding the entrance to the River Plate Museum is a huge statue of club idol Angel Labruna. Labruna is River and River is Labruna. While the Buenos Aires outfit has had many icons in its 117-year history and Labruna was its indisputable figurehead for many decades, he is no longer alone, having been joined Marcelo
Al Ain went three goals down before drawing and prevailing on penalties Goalkeeper Khalid Eisa was the star of the match with two penalty saves Eisa discusses his heroic performance in the tournament opener Fans at the opening match of the FIFA Club World Cup 2018 between UAE side Al Ain and New Zealand’s Team
Team Wellington came close to shocking host club Al Ain New Zealand side bow out of the Club World Cup on penalties Aaron Clapham and Mario Barcia reflect on a rollercoaster night for the Kiwis They were the amateur side who went 3-0 up against UAE Pro League champions Al Ain in their own backyard.
When the pressure is on, he sticks his chest out and takes responsibility for leading his side from his midfield post. Orbelin Pineda has the skill set to break deadlocks, pick a hole in any system and create opportunities, sometimes with precise passes and sometimes by taking on and beating people. It is for those
So you’ve already purchased your ticket, and you’ve arrived in the UAE. Let’s look at some important information for matchdays and some top tips for your visit to the United Arab Emirates. Tips Get to the stadium early: doors will open three hours before kick-off. Bear in mind that security checks may take several minutes.
Al Ain came from three goals down and recorded a 4-3 penalty shoot-out win over Team Wellington after a six-goal thriller in a captivating opening game at the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2018. The New Zealand side opened the scoring at the Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium on 11 minutes – and in emphatic fashion.