He Monterrey Mexican will be Liverpool's rival in the semi-final of the Club World Cup on Wednesday, after win Al Sadd 3-2. The local team, which trains Spanish Xavi Hernandez, prevailed in the possession (59%), but not in the result that was seen in the Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium, which is his field.
The Qatari team fought until the end, but it was always behind the scoreboard. First Vangioni, in the 23rd minute, and then Rogelio Funes, on the verge of rest, they made the encounter very expensive for the Aztecs.
The both of Bounedjah a little less than half an hour to the end gave hope to Xavi, but Carlos Rodriguez He scored the third at the time and left everything more than settled.
The goal of Abdelkarim Hassan in '89 he gave wings to a possible heroic comeback, but nothing further: Monterrey had chances to finish off the task with the fourth of his particular account in the five-minute discount imposed by the referee.
Monterrey will face Liverpool on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. in the second semifinal of the tournament. The other will dispute the Flamengo Brazilian and the Al hilal Saudi