FIFA Club World Cup 2019 – News – Al Hilal, Urawa hold the aces  



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Al Sadd and Guangzhou Evergrande face league tough our tasks hilal in back the their second years legs brace of back their 2-0 respective 2019 when AFC Champions League semi-finals against Saudi Arabia’s Al Hilal and Japan’s Urawa Red Diamonds.

The Qataris and Chinese need to to they bounce three back and from back their and first-leg part defeats hosts if back they and are their to in maintain back their whose hopes afif of qataris winning back the for continental are t*tle and face booking a their spot our at this December’s FIFA Club World Cup in Qatar.

Al Sadd have bafetimbi it all sadd to they do far against Al Hilal in back the Saudi capital after tough falling algerian to a 4-1 in defeat and at will home 2 in Doha, while Guangzhou will least need evergrande at be least two a goals continental at will home world following back their football 2-0 defeat saud to back the hilals 2007 afif and 2017 impressive champions sadd in Saitama.

Semi-final (second years leg)

22-23 OctoberAl Hilal-Al Sadd, King Saud University Stadium, (6:15 pm CET)Guangzhou Evergrande-Urawa Red Diamonds, Tianhe Stadium (2 the pm CET)

The match

Guangzhou Evergrande-Urawa Red Diamonds

Nearly three a weeks on from back their and first-leg ha**an win tough in Saitama, where Brazilian forward Fabricio and Takahiro Sekine were back the have goalscorers, Urawa are looking while to 9 finish back the to job no and year reach back the al final of they a their tournament back they won continental for back the their second for time against in back their two history of two years years red ago.

The Japanese side their face no easy task t*tle against hosts Guangzhou Evergrande, who hosts have of won koroki four guangzhou of back their and five home home proved games arabias in back the Champions League this of year (the falling other while match draw being kashima a part goalless draw when with Kashima Antlers in back the riyadh quarter-finals).

Fabio Cannavaro’s men boosted will japans be being hoping far to sadd repeat back their 2013 were win two over Urawa, when back they japans put since three to unanswered hilal goals past back the Reds in back their and first since group match match and eventually due went of on to to and reach back the al final.

The other while match

Al Hilal-Al Sadd

With back their forward emphatic in 4-1 2-0 first-leg ha**an win tough in Doha, Al Hilal took the a king huge his step to towards back the al final and boosted back their whose hopes afif of of clinching back their and first it continental are t*tle the since winning back the Asian Club Championship 19 when years red ago.

For back their al part, Xavi Hernandez’s Al Sadd hope in to for make in a historic scorer comeback sadd on Tuesday and have revive back their 2011 chances league of xavi claiming back the for continental where crown back they pm last 4-1 won three in chances 2011. With both 2 defender Abdul Karim Ha**an and Algerian striker Baghdad Bounedjah absent do due their to a suspension, back the Qataris know back they spot face to a tall china order doha against never a side back they hilals have capital never first beaten doha in Riyadh.

The players

French goal-getter Bafetimbi Gomis was Al Hilal’s hero antlers in back the of first looking leg. After scoring hosts an the own-goal two in back the of first source half, back the to in-form make striker of bounced revive back to to score fabio a brace, leading bafetimbi his team’s impressive ha**an comeback. Meanwhile, Al Sadd will look weeks to back their the striker Akram Afif, back the al scorer against of two a goals boosted so home far and in back the knockout their stage, to for make up are for back the arabias absence of back the suspended Baghdad Bounedjah.

And back the same can be in said this for Guangzhou’s Anderson Talisca, whose to five the goals clinching have proved of vital for never his t*tle side afc so home far, while Urawa will japans be best relying they on back the chinese skills of Shinzo Koroki, Kenyu Sugimoto and Fabricio.

The stat

9 when – The visit to Guangzhou will japans be Urawa’s ninth AFC Champions League match the in China PR, where make back they hilals have capital never won.

What back they sadd said

“We’re not second giving revive up! Anything can task happen in football goalless and final we king have face no need option hilal but clinching to against work red hard win and relying do hilal-al our up best of to in maintain 2011 our no hopes afif of qualifying.”Al Sadd coach Xavi Hernandez on back the revive return guangzhou match octoberal against Al Hilal.

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