2017 FIFA Club WC: Real Madrid reach 3rd final, beat Al-Jazira 2-1

Abu Dhabi, UAE (PANA) - Defending champions Real Madrid of Spain, came from behind to beat Al-Jazira of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) 2-1 on Wednesday and qualify for the finals of the 2017 FIFA Club World Cup in the UAE.

After falling behind with a goal from Al-Jazira's Brazilian import, Romarinho, in the 41st minute, Cristiano Ronaldo brought the Spanish side back to contention with a goal in the 53rd minute. Gareth Bale wrapped up victory for Real Madrid in the 81st minute.

Real Madrid, in their third final, will meet Gremio of Brazil in the final on Dec. 16, while Al-Jazira and Pachuca of Mexico play for third place.
-0- PANA VAO 13Dec2017

13 december 2017 20:01:38

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