Real beats Al-Ahly by four in the Club World Cup

Goals: Al Ahly – Real Madrid – Played on 02/08/2023

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Real Madrid achieved a wide victory (4-1) at the expense of Al-Ahly of Egypt, this evening, Wednesday, at Moulay Abdullah Stadium in Rabat, in the semi-finals of the Club World Cup.

Real Madrid scored Vinicius Junior in the 42nd minute, Fede Valverde (47), Rodrigo Joyce (90 + 2), and Arebas (90 + 8), while Ali Maaloul scored the only goal for Al-Ahly from a penalty kick (65).

With this victory, Al-Merenji crosses into the FIFA Club World Cup final, where it will set a date with Al-Hilal Saudi Arabia, next Saturday, while Al-Ahly will play against Brazilian Flamengo for third place.

Calm and careful

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The match started quietly from both sides, without any significant danger, as the first threat came through Al-Ahly when Mohamed Sharif kicked off and hit a ball from inside the penalty area that passed over Lunin’s goal in the 19th minute.

Real Madrid striker Rodrigo Joyce hit a powerful ball in the 23rd minute, which passed far from El-Shennawy’s goal.

Mohamed Abdel Moneim received a cross ball inside the penalty area, which he met with a header that passed over the horizontal bar of Real Madrid’s goal in the 27th minute.

Rodrigo launched on the left side and hit a ball from above Mohamed El-Shennawy, which hit the right post in the 29th minute.

Hussein Al-Shahat almost opened the scoring for Al-Ahly, with a surprise shot from the right side inside the penalty area, which was blocked by Real Madrid goalkeeper Lunin and turned into the corner in the 31st minute.

Meringue double

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Fede Valverde received a ball deep in the Real Madrid penalty area and hit the bird, but it easily reached the arms of Mohamed El-Shennawy in the 37th minute.

Vinicius Junior succeeded in scoring the lead goal for Real Madrid in the 42nd minute, as he took advantage of a fatal mistake by Al-Ahly defender Metwally, and set off and hit the ball above Mohamed El-Shennawy.

The first half ended with Real Madrid advancing 1-0.

At the start of the second half, Fede Valverde succeeded in adding the second goal for Real Madrid, and the ball started with a shot from Rodrigo, which was blocked by Al-Shennawy, to bounce back in front of Valverde, who dodged the Red Devils goalkeeper and put the ball into the net in the 46th minute.

Hussein Al-Shahat kicked off and hit a powerful ground ball that passed by the right post of Andrei Lunin’s goal in the 48th minute.

Mohamed Sharif hit a header, which was caught by Andrei Lunin in the 51st minute, then Mohamed El-Shennawy blocked a long shot from Tshwamini, the Meringue midfielder, in the 55th minute.

Maaloul hit

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Vinicius Junior demanded a penalty kick in the 58th minute after he fell in the penalty area, and the video technology was returned, but the match referee refused to count anything.

Camavinga violently interfered with Hussein Al-Shahat’s foot to fall inside the area, and the match referee awarded a penalty kick to Al-Ahmar, and Ali Maaloul rushed to implement it and successfully scored Al-Ahly’s goal for Al-Ahmar in the 65th minute.

Afsha missed the opportunity to add the second goal, as he received a cross from the ground, and hit with an excessive force so that the ball passed over the horizontal bar in the 69th minute.

And Andrey Lunin shone in blocking a header from substitute Taher Mohamed Taher inside the penalty area in the 78th minute.

Real review

The referee of the match, after referring to video technology, awarded a penalty kick to Real Madrid, following a collision by Amr Al-Souliya on Vinicius Junior, and Luka Modric, who shot to the bottom left of Al-Shennawi, who shone in stopping it in the 87th minute, set out to implement it.

Rodrygo added the third goal for Real Madrid in the 90 + 2 minute, as he received a heel pass from Dani Ceballos inside the penalty area, and he dribbled past the goalkeeper, before putting the ball into the net.

And young Arebas succeeded in adding the fourth goal for Real Madrid, from the first touch, immediately after his participation as a substitute, with a ground shot inside the penalty area, but goalkeeper Mohamed El-Shennawy contented himself with following it into his own net.

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