Al Ahly lose in Club World Cup semi-final

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Palmeiras, Club World Cup, Raphael Veiga, Al AhlyRaphael Veiga opened the scoring for the Brazilian outfit shortly before half-time

Palmeiras will face Chelsea or Al Hilal in the final of the Fifa Club World Cup after beating Al Ahly in Tuesday's semi-final.

Raphael Veiga fired home Dudu's flick-on to give the Brazilian side the lead six minutes before half-time.

Winger Dudu settled the outcome in the UAE with a powerful 49th-minute finish from a tight angle.

Egyptian outfit Al Ahly had Ayman Ashraf sent off in the 81st minute for a dangerous challenge on Rony.

European champions Chelsea face AFC Champions League winners Al Hilal in the other last-four tie on Wednesday.

The final takes place on Saturday 12 February, kicking off at 16:30 GMT.

Line-ups

Palmeiras

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 21Pereira da Silva
  • 2Rocha Aquino
  • 15Gómez
  • 13Garcia Teixeira
  • 22Piquerez
  • 28dos Santos de Oliveira
  • 8VivianSubstituted forAtuestaat 86'minutes
  • 7Pereira Rodrigues SoteroSubstituted forRibeiro Silvaat 78'minutes
  • 23Cavalcante VeigaSubstituted forMarques Siqueiraat 79'minutes
  • 14Furtado ScarpaSubstituted forVasconcelos Lopesat 89'minutes
  • 10da Silva BarbosaSubstituted forBrum Silva Acostaat 88'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Kuscevic
  • 6de Oliveira Moraes
  • 11Ribeiro Silva
  • 12Rocha de Oliveira
  • 16Brum Silva Acosta
  • 19Vasconcelos Lopes
  • 20Atuesta
  • 26Cerqueira Paim
  • 29Navarro Leal
  • 30Marques Siqueira
  • 31Oliveira Mendes
  • 42Lomba do Nascimento

Al Ahly

Formation 3-4-3

  • 16Lotfi Mostafa
  • 6Ibrahim El Hanafi
  • 5Aziz RabiaSubstituted forAbdul Fattahat 54'minutes
  • 12AshrafBooked at 81mins
  • 30Hany Eldemerdash
  • 15Dieng
  • 17El SoleyaSubstituted forAbdelkader Radwanat 54'minutes
  • 21Maaloul
  • 14El ShahatSubstituted forMohamed Ragaei Bakrat 54'minutes
  • 27MahmoudSubstituted forSoliman Saidat 74'minutes
  • 19Magdi MorsyBooked at 90mins

Substitutes

  • 8Abdul Fattah
  • 10Mohamed Ragaei Bakr
  • 11Soliman Said
  • 20Wahid
  • 24Abdelmonem Elsayed Mohamed Ahmed
  • 28Mahmoud
  • 29Miquissone
  • 31Shobeir
  • 33Alaa Abdallah
  • 35Abdelkader Radwan
  • 45Tarek
  • 66Maghraby

Live Text

  1. Match ends, Palmeiras 2, Al Ahly 0.

  2. Second Half ends, Palmeiras 2, Al Ahly 0.

  3. Walid Soliman (Al Ahly) hits the bar with a header from the centre of the box. Assisted by Mohamed Hany with a cross.

  4. Attempt blocked. Walid Soliman (Al Ahly) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Ahmed Abdelkader.

  5. Corner, Al Ahly. Conceded by Weverton.

  6. Attempt saved. Mohamed Hany (Al Ahly) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the top left corner. Assisted by Walid Soliman.

  7. Mohamed Sherif (Al Ahly) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  8. Foul by Gustavo Gómez (Palmeiras).

  9. Offside, Palmeiras. Joaquín Piquerez tries a through ball, but Breno Lopes is caught offside.

  10. Attempt missed. Deyverson (Palmeiras) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

  11. Afsha (Al Ahly) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  12. Jailson (Palmeiras) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  13. Substitution, Palmeiras. Breno Lopes replaces Gustavo Scarpa.

  14. Substitution, Palmeiras. Deyverson replaces Rony.

  15. Ahmed Abdelkader (Al Ahly) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  16. Foul by Marcos Rocha (Palmeiras).

  17. Corner, Palmeiras. Conceded by Yasser Ibrahim.

  18. Substitution, Palmeiras. Eduard Atuesta replaces Zé Rafael.

  19. Foul by Aliou Dieng (Al Ahly).

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