Real Madrid CF reaches the Club World Cup Final after smashing Mexicans’ Cruz Azul 4-0. Sergio Ramos scored an opener with a header in the 15th minute, while the French striker Karim Benzema raised the score to 2-0 before the half-time. Gerardo Torrado had a chance from a penalty kick to reduce the score but Casillas defended his shot. Bale scored for 3-0 while Isco in the 72nd minute sealed the final 4-0, both on Ronaldo’s assist.
It was Real Madrid’s 21st consecutive victory of the season in all competitions, and to beat the world record of the Brazilian club Coritiba, ‘Los Blancos’ are missing three more victories.
In the second semifinal match on Wednesday in Marrakech meet the champion of South America, Argentinian San Lorenzo, and Oceania champion Auckland City. Finals and the match for the third place are on schedule for 20 December in Marrakesh.
Real Madrid have never been the club champion of the world. Since the year 2000 when started this tournament ‘Los Blancos’ at the Club World Cup played only once. Real Madrid then the group stage finished on the second, while in the match for third place Los Blancos lost by Mexican Necaxa after the penalty shootout.
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