Al Ain from the United Arab Emirates and the Japanese Kashima have Saturday qualified for the semi-finals of the world cup for clubs.
Al Ain won in their own stadium with a 3-0 of the Tunisian Esperance Tunis. The goals were of Muhammad Ahmad (2.), Hussein El Shahat (16.) and Bandar Mohammed (60.). In the semi-finals next Tuesday will find Al Ain the Argentine River Plate, as the winner of the Copa Libertadores directly.
In the other semi-final to take on Wednesday the Japanese Kashima and the Spanish Real Madrid against each other. Kashima Antlers knocked the Mexican Chivas Deportivo Guadalajara with 3-2. Angel Zaldivar opened after three minutes with the head of the score for the Mexicans, Ryota Nagaki (49.) made after the rest the same. From the dot is brought Serginho (69.) the Japanese lead, Hiroko Abe (84.) sealed the final fate of Guadalajara. Hugo Leonardo could in the injury time (90+4.) still the aansluitingstreffer, but that came too late.
Kashima against Real Madrid in the semi-finals is a re-release of the final from 2016, when the People of madrid with 4-2 fetched after renewals. The semi-final, which Real Madrid placed directly, is Wednesday at 17: 30 (Belgian time finished in Japan.