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Bale goal sends Real Madrid into Club World Cup final

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Gareth Bale came off the bench to score Real Madrid’s winning goal with his first touch in their Fifa Club World Cup semi-final against Al Jazira. Bale, 28, scored moments after coming on for only his second appearance since suffering a calf injury in September. Al Jazira had taken a first-half lead through Brazilian forward Romarinho. Mbark Boussoufa then had ...

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Messi, Suarez strike to secure FIFA Club World Cup for Barça

YOKOHAMA, JAPAN - DECEMBER 20: Barcelona lift the Winner's Trophy after their 3-0 victory in the FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015 Final between River Plate and FC Barcelona at International Stadium Yokohama on December 20, 2015 in Yokohama, Japan. (Photo by Mike Hewitt - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

A brace from Luis Suarez and a Lionel Messi strike saw Barcelona claim their third FIFA Club World Cup crown with a comprehensive 3-0 victory over River Plate in Yokohama. There was no doubt that the champions of Europe deserved to win the match and consequently the tournament with an immaculate all-round display. And while the forward line of MSN, ...

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Suarez hat-trick sends Barcelona into Club World Cup final

Hat Trick: Luis Suarez (Image credit: EPA)

Luis Suarez scored a hat-trick in the absence of injured duo Lionel Messi and Neymar as Barcelona sealed a place in Sunday’s Fifa Club World Cup final. Suarez put Barca ahead after Guangzhou keeper Li Shuai parried Ivan Rakitic’s long-range shot. The former Liverpool striker doubled the lead with a sublime angled volley following Andres Iniesta’s lofted pass. Suarez completed ...

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FIFA Club World Cup: Club America beat TP Mazembe to pick 5th place

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First half goals from forwards Dario Benedetto and Martin Zuniga helped Club America to a 2-1 win over TP Mazembe at Osaka Nagai Stadium’s penultimate game at the FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015. Ignacio Aguilar’s side came into the match hurting following their last-minute loss against Guangzhou Evergrande in the quarter-finals, while Patrice Carteron was looking for a vast ...

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Morocco reconfirmed as FIFA Club World Cup venue

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The FIFA Club World Cup will be held as planned in Morocco between 10 and 20 December this year, despite recent rumours that a change in venue might be sought due to the Ebola epidemic currently affecting Africa.To clarify the situation, FIFA explained during a press conference: “The health of players, officials and supporters is an absolute priority during any ...

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