Club World Cup - Away against Egyptian powerhouse Real Madrid on track to reach final

2023-02-08 15:53

Club World Cup - Away against Egyptian powerhouse Real Madrid on track to reach final

The World Club Cup will usher in a focus semi-final tomorrow. La Liga defending champion Real Madrid will go to an away game against the Egyptian powerhouse Cairo National Sports Club, and is determined to win and enter the final.

After Real Madrid's shock 1-0 loss to Mallorca last weekend, Carlo Ancelotti's side sit second in the La Liga standings with 45 points, eight points behind title rivals Barcelona. point. Therefore, in order to give a boost to the goal of defending the title, Real Madrid needs to reach the final or even win the championship to boost the players' confidence.

In addition, after the Cairo National Sports Club defeated the Oakland City and the Seattle Sounders in the first two rounds, this Egyptian powerhouse has reached the semi-finals of the World Club Cup for three consecutive years. In addition, the Cairo National Sports Club currently continues to lead the standings in the Egyptian Super League, and its unbeaten record in various competitions has also expanded to 23 games, and it has won the last 5 games, which is better than Real Madrid in terms of morale. Therefore, Real Madrid really needs to do their best in this campaign so as not to be upset by the opponent.

In terms of lineup, Real Madrid has Mendy, Hazard, Lucas Vazquez and goalkeeper Courtois injured. Benzema and Militao are also injured. It is still unknown whether they can play in this campaign .

On the other hand, the Saudi Arabian giants Al Hilal defeated the 10-man Copa Libertadores Flamengo 3-2 and successfully entered the final of the World Club Cup.