The Club World Cup kicked off in the United Arab Emirates

Al Jazira, from the United Arab Emirates, thrashed Pirae, from Tahiti, 4-1 on Thursday at the Mohammed Bin Zayed Stadium in the city of Abu Dhabi, in the first round match, which opened the Club World Cup FIFA.

Forwards Zayed Al Ameri (5m. PT) and Ahmed Al Hashmi (25m. PT), defender Milos Kosanovic (40m. PT) and Abdoulay Diaby’s goal, Abdoulay Diaby’s goal (19m. ST) gave the Arab team the victory , despite the goal against defender Mohammed Rabii (3m. ST) for the oceanic.

In this way, Al-Jazira, invited as the organizer, entered the next round and will face the Asian champion Al-Hilal from Saudi Arabia.

Pirae, from Tahiti, replaced Auckland City, from New Zealand, due to the insurmountable problems of the New Zealand club to participate in the face of the requirements of their country due to the coronavirus pandemic.

In this edition, in addition to Chelsea, from England, and Palmeiras, from Brazil, champions of Europe and America, respectively, Monterrey, from Mexico, (Concacaf) and Al-Ahly, from Egypt (Africa), will take part.

As is the norm in this tournament format established by FIFA, both Chelsea and Palmeiras enter directly into the semifinals, while Monterrey, Al-Hilal and Al-Ahly begin their participation in the World Cup in the second round.

Club World Cup schedule

  • First round: Al-Jazeera 4-Pirae 1.
  • Second round: February 5, Al-Ahly-Monterrey, Al-Nahyan Stadium, at 1:30 p.m. (Argentina time).
  • Second round: February 6, Al-Hilal-Al Jazeera, Mohammed Bin Zayed Stadium, 1:30 p.m.
  • Semifinal 1: February 8, Palmeiras-Winner of Al-Ahly/Monterrey, at Al Nahyan Stadium, at 1:30 p.m.
  • Semifinal 2: February 9, Chelsea-Winner of Al Hilal/Al-Jazira-Pirae, Mohammed Bin Zayed Stadium, at 13.30.
  • Fifth place match: February 11, Al Nahyan Stadium, at 10:30.
  • Match for third place: February 12, Al-Nahyan Stadium, at 10.
  • Final: February 12, Mohammed Bin Zayed Stadium, at 1:30 p.m.
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*All matches will go live and on direct by TNT Sports.

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