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Al Hilal face Flamengo in Club World Cup semi-final

Rabat — Asian champions Al Hilal scored a second-half equalizer to take their clash with Club World Cup side Waidad Casablanca into extra time as the match ended 1-1 before winning Saturday’s penalty shootout. bottom.

The Saudi Arabian side won the shootout 5-3 to secure their semi-final berth against Brazil’s Flamengo.

Musab Al Juwail converted the winning penalty after Morocco World Cup full-back Yahya Attiat Allah missed the African champions’ first kick.

Morocco’s Widad took the lead early in the second half at Ayoub El Amlaud, but after 90 minutes Mohammed Kanno leveled the score after conceding a penalty four minutes into stoppage time.

Widad captain Yahya Jablain was sent off for a second bookable offence at the same time, but Kanno was shown a red card in the fourth minute of extra time as both clubs were reduced to ten men. rice field.

The elimination of the African champions would be a huge blow for Morocco’s organizers, who hoped for more international success right after reaching the World Cup semi-finals in Qatar in December.

Al Hilal and Flamengo will meet in Tangier on Tuesday, while Real Madrid will face Egypt’s Al Ahly or the US’s Seattle Sounders in Rabat on Wednesday in the second semi-final. – agency

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