Club World Cup, Man City’s opponent is known


By: Manu Tournoux

The Japanese Urawa Red Diamonds will face the English Manchester City on Tuesday in the semi-finals of the Club World Cup.

A good knowledge of OM will face the English of Manchester City, next Tuesday as part of the semi-finals of the Club World Cup organized in Saudi Arabia. Defender Hiroki Sakai, a Europa League finalist with the Olympians in 2018, qualified on Friday with Urawa Red Diamonds.

The Japanese team beat their Mexican counterpart Club Leon, 1-0, thanks to a goal scored by Alex Schalk (78th). The 31-year-old Dutch striker (4 caps) came on five minutes before scoring.

The other semi-final of the Club World Cup, the latest version with seven teams, will pit the Brazilians of Fluminense on Monday against the winner of the match between Al-Alhly (Egypt) and the Saudis of Al-Ittihad where the French play Karim Benzema and Ngolo Kanté and the Brazilian Fabinho.

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