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Auckland City claim historic bronze

Auckland City ended their historic FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014 campaign by finishing in third place after defeating CONCACAF champions Cruz Azul 4-2 on penalties.

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Quotes

"I’m the happiest man in the world because we’ve overcome every hurdle. Half of my players are amateurs but we haven’t lost a single match here. We deserve to finish where we have," Auckland City coach Ramon Tribulietx.

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18:30
The penalty shoot-out is over.
18:30
(2 - 4) ISSA (Auckland City FC) successfully converts the penalty!
18:29
(2 - 3) VALADEZ (Cruz Azul) sees his penalty saved by the goalkeeper.
18:29
(2 - 3) PRITCHETT (Auckland City FC) successfully converts the penalty!
18:28
(2 - 2) RODRIGUEZ (Cruz Azul) successfully converts the penalty!
18:27
(1 - 2) WHITE (Auckland City FC) successfully converts the penalty!
18:27
(1 - 1) FORMICA (Cruz Azul) misses from the penalty spot!
18:26
(1 - 1) IRVING (Auckland City FC) rattles the crossbar from the spot!
18:25
(1 - 1) GIMENEZ (Cruz Azul) successfully converts the penalty!
18:25
(0 - 1) PAYNE (Auckland City FC) successfully converts the penalty!

Line-ups

Cruz Azul
Cruz AzulMEX
Auckland City FC
Auckland City FCNZL
(GK)
(GK)
(C)
85'
11
15
(C) 80'
19
20
90'+1
21
46' HT
57'
25
SubstitutesSubstitutes
(GK)
(GK)
(GK)
(GK)
2
Not eligible to play
90'+1
85'
80'
46' HT
Injured
16
14
57'
16
Injured
20
Injured
23
19
22
CoachCoach
Luis Fernando TENA (MEX)Ramon TRIBULIETX (ESP)

Match Facts

Marrakech

Marrakech is one of the venues for the FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014. Learn more about its rich history.

Le Grand Stade de Marrakech

  • Stadium nameLe Grand Stade de Marrakech
  • CityMarrakech
  • Overall capacity45240

Weather

  • Sunny
  • 20° CTemperature
  • 8 m/sWind
  • 56 %Humidity

Officials

  • Referee: Pedro PROENCA
    Portugal
    PortugalPOR
  • Assistant Referee 1: Bertino MIRANDA (POR)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Jose TRIGO (POR)
  • Fourth official: Enrique OSSES (CHI)
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