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Late drama sees Guangzhou through

Guangzhou Evergrande booked a place in the final four of the FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015 in the most dramatic fashion possible, as Paulinho’s header in the last minute of added time broke Club America’s hearts in Osaka.

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Following the conclusion of the Club America-Guangzhou Evergrande game at Osaka Nagai Stadium, both coaches gave their verdicts to the assembled media. Find out what was said.

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17:50
The final whistle sounds.
17:49
90'+ PAULINHO (Guangzhou Evergrande FC) scores!!
17:49
90'+YU H.C. (Guangzhou Evergrande FC) swings in the corner.
17:44
88' FENG X.T. (Guangzhou Evergrande FC) is yellow carded.
17:44
88'FENG X.T. (Guangzhou Evergrande FC) is penalised after committing a foul.
17:43
87'M. MUÑOZ (Club América) blocks the shot.
17:43
87'YU H.C. (Guangzhou Evergrande FC) sees his effort hit the target.
17:42
86'O. PERALTA (Club América) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on KIM Y.G. (Guangzhou Evergrande FC).
17:42
85'O. PERALTA (Club América) commits a foul.
17:41
85'ZOU Z. (Guangzhou Evergrande FC) is penalised after committing a foul.

Statistics

Ball possession
52
%
48

Attempts

17Attempts13
8On-Target9
9Off-Target4

Disciplinary

11Fouls Committed14
0Yellow cards1
0Red Cards0

Attacking

3Corners6
2Offsides2
13Free kicks16
4Saves6

Line-ups

Club de Futbol América
Club de Futbol AméricaMEX
Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao FC
Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao FCCHN
(GK)
22
(GK)
81'
79'
(C)
(C)
66'
25
83'
46' HT
SubstitutesSubstitutes
(GK)
(GK)
(GK)
(GK)
7
81'
83'
17
79'
46' HT
29
66'
CoachCoach
Ignacio AMBRIZ (MEX)Luiz Felipe SCOLARI (BRA)

Match Facts

Osaka

Osaka, Japan’s third largest city boasts nearly 2.5m people and sits towards the south of the island. Nicknamed tenka no daidokoro (the nation’s kitchen) due to the importance of its location in the rice trade in the past few centuries, Osaka is quite the sporting city.

Osaka Nagai Stadium

  • Stadium nameOsaka Nagai Stadium
  • CityOsaka

Weather

  • Partly Cloudy
  • 15° CTemperature
  • 5 m/sWind
  • 59 %Humidity

Officials

  • Referee: Jonas ERIKSSON
    Sweden
    SwedenSWE
  • Assistant Referee 1: Mathias KLASENIUS (SWE)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Daniel WÄRNMARK (SWE)
  • Fourth official: ALIOUM (CMR)

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