Matches

SSI Err

Summary

Adelaide's high five
Cristiano's seventh minute goal against Al Ahly was enough for Adelaide United to seal fifth place at the FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2008. More »

Line-up

1
20
7
2
8
3
11
8
17
10
21
14
22
16
23
19
24
22
25
24
26
25

Substitute(s)

2
40
31
30
5
4
6
11
10
15
12
21
13
23
15
5
18
6
19
13
27
18
32

Coaches

MANUEL JOSE (POR)
(AUS) Aurelio VIDMAR

Officials

Referee: Peter O LEARY (NZL)Assistant Referee 1: Brent BEST (NZL)Assistant Referee 2: Matthew TARO (SOL)Fourth official: Yuichi NISHIMURA (JPN)

Statistics

15Shots6
9Corner kicks2
1Yellow cards2
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0
57%Possession (%)43%
  • Al Ahly's Wael Gomaa shows his dejection
  • Adelaide United's Cristiano fights for the ball with Al Ahly's Rami Adel
  • Adelaide United's Gyawe Salley and Sasa Ogenovski fight for the ball with Al Ahly's Amir Abdelhamid
  • Adelaide United's Osama Malik fights for the ball with Al Ahly's Ahmed Fahti
  • Adelaide United's Alemao fights for the ball with Al Ahly's Wael Gomaa
  • Adelaide United's Cristiano celebrates
"I'm delighted that our boys were able to get the right result. They came up against an opponent who played in a very different style than what they are used to, but they ground out the result," Aurelio Vidmar, Adelaide United coach