Matches

09/12/2012107 - WeatherweatherCode9
1:2 (1:1)
  • Hisato SATO (32')
  • ELSAYED HAMDI (15')
  • Mohamed ABOUTRIKA (57')

Summary

Icon Aboutrika to the rescue for Al-Ahly
Al-Ahly booked a place in the semi-finals of the FIFA Club World Cup with a 2-1 win over local side Sanfrecce Hiroshima, aging Egyptian legend Mohamed Aboutrika scoring the winner. More »

Line-up

1
1
4
6
5
11
6
12
7
14
8
15
11
18
14
19
15
23
24
24
27
25

Substitute(s)

13
13
21
16
2
2
9
3
16
4
18
5
20
8
22
9
25
17
30
22
33
26
35
27

Coaches

Hajime MORIYASU (JPN)
(EGY) Hossam EL BADRY

Officials

Referee: Carlos VERA (ECU)Assistant Referee 1: Christian LESCANO (ECU)Assistant Referee 2: Byron ROMERO (ECU)Fourth official: Alireza FAGHANI (IRN)Fifth official: Reza SOKHANDAN (IRN)
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Statistics

11Shots8
5Corner kicks0
1Yellow cards4
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0
51%Possession (%)49%
  • Hisato Sato (C) of Sanfrecce Hiroshima challenges with Mohamed Nagieb (L) and Wael Gomaa (R) of Al-Ahly SC
  • Hisato Sato of  Sanfrecce Hiroshima celebrates
  • Gedo (C) of Al-Ahly SC challenges with Mihael Mikic and Shusaku Nishikawa
  • Mihael Mikic (R) of Sanfrecce Hiroshima challenges with Gedo (L) of Al-Ahly SC
  • Hwang Seokho (C) of Sanfrecce Hiroshima challenges Gedo of Al-Ahly SC
  • Yojiro Takahagi of Sanfrecce Hiroshima fights for the ball withAhmed Fathi of Al-Ahly
"Hiroshima are especially dangerous down the flanks which is why I instructed my players to close down the spaces out wide. In the second half we were more active going forward and in my opinion we deserved to win,” Al-Ahly coach Hossam El Badry.