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Cruz Azul defeat nine-man Wanderers in extra-time

Cruz Azul needed 120 minutes to see off a nine-man Western Sydney Wanderers 3-1 in their wet and wild FIFA Club World Cup quarter-final in Rabat to set up a semi-final showdown with Real Madrid.

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Quotes

Sydney are a very strong team physically and they made life really difficult for us. My players showed character and turned the game around after going behind. Now we’re looking forward to facing Real Madrid, who are probably the best team in the world right now.
Luis Fernando Tena, Cruz Azul coach

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The referee blows for the end of the second period of extra time.
The referee blows for the end of the second period of extra time.
120'+BRIDGE (Western Sydney Wanderers FC) sees an effort go off target.
120'+BRIDGE (Western Sydney Wanderers FC) sees an effort go off target.
118' TORRADO (Cruz Azul) successfully converts the penalty!
118' TORRADO (Cruz Azul) successfully converts the penalty!
118'The ball is handled inside the area by POLJAK (Western Sydney Wanderers FC) and a penalty is given.
118'The ball is handled inside the area by POLJAK (Western Sydney Wanderers FC) and a penalty is given.
116'ROJAS (Cruz Azul) is ruled offside.
116'ROJAS (Cruz Azul) is ruled offside.
113'ROJAS (Cruz Azul) commits a foul.
113'ROJAS (Cruz Azul) commits a foul.
112'ROJAS (Cruz Azul) is penalised after committing a foul.
112'ROJAS (Cruz Azul) is penalised after committing a foul.
110'COLE (Western Sydney Wanderers FC) is penalised after committing a foul.
110'COLE (Western Sydney Wanderers FC) is penalised after committing a foul.
108' PAVONE (Cruz Azul) scores!!
108' PAVONE (Cruz Azul) scores!!
108'COVIC (Western Sydney Wanderers FC) blocks the shot.
108'COVIC (Western Sydney Wanderers FC) blocks the shot.

Line-ups

Cruz Azul
Cruz AzulMEX
Western Sydney Wanderers FC
Western Sydney Wanderers FCAUS
(GK)
(GK)
78'
(C)
68'
(C)
106'
78'
15
21
69'
19
72'
SubstitutesSubstitutes
(GK)
(GK)
(GK)
(GK)
2
78'
11
69'
72'
16
68'
10
78'
19
106'
20
23
32
35
CoachCoach
Luis FERNANDO TENA (MEX)Tony POPOVIC (AUS)

Match Facts

Rabat

Complexe Sportif Prince Moulay Abdellah

  • Stadium nameComplexe Sportif Prince Moulay Abdellah
  • CityRabat
  • Overall capacity52000

Weather

  • Rain
  • 13° CTemperature
  • 26 m/sWind
  • 71 %Humidity

Officials

  • Referee: Noumandiez DOUE
    Côte d'Ivoire
    Côte d'IvoireCIV
  • Assistant Referee 1: Songuifolo YEO (CIV)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Jean-Claude BIRUMUSHAHU (BDI)
  • Fourth official: Norbert HAUATA (TAH)

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