The Monterey Striped from Javier AguirreConcacaf monarchs, stayed in fifth place in the Club World Cup by defeating this Wednesday 3-1 at Al Jazeerachampion of the United Arab Emirates.
The Mexican team prevailed with goals from Rogelio Funes Mori, César Montes and an own goal from Zayed Sultan. For Al Jazira, the Brazilian Bruno scored.
At minute 4 the scratched They took the lead with an own goal by Zayed Sultan and extended it in the 11th minute with a right-footed shot by Funes Mori off a pass from Argentine Maximiliano Meza.
At half speed, Javier Aguirre’s team dominated in the middle of the pitch, took advantage in heads-up play and in the 25th minute they made it 3-0 through César Montes.
The Monterey the revolutions dropped before the end of the first half and in the second half the pace of both teams dropped.
The Mexican team seemed satisfied with their lead and did not create any danger again until the 72nd minute, through Rodolfo Pizarro, who wasted a good scoring opportunity after a pass from the Dutchman Vincent Janssen.
Al Jazeera scored in the first minute of added time. Abdoulay Diaby escaped down the left and took advantage of the facilities provided by the rival defense to give a good pass to the Brazilian Bruno, who sealed the 3-1.
3. Monterey: Esteban Andrade; Erick Aguirre, Héctor Moreno (Sebastián Vegas m.46), César Montes, Stefan Medina, Jesús Gallardo (Joel Campbell m.46); Matías Kranevitter, Luis Romo, Arturo González (Rodolfo Pizarro m.46); Maximiliano Meza (Alfonso Alvarado m.75), Rogelio Funes Mori (Vincent Janssen m.57).
Coach: Javier Aguirre.
1. Al Jazeera: Ali Khaseif; Abdulla Idrees (Nawaf Salem m.88), Khalifa Mubarak, Zayed Sultan, Salim Rashid; Abdalla Ramadan (Mamadao Coulibaly m.86), Thulani Serero, Zayed Al Ameri, Abdoulay Diaby, Oumar Traore (Bruno m.73); Ahmed Al Hashmi (Yousef Ayman m.72).
Coach: Marcel Keiser.
goals: 1-0, m.4: Zayed Sultan, own goal. 2-0, m.11: Rogelio Funes Mori; 3-0, m.25: Cesar Montes; 3-1, m.91: Bruno.
Referee: Ghorbal Mustapha, from Algeria. He admonished Jesús Gallardo, Joel Campbell, Rodolfo Pizarro and Sebastián Vegas.
Incidents: Match for fifth place in the Club World Cup played at the Al-Nahyan Stadium in Abu Dhabi.
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