UEFA Champions League holders and 3-time winner Real Madrid are going to another shot at a silverware as they face Abu Dhabi club Al Ain in the FIFA Club World Cup final. The defending champion team Real Madrid are not in good form hoping Al Ain take their Club World Cup chance the first time.
World best footballer Cristiano Ronaldo was the best performer last two time but this time he is not a part of the team but his ex-partner Gareth Bale had struck a historic hat-trick against Kashima Antlers in Semi-final match.
Barcelona and Real Madrid hold the record for most victories with 3 wins. So the time is good for making history. Proceedings start at 8.30pm at Zayed Sports City in Abu Dhabi and decide Who will be the Club World Cup final hero(es)?.
Gareth Bale is the third player to score at three different Club World Cups, joining two legendary names in Spanish football after Ronaldo and Messi.
Real Madrid vs Al Ain Likely Starting XI:
Real Madrid: Courtois; Carvajal, Varane, Ramos, Marcelo; Modric, Kroos, Casemiro; Bale, Benzema, Lucas
Al Ain: Essa; Shiotani, Fayez, Ismail, Ahmad; Abdulrahman, Barman, Doumbia; El Shahat, Berg, Caio
Real Madrid vs Al Ain – Time, Telecast and Streaming
22 December at 8:30 PM IST in India & 20.30pm Local time.
Referee: Jair Marrufo (United States)
Winner Price Money: 5 Million
Runner-up price money: 4.5 million