It was the talent of Gareth Bale, who came off the bench to score the winning goal due to which Real Madrid managed to reach the final of the FIFA Club World Cup 2018 in the United Arab Emirates.
Despite of lacking behind in the game, Zinedine Zidane’s side defeat Emirati champions Al Jazira by 2-1 on Wednesday in Abu Dhabi to set up a meeting with the Brazilian side Gremio on Saturday.
Al Jazira’s player Romarinho hits the opening goal of the match in 41′ but after few minutes later, when 2nd half started, Ronaldo convert this Al Jazira’s lead to 1-1 in the 53′.
Real Madrid Fix their Spot in FIFA Club World Cup 2018
Gareth Bale was making only his second substitute appearance since September due to a series of muscle injuries. But Gareth Bale came off the bench in style and turn out this match in favour of Real Madrid by hitting the final goal of the match in 81′.
“It’s great to get the goal, when you come on you want to make an impact, but the most important thing is to win and be in the final”, Bale told Real Madrid TV.
After hitting the goal in this match, Cristiano Ronaldo becomes the competition’s record scorer with 6th goal.
Real Madrid will try to win its third world title in four seasons when its faces South American champion Gremio of Brazil on Saturday.