Real Madrid to face Kashima Antlers in the semi-finals of the Club World Cup
- The Japanese giants beat Mexican side CD Guadalajara 3-2 in the United Arab Emirates
- They are now set to face El Real in the semi-finals of the CWC
Guadalajara took an early lead through Angel Zaldivar's effort, but Ryota Nagaki from the Japanese club pulled off an immediate equalizer.
Kashima continued to press on and were rewarded with Serginho's 69th-minute penalty before Hiroki Abe added a third goal to the tally.
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Leo Silva scored an own goal for Guadalajara in injury time.
It didn't prove to be sufficient enough and the Japanese have progressed to the semi-finals of the CWC.
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They will now play Champions League winners Real on Wednesday in what will be a repeat of the 2016 Club World Cup final, won by Spanish power house after extra time.