“Join us for the live blog of MARCA in English as we cover the Club World Cup semi-final between Al Ahly vs Real Madrid at Prince Moulay Abdellah Stadium.
Real Madrid seeks to bounce back from their Supercopa de Espana loss to Barcelona by winning the World Club Cup. However, they face a tough challenge as they are currently in poor form, with only 4 wins in their last 9 games and a 1-0 loss to Real Mallorca. Injuries to key players such as Karim Benzema, Thibaut Courtois, Eder Militao, Ferland Mendy, Eden Hazard and Lucas Vazquez, further complicate the situation for Carlo Ancelotti’s side.
Al Ahly, on the other hand, is riding high with a 23-game unbeaten streak and dominance in their domestic league. However, they are set to face a new challenge against Real Madrid.”
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Al Ahly’s starting XI
Al Ahly XI: El Shenawy; Maaloul, Metwally, Abdelmonem, Hany; Afsha, Dieng, El Soulia, Abdelkader; El Shahat, Sherif
Real Madrid’s starting XI
An injury hit Madrid side still manage to field a strong XI, as Ancelotti has to make do without Karim Benzema, Thibaut Courtois and Eder Militao among others.
Real Madrid XI: Lunin; Nacho, Alaba, Rudiger, Camavinga; Tchouameni, Kroos, Modric; Valverde, Rodrygo, Vinicius.
When does Al Ahly vs Real Madrid start?
The Club World Cup fixture between Real Madrid and Al Ahly will kick off at 20:00 (GMT+1), which is the local time in Morocco. For viewers in the UK the match will kick off at 19:00 GMT. Viewers in the United States of America can watch the match at 11:00 PT and 14:00 ET.
Where to watch Al Ahly vs Real Madrid?
The Club World Cup match between Real Madrid and Al Ahly won’t be live on UK TV, but fans can watch it through FIFA Plus. As for US viewers, you can tun into the fixture on Fox Sports 2, FOX Deportes, Foxsports.com, and FOX Sports App.