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The 2014 FIFA Club World Cup Final was the final match of the 2014 FIFA Club World Cup, a football tournament hosted by Morocco. It was the 11th final of the FIFA Club World Cup, a FIFA-organised tournament between the winners of the six continental confederations as well as the host nation's league champions.

2014 FIFA Club World Cup Final
Stade de marrakech.jpg
The Stade de Marrakech staged the final
Event2014 FIFA Club World Cup
Date20 December 2014 (2014-12-20)
VenueStade de Marrakech, Marrakesh
Man of the MatchSergio Ramos (Real Madrid)
RefereeWalter López (Guatemala)
Attendance38,345
WeatherClear night
18 °C (64 °F)
59% humidity
2013
2015

The final was contested between Spanish club Real Madrid, representing UEFA as the reigning champions of the UEFA Champions League, and Argentine club San Lorenzo, representing CONMEBOL as the reigning champions of the Copa Libertadores. It was played at the Stade de Marrakech in Marrakesh on 20 December 2014. The Spanish club won the match 2–0 and won their first FIFA Club World Cup title,[1] and their fourth world club title counting the 1960, 1998 and 2002 Intercontinental Cups, equaling Milan's record.[2]

BackgroundEdit

Real MadridEdit

Real Madrid qualified for the tournament as winners of the 2013–14 UEFA Champions League, following a 4–1 extra time win against Atlético Madrid in the final. This was Real Madrid's second time competing in the tournament, after finishing fourth in the inaugural tournament in 2000. They have played five times in the Intercontinental Cup, the predecessor of the FIFA Club World Cup, with three wins (1960, 1998, 2002) and two losses (1966, 2000). They reached the final after defeating Mexican club Cruz Azul in the semi-finals.

San LorenzoEdit

San Lorenzo qualified for the tournament as winners of the 2014 Copa Libertadores, following a 2–1 aggregate win against Nacional in the final. This was San Lorenzo's first time competing in the tournament. They reached the final after defeating New Zealand club Auckland City in the semi-finals.

Route to the finalEdit

  Real Madrid Team   San Lorenzo
UEFA Confederation CONMEBOL
Winners of the 2013–14 UEFA Champions League Qualification Winners of the 2014 Copa Libertadores
Bye Play-off round Bye
Bye Quarter-finals Bye
4–0   Cruz Azul
(Ramos 15', Benzema 36', Bale 50', Isco 72')
Semi-finals 2–1 (a.e.t.)   Auckland City
(Barrientos 45+2', Matos 93')

MatchEdit

SummaryEdit

DetailsEdit

Real Madrid  2–0  San Lorenzo
Ramos   37'
Bale   51'
Report
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Real Madrid
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
San Lorenzo
GK 1   Iker Casillas (c)
RB 15   Dani Carvajal   30'    73'
CB 4   Sergio Ramos   22'    89'
CB 3   Pepe
LB 12   Marcelo   44'
CM 23   Isco
CM 8   Toni Kroos
RM 11   Gareth Bale
LM 10   James Rodríguez
FW 7   Cristiano Ronaldo
FW 9   Karim Benzema
Substitutes:
GK 13   Keylor Navas
GK 25   Fernando Pacheco
DF 2   Raphaël Varane   89'
DF 5   Fábio Coentrão   44'
MF 6   Sami Khedira
FW 14   Javier Hernández
DF 17   Álvaro Arbeloa   73'
DF 18   Nacho
FW 20   Jesé
MF 24   Asier Illarramendi
MF 26   Álvaro Medrán
Manager:
  Carlo Ancelotti
GK 12   Sebastián Torrico
RB 7   Julio Buffarini   55'
CB 14   Walter Kannemann   85'
CB 3   Mario Yepes   61'
LB 21   Emmanuel Más
DM 20   Néstor Ortigoza   12'
DM 5   Juan Mercier (c)
CM 8   Enzo Kalinski
RM 30   Gonzalo Verón   57'
LM 11   Pablo Barrientos   16'
CF 9   Martín Cauteruccio   68'
Substitutes:
GK 1   Leo Franco
GK 33   José Devecchi
DF 2   Mauro Cetto   61'
MF 10   Leandro Romagnoli   57'
DF 13   Ramiro Arias
FW 15   Héctor Villalba
FW 22   Nicolás Blandi
MF 24   Juan Cavallaro
FW 26   Mauro Matos   68'
DF 27   Matías Catalán
DF 29   Fabricio Fontanini
MF 31   Facundo Quignon
Manager:
  Edgardo Bauza

Man of the Match:
Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid)[3]

Assistant referees:
Leonel Leal (Costa Rica)
Gerson López (Guatemala)
Fourth official:
Noumandiez Doué (Ivory Coast)
Fifth official:
Songuifolo Yéo (Ivory Coast)

Match rules[4]

  • 90 minutes.
  • 30 minutes of extra time if necessary.
  • Penalty shoot-out if scores still level.
  • Twelve named substitutes.
  • Maximum of three substitutions.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Real Madrid coast to Morocco 2014 title". FIFA. Retrieved 20 December 2014.
  2. ^ Regarding it as world club title de facto, cf. "Real Madrid turn winning run into a world title". FIFA. Retrieved 21 December 2014. In terms of making history, Real, who have now equalled Milan’s record of four World and Intercontinental Cup wins, ...
    "Real Madrid claim FIFA Club World Cup". UEFA. Retrieved 20 December 2014. Madrid equal AC Milan's record of four world club titles, having both also lifted the old European-South American Cup three times before clinching the successor trophy, each under Carlo Ancelotti.
  3. ^ "Ramos outshines the rest". FIFA.com. 20 December 2014.
  4. ^ "Regulations – FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014" (PDF). FIFA.

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