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FIFPro urges FIFA to probe Club World Cup game

Cruz Azul booked a semi-final showdown with Real Madrid at the FIFA Club World Cup after defeating Western Sydney Wanderers, 3-1.

HOOFDDORP, Netherlands -- The international players' union wants FIFA to investigate why a Club World Cup match was played on a potentially dangerous rain-soaked field in Morocco.

FIFPro said letting the Cruz Azul-Western Sydney Wanderers quarterfinal match continue in Rabat on Saturday "posed a serious threat to the health and safety of all players."

The Mexican club won 3-1 in extra time with players splashing through large puddles.

FIFPro official Tijs Tummers said "players as workers have...

By ESPN Staff
1 day ago

Ancelotti: We're ready for Club World Cup

Real Madrid's head coach says they're ready to face either San Lorenzo or Auckland City in the Club World Cup final.

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Highlights: Cruz Azul 0-4 Real Madrid

Real Madrid eased into the final of the FIFA Club World Cup with a comfortable 4-0 win over Mexican side Cruz Azul.

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Few positives to be drawn as Cruz Azul are humbled by Real Madrid

Real Madrid eased into the final of the FIFA Club World Cup with a comfortable 4-0 win over Mexican side Cruz Azul.

After a comprehensive dismantling by Real Madrid in a 4-0 romp over Cruz Azul, the Mexican club has to face some hard truths about itself. This is a squad that hasn't updated or adapted well to face conditions in Liga MX, let alone on the world stage against the likes of Real Madrid.

The chances for Cruz Azul to score against Real Madrid certainly existed, as did the slim, but still present chance that the Mexican team could win the match against the Spanish giants. However, those small odds left...

Carlo Ancelotti: Real Madrid will be ready for Club World Cup final

The ESPN FC crew react to Real Madrid's 21-game win streak, following their 4-0 win over Cruz Azul in the FIFA Club World Cup where they now await the winner of Auckland City and San Lorenzo in the final.

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti said he had no preferred opponent for Saturday's Club World Cup final after seeing his side ease through with a 4-0 semifinal win over Mexican club Cruz Azul.

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Madrid went ahead early through Sergio Ramos' header, with Karim Benzema making it 2-0 just after the half-hour mark.

A penalty before the break appeared to give Cruz Azul some hope, but Blancos captain Iker Casillas saved from counterpart Gerardo Torrado. Gareth Bale and Isco then netted in the second half.

The...