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Moroccan sports minister suspended over Club World Cup wet pitch

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

RABAT, Morocco -- The king of Morocco suspended the country's sports minister of his duties for the Club World Cup on Friday and ordered an investigation into the state of the pitch at Moulay Abdellah Stadium in Rabat after heavy rain disrupted a match.

Last Saturday, players from Mexican club Cruz Azul and Australian team Western Sydney Wanderers were slipping and sliding through pools of water on the field after a heavy downpour.

The international players' union asked FIFA for an investigation,...

By ESPN Staff
3 days ago

Highlights: ES Setif (5) 2-2 (4) W. Sydney

ES Setid have finished in fifth place at the FIFA Club World Cup after a penalty shootout victory over A-League strugglers the Western Sydney Wanderers.

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ES Setif claim Club World Cup fifth place after penalty win over Sydney

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ES Setif celebrate their win.

Algerian side ES Setif beat Western Sydney Wanderers 5-4 on penalties to seal fifth place at the Club World Cup in Marrakech.

Romeo Castelen opened the scoring in the fifth minute for the Asian Champions League winners with a fine drive after a pass from Labinot Haliti.

Haliti then headed against the crossbar from a corner and fired over the bar from a Seyi Adeleke cross just before half-time.

Setif, though, came out stronger from the break and Daniel Mullen put through...

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
6 days ago

Torrado looking forward to facing Madrid

Cruz Azul's captain Gerardo Torrado discusses their controversial Club World Cup quarterfinal on Saturday and looks ahead to facing Real Madrid.

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