# Club World Cup

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# Political Football
Fifa announce expanded 32-team Club World Cup from 2025
New-look club competition to take place every four years, while Fifa also plan new ‘World Series’ international friendly tournament.
# Top of the World
Tuchel revels in 'incomparable' joy of Club World Cup triumph
The Blues became the third English club to win the competition after beating Palmeiras this evening.
# Club World Cup
Jorginho wary of Palmeiras threat as Tuchel finally joins Chelsea in Abu Dhabi
The Blues manager has flown out to join the group having recovered from Covid-19.
# Report
Romelu Lukaku strike sends Chelsea into Club World Cup final
The Champions League holders overcame Al Hilal to set up a clash with Palmeiras this weekend.
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# Champions
Bayern Munich beat Tigres to win Club World Cup
Benjamin Pavard’s second-half winner sealed a 1-0 victory.
# lewangoalski
Lewandowski double sends Bayern to Club World Cup final
The European champions were 2-0 winners against Al Ahly.
# ANdre the Giant
Former France striker's goal sends Tigres into Club World Cup final
A likely clash with Bayern Munich awaits thanks to a penalty from Andre-Pierre Gignac.
# Club World Cup
'Leinster playing the Crusaders - who wouldn't want to watch a game like that?'
Leinster senior coach Stuart Lancaster says it would be brilliant to play the best of the Southern Hemisphere.
# Discussions
EPCR say Club World Cup could 'complement' Champions Cup
The Champions Cup organisers have said that a global club tournament is already under consideration.
# Radical
Bernard Laporte wants an annual Club World Cup instead of the Champions Cup
The French Rugby Federation president says ‘it could be a breath of fresh air for the whole of world rugby.’
# Reaction
Klopp praises his 'exhausted' players for winning Liverpool's first Club World Cup
‘We play again in five days so it’s a tough period,’ said the Liverpool boss after the victory in Qatar.
# ynwa
Firmino strikes in extra-time to secure Liverpool's first Club World Cup title
Jurgen Klopp’s team survived a cagey encounter which included a highly controversial VAR call against Sadio Mane.
Liverpool 1-0 Flamengo, Club World Cup final
Relive all the action as Jurgen Klopp’s team took on Brazil’s Flamengo at the Khalifa International Stadium.
# Travel List
Wijnaldum to travel to Doha as Liverpool name squad for Club World Cup
Liverpool play Mexican side Monterrey in the semi-finals on Wednesday.
# Viva
Mexico's Monterrey set up Liverpool semi-final duel at Club World Cup
The first semi-final on Tuesday will feature Saudi Arabia’s Al Hilal against Flamengo of Brazil.
# Club World Cup
Xavi's Al-Sadd see off part-time minnows to close in on showdown with Liverpool
Jurgen Klopp’s side are awaiting the winners of Al-Sadd’s meeting with Monterrey this weekend.
# Hat-trick Hero
Gareth Bale treble sees Real Madrid seal Club World Cup final berth
The Wales international inspired a 3-1 win over Kashima Antlers.
# Upset
United Arab Emirates side stun River Plate to reach Club World Cup final
Al Ain will face either Real Madrid or Kashima Antlers in the tournament’s climactic encounter.
# Money Talks
Liverpool and Manchester United to play in new Club World Cup - reports
The planned tournament will see each team earn £100 million just for participating.
# new plans
Fifa plans to scrap the Confederations Cup and replace it with a bigger Club World Cup
The expanded competition will take place every four years instead of the current World Cup warm-up tournament.
# world champions
Ronaldo makes history and saves the day as Real Madrid win Club World Cup
The Spanish Giants beat Japanese side Kashima Antlers 4-2 to win their second Club World Cup title.
# At last
Not before time! Video referees to make 'history' at this week's Fifa Club World Cup
A new video system will be trialed at the tournament in Japan.
# Champions
Top of the world - Messi and Suarez on target as Barca claim yet another title
Argentine opened the scoring but it looked like it should have been ruled out for handball.
# winners
Five-star Bayern win Club World Cup
The European Champions won their fifth title of the year.
# Winning
VIDEO: Bayern brush past Guangzhou to reach world club final
Goals by Franck Ribery, Mario Mandzukic and Mario Goetze saw the German giants through.
# Chin Up
Benitez unfazed by Chelsea fans
“We must work on the positives and I have seen lot of positives here,” Chelsea manager Rafa Benitez said after yesterday’s Club World Cup final defeat.
Corinthians beat Chelsea to win in Yokohama
The Blues’ arduous two-game pursuit of Club World Cup glory has ended in failure.
# Working
Blatter: 'Goal-line technology works'
FIFA President makes the comment despite no contentious decision needing to be made during Club World Cup trial.
# mata fact
Torres and Mata combine to send Chelsea into Club World Cup final
In a refreshing change, David Luiz did some damage to the opposition.
# Japan
Club World Cup: Corinthians through to final, awaiting Chelsea
The Brazilian side narrowly edged out Al Ahly thanks to a goal from Paolo Guerrero.
# Role Models
Meet Fernando Torres' inspiration: Captain Tsubasa
But he didn’t go off the rails once he put that blue jersey on.
# Crossing the line
Platini stands firm against goal-line technology
Two systems will be trialled at the Club World Cup this week, but Michel Platini still thinks it’s a big waste of money.
# blues cruise
Club World Cup: Rafa feeling jetlag, not pressure in Japan
He’s done all this before.
# new dawn
Ref has 'final word' on goal-line technology
The initiative begins this week in Japan, following a surge of calls for it to be introduced in recent years.