Despite the setback he faced just before traveling to Morocco, Real Madrid quickly regained its balance and extended its record of success in the Club World Cup tournaments by qualifying again for the final of the tournament, becoming one step away from maintaining the full mark in winning the title in its participation in the tournament in its current system. Real Madrid was defeated 1-0 by its host Real Mallorca in the Spanish League before traveling directly to Morocco to participate in the Club World Cup, and the difference separating Real Madrid, the Spanish league title holder, from its stubborn traditional rival, Barcelona, leading the championship table, widened to 8 points.
However, Real Madrid quickly regained its balance, and began its career in the Club World Cup by defeating Al-Ahly of Egypt 4-1 in the first confrontation between the two teams in the championship, and Real Madrid maintained its “full score” in the history of its participation in the Golden Square of the Club World Cup, where it achieved the fifth consecutive victory in the tournament. 5 participations in the golden square of the tournament.
With the exception of the first edition of the World Cup in 2000 in Brazil, which was held with a system completely different from the current system, Real Madrid has not suffered any defeat over the course of 5 participations, and the team holds the record for the number of times winning the title in the current system with 4 titles so far. Real Madrid, who will meet Al Hilal of Saudi Arabia in the final of the tournament the day after tomorrow, Saturday, is looking forward to strengthening this record with a fifth title that will revive its morale before resuming the journey to defend its title in the Champions League this month, where it will meet Liverpool in the first leg of the 16th round of the tournament.
And through yesterday’s match against Al-Ahly, Real Madrid consolidated more than one record that it holds in the tournament; As it became the team that reached the tournament final with the most, with 5 participations in the final. It also became the team that achieved the most victory in the Club World Cup matches with 11 victories, including its matches in the first edition in 2000, which was held with a different system than the rest of the tournament editions since 2005. Real Madrid expanded this difference again with Al-Ahly, which is unique in second place in this list with a score. 8 victories in the championship, surpassing Barcelona, Spain (7 victories).
Real Madrid for European football maintained the “full score” against the Arab teams, as yesterday it achieved the ninth victory for the European teams in the history of their confrontations with the Arab teams in the Club World Cup. Real Madrid has the opportunity to consolidate a record for European football, if it wins the final match against Al-Hilal, as it will have preserved the title for the European continent for the tenth consecutive edition in the Club World Cup, and won the 15th title for Europe compared to only 4 titles for South America in this tournament.
He also has the opportunity to consolidate his record in the tournament if he wins the next confrontation against Brazilian Flamengo in the match for third place, as it will be the third time in a row and the fourth in his history that he has won the bronze medal in the tournament, noting that he is also the only team from the African continent that won bronze. tournament so far.
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