RELIVE: Egypt’s Ahly v Brazil’s Flamengo (FIFA Club World Cup)

Ahram Online , Saturday 11 Feb 2023

Ahram Online provided a live coverage for Saturday’s match between Egypt’s Ahly and Brazil’s Flamengo in the 3rd place match at the FIFA Club World Cup

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Ahly s Egyptian midfielder Hussein el-Shahat (L) is marked by Real Madrid s French defender Aurelien Tchouameni during the FIFA Club World Cup semi-final football match between Egypt s Al-Ahly and Spain s Real Madrid at the Prince Moulay Abdellah Stadium in Rabat on February 8, 2023. AFP


Full time: Ahly 2-4 Flamengo
Scorers: Abdelkader 38, 60 / Barbosa 11, 84, Pedro 77, 90+1

Yellow cards:
Abdel Monem, Hamdi Fathi, Mohamed Hani, Hussien El Shahat (Ahly)
Arrascaeta (Flamengo)

Red cards:
Khaled Abdelfattah (Ahly)


Ahly: Mohamed El Shennawi, Khaled Abdelfattah, Yasser Ibrahim, Mohamed Abdel Monem, Ali Maaloul (Hussein El Shahat 90), Hamdi Fathi (Aliou Dieng 90), Marwan Attia, Taher Mohamed, Ahmed Abdelkader, Percy Tau, Mohamed Sherif (Mohamed Hani 75)

Flamengo: Aderbar Santos, Ayrton Lucas, David Luiz (Pablo 87), Fabricio Bruno, Guillermo Varela, Thiago Maia, Arturo Vidal, Giorgian de Arrascaeta (Pulgar 90), Gabriel Barbosa, Everton Ribeiro (Everton 63), Pedro (Franca 90)

The referee blows his final whistle as Flamengo claim the FIFA Club World Cup bronze medal with a 4-2 win over Ahly. Thanks for following our live updates! 

90+12' Yellow cards for Flamengo's Barbosa and Ahly's Hani, Hussien El Shahat after a misconduct before the end of the game 

90+8' Double subs for Flamengo as Pulgar and Franca replace Arrascaeta and Pedro 

90+7' Arrascaeta scores but referee rules him offside!

90+2' The referee announces 13 minutes of injury time !  

90+1' Pedro again made use of defence mistake to score for Flamengo to make it 4-2. 


90' Double subs for Ahly as Hussien El Shahat and Alio Dieng replace Ali Maaloud and Hamdi Fathi. 

84' Barbosa scores the third goal for Flamengo from the penalty spot

84' GOAL for Flamengo, it's now 3-2 for the Brazilian side! 

83' The VAR review showed that substitute Hani suspended the ball with his left hand inside the area!

83' Penalty awarded for Flamenfo after reviewing the VAR!

77' Unmarked striker Pedro scores the equalizer for Flamengo as he made use of mistake by keeper El Shennawi who failed to control te ball inside the area when he blocked a long kick by midfilder Arturo Vidal.

lost the ball inside the area 


75' Mohamed Hani comes on as a substiute for Mohamed Sherif who lost an easy score chance from inside the area. 

75' Yellow card for Hamdi Fathi!

74' Ahly forced to complete the game with only 10 players after defender Abdelfattah sent off.

70' Arrascaeta sents the free kick ball away over the bar. 

69' WHAT A GAME!! VAR review showed a red card for Abdelfattah but dismissing the penalty kick decision! 

67' The referee reviews the VAR for a possible red card for Ahly defender Khaled Abdelfattah!

65' Penalty awarded for Flamenfo but Ahly players asking for a VAR review! 

60' Winger Ahmed Abdelkader made a brilliant show inside the area and sent a low shot that found the nets to make it 2-1 lead for the Red Devils 


58' Marwan Attia is booked by the referee 

58' Maaloul sees his penalty saved by goalkeeper!! 

56' Penalty awarded for Ahly! 

51' Barbosa againt attempets an effort on goal but defender Abdel Monem clears the danger!

48' Mohamed Sherif is ruled offside!

46' Second half is underway

45+6' The referee blows for half time with 1-1 draw between the two sides.

45+3' Ahly players continue their superb show in a step to finish the first half in lead.

45' The referee announces 9 minutes of injury time !  

43' Ahly dominate possession in the last minutes before the break in attempt to double the score before heading to the dressing rooms.

42' WHAT A CHANCE! Hamdi Fathi misses a score chance as he tried his luck but goalie Aderbar Santos cleared the danger.

41' Mohamed Sherif attempts an effort from inside the area but Flamengo defence cleare it wide. 

38' Talented winger Ahmed Abdelkader heads the equalizer for Ahly after receiving a brilliant cross from a corner kick by Ali Maaloul!. 


37' Corner for Ahly again but this time it's Maaloul who will take the kick! 

36' Corner for Ahly as Taher try his luck to find the equalizer but Fabricio Bruno cleared it.

35' Maaloul attempts a low cross but defence clears it wide again!.

32' Ahly's players do their best to find the equalizer but Flamengo defence succeed to clear the danger.

28' Yellow card for Mohamed Abdel Monem!

28' Yellow card for Flamengo's Arrascaeta.

26' Flamengo were close to scoring the second goal but El Shennawi cleared the danger caused by in-form winger Barbosa  

24' Attempet at goal for Ahly but Flamengo defence clear Maaloul's effort.  

17' Flamengo dominate possession in the early minutes of the game but so far no dangerous chances. 

13’ Ahly’s Percy Tau attempts a low cross but defence clears it wide.

11' Forwrad Gabriel Barbosa scores first goal for Flamengo from the penatly spot to claim an early lead over Ahly  


9' Flamengo awarded a penalty kick after a foul committed by Ahly left back Ali Maaloul inside the area !

7' The referee reviews the VAR over a possible early penalty !

3' Flamengo lose an early score chance from a foul outside the area

0' Match is underway


17:10 Players are back in the dressing rooms ahead of the kick off

16:30 Players are warming up.

16:25 Ahly coach Koller made more changes on his lineup as he started with Kahraba and Percy Tau instead of Mohamed 'Afsha' Magdi and Hussein El-Shahat.
The Swiss tactician also called up newly signed players Khaled Abdelfattah and Marwan Attia to replace Mohamed Hani and injured Amr El Sulaya.

15:45 Ahly coach said that he is very frustrated because of the defeat to Real Madrid, adding " We were looking forward to a better result during the game,".

14:45 Ahly kicked off their World Cup campaign successfully, securing a precious 3-0 win against New Zealand’s Auckland City before defeating US side Seattle Sounders 1-0 in the quarters to set up a historic clash with Real Madrid.

14:00 “I know very well that the Brazilian team have very talented players,” Ahly's Swiss coach Marcel Koller told Ahly’s official website on Friday.

14:00 The COPA Libertadores champions Flamengo lost 3-2 to the Saudi side Al-Hilal in the other semi-final on Tuesday.

13:00 The Cairo giants lost their dream of reaching first ever final in the prestigious tournament after Wedensday's 4-1 loss to Spanish side Real Madrid in the semis.

12:00 Ahly will be eying their third consecutive and fourth overall bronze medal in the FIFA Club World Cup on Saturday when they take on the Brazilian side Flamengo in a match for third and fourth place in Morocco 

Venue: Grand Stade de Tanger (Tanger)

Referee: Mustapha Ghorbal

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