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Full time: Ahly (Egypt) 0-2 Monterrey (Mexico)

Ahram Online provides live coverage of Ahly’s match against Mexico’s Monterrey in the Club World Cup third-place playoff. The match kicks off at 7:30 GMT (9:30 Cairo local time)

Ahram Online, Sunday 16 Dec 2012

90+3 The referee blows the final whistle as Ahly lose to Monterrey 2-0.

89 Ahly's Geddo is adjudged to have been in an offside position.

88 Rabia tries his luck once again from outside the area but his dull effort goes wide of the mark.

87 Monterrey's goalie produces another great save to clear away an accurate close-range effort from Ahly's Rabia.

85 Ahly earn a foul near the edge of the area. Abou-Treika takes the set-piece only to hit the wall.

79 Abou-Treika comes close to pulling one back after heading an inch-perfect cross, only for the keeper to block his effort at full stretch. A great save!

77 Geddo replaces Walid Soliman in Ahly's third substitution. 

76 Carreno is adjudged through offside as he was poised to score a third goal for Monterrey.

74 Ahly's attacking midfielder Geddo is warming up.

73 Mohamed Barakat sends a pinpoint cross from the right flank but the goalie punches it away. Ahly are still coping with defensive lapses.

66 Cesar latches onto a through pass, outrunning his challengers to go one-on-one with Ahly keeper and slot home.

65 GOAAAAAL for Monterrey!

64 Monterrey keeper palms a powerful shot from outside the area as Sayed Hamdy tries in vain to follow up.

62 Ahly midfielder Ahmed Fathi makes way for veteran Mohamed Barakat.

54 Sayed Hamdy replaces Ahly's Emad Meteb.

53 Abdullah El-Saied tries his luck from outside the area but his low effort poses no threat.

51 Ahly's Sayed Hamdi is warming up and is expected to replace off-form striker Emad Meteb. 

49 Abou-Treika releases a low shot from close range but Monterrey keeper narrowly palms it away. Ahly have the upper hand. 

47 Ahly goalie Aboul-Seoud rises high to punch a corner kick by Cesar.

46 The second half is underway.

45 The referee blows his whistle as the first half comes to an end.

43 Ahly veteran Abou-Treika sees his diving header miss the target by some distance. He is now receiving treatment outsie the pitch after sustaining what seems to be a bruise to the chest.

40 Amid Ahly’s onslaught, Monterrey are trying to be dangerous on the counter attack

37 Combative midfielder Ahmed Fathi tries his luck from outside the area but Monterry keeper Orozco easily handles his effort.

35 Ahly roar back to form past the half-hour mark and are laying siege to Monterrey’s area.

30 Meteb comes too close to scoring an equalizer as his headed effort from point-blank range hits the post. Meteb fails to follow up.

29 The first real attempt from Ahly to bring the score level; Walid Soliman releases a fierce effort from outside the area, only to see the ball pass above the bar. 

20 The game is by far dull despite Monterrey's early opener, with both teams exchanging passes in midfield without threatening each other.

12 Ahly are superior in terms of ball possession but are still struggling to crave out scoring opportunities.

08 Ahly’s Hossam Ashour receives a yellow card for a harsh obstruction as the game’s tempo is still slow.

03 Confusion between Sayed Moawad and goalie Aboul-Seoud saw them collide with each other, giving Jesus the chance to collect the loose ball and tuck into an empty net unopposed.

02 GOAAAAAAL for Monterrey!

01 Monterrey are coming with all guns blazing to open the scoring in the early minutes of the game, having a goal disallowed through offside.

The match is underway!

09:28 The match starts in a couple minutes.

Ahly’s line-up: Mahmoud Aboul-Seoud, Ramy Rabia, Wael Gomaa, Emad Meteb, Walid Soliman, Sayed Moawad, Abdullah El-Saied, Mohamed Abou-Treika, Mohamed Naguib, Ahmed Fathi, Hossam Ashour

08:30 Ahly are looking to finish third for the second time in four appearances, having won the bronze medal in the 2006 edition after overcoming another Mexican side in Club America.

08:30 Both sides are eyeing consolation after Ahly slumped to a narrow 1-0 defeat by Brazil’s Corinthians while Monterrey suffered a 3-1 loss to European champions Chelsea in the semi-final.

08:30 The match, which will decide who would win the bronze medal, takes place at the International Stadium in Yokohama, Japan.

08:30 Welcome to Ahram Online’s live coverage of Ahly’s match against Mexican side Monterrey in the Club World Cup third-place playoff.


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