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River reach final with narrow win

River Plate booked their place in the final of the FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015 thanks to a 1-0 win over Sanfrecce Hiroshima in a keenly contested and close encounter from first minute to last.
 

Match Highlights

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Following the conclusion of the semi-final between TP Sanfrecce Hiroshima and River Plate at Osaka Nagai Stadium, both coaches gave their verdicts to the assembled media.

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21:21
The final whistle sounds.
21:20
90'+ASANO (Sanfrecce Hiroshima) sees an effort go off target.
21:18
90'+ KAZU (Sanfrecce Hiroshima) is cautioned.
21:18
90'+KAZU (Sanfrecce Hiroshima) commits a foul.
21:17
90'BAROVERO (River Plate) blocks the shot.
21:17
90'SHIOTANI (Sanfrecce Hiroshima) sees his effort hit the target.
21:16
89'TAKUTO (Sanfrecce Hiroshima) blocks the shot.
21:16
89'MAYADA (River Plate) sees his effort hit the target.
21:15
88'R. MORA (River Plate) sees an effort go off target.
21:14
87'KAZU (Sanfrecce Hiroshima) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on MAYADA (River Plate).

Statistics

Ball possession
41
%
59

Attempts

13Attempts15
7On-Target8
6Off-Target7

Disciplinary

15Fouls Committed15
4Yellow cards2
0Red Cards0

Attacking

2Corners3
1Offsides2
16Free kicks17
4Saves4

Line-ups

Sanfrecce Hiroshima FC
Sanfrecce Hiroshima FCJPN
Club Atlético River Plate
Club Atlético River PlateARG
(GK)
(GK)(C)
Misses next match if booked
(C)
8
61'
19
Misses next match if booked
13
66'
15
64'
76'
27
23
57'
85'
SubstitutesSubstitutes
13
(GK)
(GK)
(GK)
(GK)
6
11
76'
14
61'
Absent
18
85'
19
64'
29
66'
20
30
Absent
57'
CoachCoach
Hajime MORIYASU (JPN)Marcelo GALLARDO (ARG)

Match Facts

Osaka

Osaka, Japan’s third largest city boasts nearly 2.5m people and sits towards the south of the island. Nicknamed tenka no daidokoro (the nation’s kitchen) due to the importance of its location in the rice trade in the past few centuries, Osaka is quite the sporting city.

Osaka Nagai Stadium

  • Stadium nameOsaka Nagai Stadium
  • CityOsaka

Weather

  • Partly Cloudy Night
  • 12° CTemperature
  • 8 m/sWind
  • 46 %Humidity

Officials

  • Referee: Jonas ERIKSSON
    Sweden
    SwedenSWE
  • Assistant Referee 1: Mathias KLASENIUS (SWE)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Daniel WÄRNMARK (SWE)
  • Fourth official: Matthew CONGER (NZL)

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