2019 Club World Cup has schedule set by FIFA

2019 Club World Cup has schedule set by FIFA

July 26, 2019 0 By admin

The representatives of latin soccer learned on Friday (26) that the dispute schedule of the Club World this year was defined by FIFA. The dates were set December 11-21 with a combination of matches in the tournament that, for the first time in history, will be held in Qatar.

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Beyond the 2019 edition, it is well known that by 2020 the top level competition between clubs from around the globe will also be on solo catari to, by 2021, change its current format from six to 24 clubs according to the wishes of the current administration of the club. FIFA.

At that time, for the Latin American clubs, Monterrey already has a place guaranteed to have won the Concacaf Champions League 2018/2019 beating, in the decision, the archrival Tigres. Already on the side of Conmebol, the holder of the vacancy will come from the current edition of Libertadores that is in the middle of the dispute of the round of 16.

In relation to the other participants, the English Liverpool (Europe), the New Caledonian team, Hienghène Sport (Oceania) have a passport stamped, leaving only definition in the African Champions League (Espérance Tunis and Wydad Casablanca decide the tournament) and the League. of the Asian Champions (round of 16) who can also move the vacancy assigned to the national champion of the host country.

That's because Qatar has two live teams in the Asian Champions, Al Duhail and Al Sadd. At this point, Al Sadd is at the World Cup as the current champion of the host country, but could lose the spot if Al Duhail wins the tournament, filling the space for a Qatari club and giving the continental winner the vice seat.

In addition to defining the stadiums and match times, there will still be a draw on September 16 in Zurich, Switzerland, to define who will be occupying the posts at that time, listed by the tournament organizer as A, B, C and D.

In this combination, the spaces can be filled by Monterrey, the Asian champion, Espérance Tunis or the winner of the first round on December 11 between Al Sadd (or the runner-up in Asia) and Hienghène Sport.

Check out the predetermined schedule for the 2019 Club World Cup:

First phase


Match 1 – Al Sadd (or Asian Champion Runner-Up) vs Hienghène Sport

Second round


Game 2 – Team A x Team B

Match 3- Team C vs Team D

Fifth place dispute


Match 4 – Loser match 2 x Loser match 3



Match 5 – Libertadores Champion x A-B winner or C-D winner


Match 6 – A-B winner or C-D winner against Liverpool

Third place dispute


Game 7 – Game Loser 5 x Game Loser 6



Match 8 – Match Winner 5 vs Game Winner 6

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