The Al Ain FC in Abu Dhabi at the FIFA club world Cup in the United Arab Emirates after a remarkable fed catch-up to the quarter-finals. The representative of the host country prevailed in the Play-off game in a penalty shootout with 4:3 against the Team Wellington FC from new Zealand. After 90 minutes, it had been 3:3 (1:3), the extension was goalless. Previously, the host had located after 44 minutes 0:3 back.

Al Ains quarter-final opponents on Saturday (17.30 CET), the African Champions League winners Esperance of Tunis. In the second quarter-final game (Saturday, 20.30) Deportivo Guadalajara, winner of the Concacaf Champions League in Mexico, and the Asian Champions League winners Kashima Antlers (Japan).For Oceania, the winner of Wellington the first participation in the soccer Club world Cup is over after just one game.

The Argentine Mario Barcia (11.), Aaron Clapham (15.) and Mario Ilich (44.) shot in Wellington at the Hazza bin Zayed Stadium Am apparently crucial in leadership. However, the Japanese Tsukasa Shiotani (45.), Tongo Doumbia from Mali (49.) and the former Hamburg’s Bundesliga player Marcus Berg (85.) in consequence of the extension, at the end of Al Ains attacker Mohammed Abdulrahman with Yellow-Red from the space flew (120.+1). The decisive penalty Wellington’s fifth shooter Justin Guelley awarded.

the defending champion and Champions League winner Real Madrid, as well as the newly crowned Copa Libertadores winners River Plate from Buenos Aires for the semi-finals on may 18. and 19, respectively. December set. The final will take place on 22. December in Abu Dhabi.