Al Ahly vs Real Madrid live stream
Al Ahly vs Real Madrid is free to watch on SBS and SBS on Demand in Australia. This huge FIFA Club World Cup semi-final clash will also stream free on FIFA+ in many countries around the world. Use a VPN to watch your local stream from anywhere, if you happen to be away from home. Full details on how to watch Al Ahly vs Real Madrid on TV just below.
The teams are in and Mohamed Sherif starts up front as expected for Al Ahly, supported by Hussein El Shahat. Aliou Dieng will anchor the midfield, with Ahmed Abdelkader and playmaker Afsha looking to create chances. Ali Maaloul provides experience at left-back, with promising centre-back Mohamed Abdelmonem getting a start at centre-back. Real Madrid go with a strong side after Flamengo's upset last night in the other semi-final, with Luka Modric, Vinicius Jr, David Alaba and Ernest Valverde all starting. Andriy Lunin gets the nod in goal with Thibaut Courtois absent, while French duo Eduardo Camavinga and Aurelien Tchouameni start in midfield. Dani Ceballos, Marco Asensio and Dani Carvajal start on the bench.
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Al Ahly vs Real Madrid live stream: match preview
It's hard to imagine a more decorated FIFA Club World Cup semi-final than Al Ahly against Real Madrid. The Red Devils have won more Egyptian leagues, cups and CAF Champions Leagues than any other club, while los Blancos are a record 14-time European champions with 35 La Liga titles to boot. Both sides meet in search of a spot in Saturday's final to decide who is the best club side on Earth.
Though Al Ahly lost to Wydad Casablanca in the 2022 CAF Champions League final, the Egyptian giants have made it to the Club World Cup because a Moroccan team won that tournament and the Red Devils have taken the host nation spot.
The third-placed team from the 2021 tournament, Al Ahly have performed impressively in knocking out Auckland City and Seattle Sounders en route to the final four. The 42-time Egyptian champions, once home to Liverpool star Mo Salah, currently sit top of their domestic table, unbeaten after 15 league games, with top scorer Mohamed Sherif in fine form. Also attracting admiring glances is creative attacking midfielder Mohamed Magdy, who scored the late winner in the quarter-final victory over CONCACAF Champions League winners Seattle Sounders. Full of big-game experience, they aren't to be underestimated.
Real Madrid are old hands when it comes to the Club World Cup and its predecessor the Intercontinental Cup. They have seven wins across both iterations of the tournament, including a hat-trick of triumphs from 2016. Los Blancos beat Liverpool 1-0 in last summer's drab Champions League final, their 14th European crown, but have been curiously inconsistent in 2022/23 since losing their first league game of the season to Rayo Vallecano in early November.
Carlo Ancelotti's side have won just two La Liga games this calendar year and, though in the Copa del Rey semi-finals, are trying to find their best team. Goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois and Ballon d'Or-winning captain Karim Benzema have remained in Madrid for this last-four encounter with minor niggles, but will fly out to Morocco should their team-mates get the job done. Vinicius Junior's fine form continues, despite being the target for despicable racist abuse back in Spain, while former Arsenal loanee Dani Ceballos is also enjoying a good season.
Al Ahly vs Real Madrid live stream
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Al Ahly vs Real Madrid live stream kick-off times
Al Ahly vs Real Madrid kicks off at 7pm GMT / 2pm EST tonight, Wednesday 8th February, at the Prince Moulay Abdellah Stadium, Rabat, Morocco.
Global Al Ahly vs Real Madrid kick-off times:
- UK: 7pm
- Central Europe: 8pm
- USA (EDT/PST): 2pm / 11am
- Australia: 6am (Thursday)
- New Zealand: 8am (Thursday)
FIFA Club World Cup – dates & TV times
All times 7pm GMT (UK time) unless otherwise stated
Wednesday 8th February
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