- Bayern Munich beat Al Ahly 2-0 of their FIFA Club World Cup semi-final
- Robert Lewandowski received each the German giants’ targets
- Bayern will now face Tigres in Thursday’s final
Robert Lewandowski’s double noticed FC Bayern München beat an admirable Al Ahly SC 2-0 and ebook a FIFA Club World Cup Qatar 2020™ final towards Tigres UANL.
The European champions have been swiftly into their irresistible rhythm, and the African kings have been indebted to goalkeeper Mohamed El Shenawy for preserving the impasse intact within the opening quarter-hour.
Minutes later, nonetheless, the breakthrough got here. Kingsley Coman’s proper-wing cross discovered Serge Gnabry in a capturing place, however he cannily reduce the ball again to Lewandowski, who took a contact and fizzed a low drive previous El Shenawy earlier than he might react.
Al Ahly rapidly had their first likelihood, however Taher Mohamed’s header from a nice Mohamed Hany centre went straight at Manuel Neuer, whereas Lewandowski, the spectacular Joshua Kimmich and Alphonso Davies all spurned possibilities to amplify Bayern’s lead earlier than the break.
Bayern continued to get pleasure from one of the best of the possession and the possibilities within the second half, however Al Ahly threatened on the break, albeit failing to check Neuer.
With minutes remaining, substitute Leroy Sane dinked a cross to the again submit to offer Lewandowki a easy header and put the competition to mattress.