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Messi, Suarez strike to secure global crown for Barça

A brace from Luis Suarez and a Lionel Messi strike saw Barcelona claim their third FIFA Club World Cup crown with a comprehensive 3-0 victory over River Plate in Yokohama.

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Following the Final of the FIFA Club World Cup, the respective coaches and Player of the Match gave their verdict to the media.

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21:22
The final whistle sounds.
21:22
90'+C. BRAVO (Futbol Club Barcelona) blocks the shot.
21:22
90'+DRIUSSI (Club Atlético River Plate) sees his effort hit the target.
21:22
90'+SUÁREZ (Futbol Club Barcelona) commits a foul.
21:21
90'+ALARIO (Club Atlético River Plate) is penalised after committing a foul.
21:20
90'+MERCADO (Club Atlético River Plate) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on MATHIEU (Futbol Club Barcelona).
21:20
90'+C. BRAVO (Futbol Club Barcelona) blocks the shot.
21:20
90'+SANCHEZ (Club Atlético River Plate) sees his effort hit the target.
21:19
90'VANGIONI (Club Atlético River Plate) sees one of his shots blocked.
21:18
89'DANI ALVES (Futbol Club Barcelona) commits a foul.

Statistics

Ball possession
37
%
63

Attempts

9Attempts16
7On-Target13
2Off-Target3

Disciplinary

22Fouls Committed13
2Yellow cards4
0Red Cards0

Attacking

6Corners2
1Offsides2
23Free kicks15
5Saves6

Line-ups

Club Atlético River Plate
Club Atlético River PlateARG
Futbol Club Barcelona
Futbol Club BarcelonaESP
(GK)(C)
(GK)
67'
46' HT
(C)
13
19
56'
10
89'
23
46' HT
81'
SubstitutesSubstitutes
(GK)
(GK)
(GK)
25
(GK)
6
Injured
46' HT
15
17
15
19
67'
18
20
81'
56'
89'
26
46' HT
28
CoachCoach
Marcelo GALLARDO (ARG)LUIS ENRIQUE (ESP)

Match Facts

Yokohama

Japan's second largest city with a population of 3.4m, Yokohama has evolved in the past century from a tiny port of a few houses to become a major business and commercial centre.

International Stadium Yokohama

  • Stadium nameInternational Stadium Yokohama
  • CityYokohama

Weather

  • Clear Night
  • 5° CTemperature
  • 9 m/sWind
  • 76 %Humidity

Officials

  • Referee: Alireza FAGHANI
    Iran
    IranIRN
  • Assistant Referee 1: Reza SOKHANDAN (IRN)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Mohammadreza MANSOURI (IRN)
  • Fourth official: ALIOUM (CMR)

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