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River reach final with narrow win

River Plate booked their place in the final of the FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015 thanks to a 1-0 win over Sanfrecce Hiroshima in a keenly contested and close encounter from first minute to last.
 

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Following the conclusion of the semi-final between TP Sanfrecce Hiroshima and River Plate at Osaka Nagai Stadium, both coaches gave their verdicts to the assembled media.

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The final whistle sounds.
The final whistle sounds.
90'+ASANO (Sanfrecce Hiroshima) sees an effort go off target.
90'+ASANO (Sanfrecce Hiroshima) sees an effort go off target.
90'+ KAZU (Sanfrecce Hiroshima) is cautioned.
90'+ KAZU (Sanfrecce Hiroshima) is cautioned.
90'+KAZU (Sanfrecce Hiroshima) commits a foul.
90'+KAZU (Sanfrecce Hiroshima) commits a foul.
90'BAROVERO (River Plate) blocks the shot.
90'BAROVERO (River Plate) blocks the shot.
90'SHIOTANI (Sanfrecce Hiroshima) sees his effort hit the target.
90'SHIOTANI (Sanfrecce Hiroshima) sees his effort hit the target.
89'TAKUTO (Sanfrecce Hiroshima) blocks the shot.
89'TAKUTO (Sanfrecce Hiroshima) blocks the shot.
89'MAYADA (River Plate) sees his effort hit the target.
89'MAYADA (River Plate) sees his effort hit the target.
88'R. MORA (River Plate) sees an effort go off target.
88'R. MORA (River Plate) sees an effort go off target.
87'KAZU (Sanfrecce Hiroshima) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on MAYADA (River Plate).
87'KAZU (Sanfrecce Hiroshima) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on MAYADA (River Plate).

Player of the Match

Statistics

Ball possession
41
%
59

Line-ups

Sanfrecce Hiroshima
Sanfrecce HiroshimaJPN
River Plate
River PlateARG
(GK)
(GK)(C)
Misses next match if booked
(C)
8
61'
19
Misses next match if booked
13
66'
15
64'
76'
27
23
57'
85'
SubstitutesSubstitutes
13
(GK)
(GK)
(GK)
(GK)
6
11
76'
14
61'
Absent
18
85'
19
64'
29
66'
20
30
Absent
57'
CoachCoach
Hajime MORIYASU (JPN)Marcelo GALLARDO (ARG)

Match Facts

Osaka

Osaka Nagai Stadium

  • Stadium nameOsaka Nagai Stadium
  • CityOsaka

Weather

  • Partly Cloudy Night
  • 12° CTemperature
  • 8 m/sWind
  • 46 %Humidity

Officials

  • Referee: Jonas ERIKSSON
    Sweden
    SwedenSWE
  • Assistant Referee 1: Mathias KLASENIUS (SWE)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Daniel WÄRNMARK (SWE)
  • Fourth official: Matt CONGER (NZL)

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