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2014 FIFA Club World Cup Final

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Date  20 December 2014
Man of the match  Sergio Ramos
Venue  Stade de Marrakech
Attendance  38,345
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Event  2014 FIFA Club World Cup
Weather  Clear night 18 °C (64 °F) 59% humidity
Location  Stade de Marrakech, Ouahat Sidi Brahim, Morocco
Referee  Walter López Castellanos (National Football Federation of Guatemala)
Similar  2013 FIFA Club World Cup Final, 1998 UEFA Super Cup, 2011 FIFA Club World Cup Final, 1985 UEFA Cup Final, 2007 Supercopa de España

The 2014 FIFA Club World Cup Final was the final match of the 2014 FIFA Club World Cup, a football tournament hosted by Morocco. It was the 11th final of the FIFA Club World Cup, a FIFA-organised tournament between the winner clubs from each of the six continental confederations, as well as the league winner from the host nation.

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The final was contested between Spanish club Real Madrid, representing UEFA as the reigning champions of the UEFA Champions League, and Argentine club San Lorenzo, representing CONMEBOL as the reigning champions of the Copa Libertadores. It was played at the Stade de Marrakech in Marrakesh on 20 December 2014. The Spanish club won the match 2–0 and won their first FIFA Club World Cup title, and their fourth world club title counting the 1960, 1998 and 2002 Intercontinental Cups, equaling Milan's record.

Real Madrid

Real Madrid qualified for the tournament as winners of the 2013–14 UEFA Champions League, following a 4–1 extra time win against Atlético Madrid in the final. This was Real Madrid's second time competing in the tournament, after finishing fourth in the inaugural tournament in 2000. They have played five times in the Intercontinental Cup, the predecessor of the FIFA Club World Cup, with three wins (1960, 1998, 2002) and two losses (1966, 2000). They reached the final after defeating Mexican club Cruz Azul in the semi-finals.

San Lorenzo

San Lorenzo qualified for the tournament as winners of the 2014 Copa Libertadores, following a 2–1 aggregate win against Nacional in the final. This was San Lorenzo's first time competing in the tournament. They reached the final after defeating New Zealand club Auckland City in the semi-finals.

References

2014 FIFA Club World Cup Final Wikipedia


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