¡Tigers make history! The team of Ricardo Ferretti beat 1-0 at Palm Trees in the Club World Cup Semifinal and he becomes the first Mexican and Concacaf finalist in this contest, since the rest always stayed in the prelude to the duel for the title.
Once again it was Andre Pierre Gignac the man who led the felines to the next phase, since by taking a perfect penalty at 53 ‘, it was enough to get his ticket to the title duel in which they could face Bayern Munich.
The auriazules dominated the entire match and in the first half, those of San Nicolás had to beat, but the goalkeeper Weverton Pereira was the hero of the Brazilian team, saving his team from three goals.
The first of the saves was at 3 ‘, when Carlos Gonzalez He was very close to scoring with a header, but the goalkeeper managed to save with a slap.
Palmeiras attack was null and everything that was dangerous, fell out of place; while at 33 ‘another save of Weverton, in a cross shot from the left, without an angle for Gignac and the ball did not enter due to the great performance of the goalkeeper.
At 37 ‘there was another key play, a header from Gignac towards the bottom corner, and again the doorman appeared miraculously.
In the complementary part, at 52 ‘Carlos González received a t-shirt pull inside the area by Luan García; A penalty was scored and Gignac took the ball, charged perfect with power, impossible for Weverton, who even guessed where the shot was going, but could not stop at 53 ‘for the Tigres 1-0.
Palmeiras responded with a goal at 57 ‘, but fortunately for the Mexicans, it was out of place and the goal of the Brazilians did not count for Ferretti’s respite who had the annoying gesture.
Little by little as the final stretch of the match approached, Palmeiras was approaching the goal, but the auriazul rear never lost concentration, the domain was always for Tuca’s and now they are just waiting for their rival who will come out of this Monday’s duel between Bayern Munich and Al-Ahly.