Bayern will bid for a second FIFA Club World Cup title as they take on Mexico’s Tigres UANL in Thursday’s final in Qatar. It kicks off at 19:00 CET.
Robert Lewandowski struck twice as Hansi Flick’s team opened their campaign with a 2-0 semi-final win against Al Ahly of Egypt on Monday. Next up is Tigres UANL, the seven-time champions of Mexico who claimed their first CONCACAF Champions League title in 2020 and are spearheaded by former France and Marseille forward André-Pierre Gignac.
Bayern were crowned European champions for a sixth time in August following a 1-0 defeat of Paris in the Lisbon final. The Bundesliga outfit now embark on a second Club World Cup participation. Their previous appearance came in 2013, when Josep Guardiola’s team lifted the trophy in Marrakesh thanks to a 2-0 final victory over Raja Casablanca.
European sides have won each of the last seven editions of the Club World Cup, a run started by…
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