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2012 FIFA Club World Cup

2012 FIFA Club World Cup
FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2012
2012 FIFA Club World Cup Logo
Tournament details
Host country Japan
Dates 6–16 December 2012
Teams (from 6 confederations)
Venue(s) (in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Corinthians (2nd title)
Runners-up Chelsea
Third place Monterrey
Fourth place Al-Ahly
Tournament statistics
Matches played 8
Goals scored 21 (2.63 per match)
Attendance 283,063 (35,383 per match)
Top scorer(s) César Delgado
Hisato Satō
(3 goals each)
Best player Cássio

The 2012 FIFA Club World Cup (officially known as the FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2012 presented by

  • FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2012, FIFA.com
  • 2012 FIFA Club World Cup Official Site (Archived)

External links

  1. ^ a b "Match Schedule – FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2012". FIFA. 
  2. ^ "Unanimous support for 6+5, FIFA Club World Cup hosts revealed". FIFA. 27 May 2008. Retrieved 2010-04-01. Another major decision taken by the Executive Committee was to award the organisation of the 2009 and 2010 editions of the FIFA Club World Cup for the first time to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the following two events, in 2011 and 2012, to Japan, where it has been played since 2005 and will be again in December this year. 
  3. ^ "FIFA moves Club World Cup to UAE from Japan". ESPN. 27 May 2008. Retrieved 2010-04-02. Japan were given some consolation for their loss when they awarded the tournament in 2011 and 2012 while Australia, which had been hoping to use the event to boost their chances of staging the World Cup in 2018, were overlooked altogether. 
  4. ^ "World is lost for Chelsea". ESPNFC.Com. 16 December 2012. Retrieved 17 December 2012. 
  5. ^ "Chelsea 0 Corinthians 1". Daily Telegraph UK. 16 December 2012. Retrieved 17 December 2012. 
  6. ^ "FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2012 – Appointment of Match Officials". FIFA. 
  7. ^ "FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2012 presented by TOYOTA – List of Players". FIFA. 29 November 2012. 
  8. ^ "Continents’ finest prepare for Japan". FIFA. 29 November 2012. 
  9. ^ "Goal-line tech to debut at Club World Cup". supersport.com. 5 July 2012. 
  10. ^ "FIFA Club World Cup: GLT project agreements signed". FIFA. 27 November 2012. 
  11. ^ "Follow the draw LIVE on FIFA.com". FIFA. 23 September 2012. 
  12. ^ "Intriguing quarter-final pairings drawn". FIFA. 24 September 2012. 
  13. ^ "Regulations – FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2012". FIFA. 
  14. ^ Blatter shocked at Dutch linesman death, Reuters (6 December 2012)
  15. ^ "Double joy for Corinthians stars". FIFA. 16 December 2012. 

References

Fair play Monterrey
Golden Ball Silver Ball Bronze Ball
Cássio
(Corinthians)
David Luiz
(Chelsea)
Paolo Guerrero
(Corinthians)

The following awards were given for the tournament.[15]

Awards

Pos Team Confederation Pld W D L GF GA GD
1 Corinthians CONMEBOL 2 2 0 0 2 0 +2
2 Chelsea UEFA 2 1 0 1 3 2 +1
3 Monterrey CONCACAF 3 2 0 1 6 4 +2
4 Al-Ahly CAF 3 1 0 2 2 4 −2
5 Sanfrecce Hiroshima AFC 3 2 0 1 5 4 +1
6 Ulsan Hyundai AFC 2 0 0 2 3 6 −3
7 Auckland City OFC 1 0 0 1 0 1 −1

Final standings

Tournament round-up

Own goals
Rank Scorer Club Goals
1 César Delgado Monterrey 3
Hisato Satō Sanfrecce Hiroshima 3
3 Paolo Guerrero Corinthians 2
Jesús Corona Monterrey 2
5 Mohamed Aboutrika Al-Ahly 1
Al-Sayed Hamdy Al-Ahly 1
Juan Mata Chelsea 1
Fernando Torres Chelsea 1
Aldo de Nigris Monterrey 1
Toshihiro Aoyama Sanfrecce Hiroshima 1
Satoru Yamagishi Sanfrecce Hiroshima 1
Lee Keun-Ho Ulsan Hyundai 1
Lee Yong Ulsan Hyundai 1

Goalscorers

16 December 2012
19:30
Corinthians 1–0 Chelsea
Guerrero Goal 69' Report

Final

16 December 2012
16:30
Al-Ahly 0–2 Monterrey
Report Corona Goal 3'
Delgado Goal 66'

Match for third place

13 December 2012
19:30
Monterrey 1–3 Chelsea
de Nigris Goal 90+1' Report Mata Goal 17'
Torres Goal 46'
Chávez Goal 48' (o.g.)

12 December 2012
19:30
Al-Ahly 0–1 Corinthians
Report Guerrero Goal 30'
Toyota Stadium, Toyota
Attendance: 31,417
Referee: Marco Rodríguez (Mexico)

Semi-finals

12 December 2012
16:30
Ulsan Hyundai 2–3 Sanfrecce Hiroshima
Mizumoto Goal 17' (o.g.)
Lee Yong Goal 90+5'
Report Yamagishi Goal 35'
Satō Goal 56'72'
Toyota Stadium, Toyota
Attendance: 17,581
Referee: Nawaf Shukralla (Bahrain)

Match for fifth place

9 December 2012
19:30
Sanfrecce Hiroshima 1–2 Al-Ahly
Satō Goal 32' Report Hamdy Goal 15'
Aboutrika Goal 57'
Toyota Stadium, Toyota
Attendance: 27,314
Referee: Carlos Vera (Ecuador)

9 December 2012
16:00
Ulsan Hyundai 1–3 Monterrey
Lee Keun-Ho Goal 88' Report Corona Goal 9'
Delgado Goal 77'84'
Toyota Stadium, Toyota
Attendance: 20,353
Referee: Cüneyt Çakır (Turkey)

Quarter-finals

A minute's silence was held before the match to commemorate Dutch linesman Richard Nieuwenhuizen, who had died following a violent incident at a youth competition four days before the match.[14]

6 December 2012
19:45
Sanfrecce Hiroshima 1–0 Auckland City
Aoyama Goal 66' Report

Play-off for quarter-finals

All times Japan Standard Time (UTC+09:00).

Play-off Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
 6 December – Yokohama                          
  Sanfrecce Hiroshima  1   9 December – Toyota        
  Auckland City  0       Sanfrecce Hiroshima  1
12 December – Toyota
    Al-Ahly  2    
  Al-Ahly  0
      Corinthians  1  
16 December – Yokohama
  Corinthians  1
9 December – Toyota
    Chelsea  0
  Ulsan Hyundai  1
13 December – Yokohama
  Monterrey  3    
  Monterrey  1
Fifth place Third place
      Chelsea  3  
  Ulsan Hyundai  2   Al-Ahly  0
  Sanfrecce Hiroshima  3   Monterrey  2
12 December – Toyota 16 December – Yokohama
  • For elimination matches, extra time is played. If still tied after extra time, a penalty shoot-out is held to determine the winner.
  • For the matches for fifth place and third place, no extra time is played, and a penalty shoot-out is held to determine the winner.

If a match is tied after normal playing time:[13]

The draw for the 2012 FIFA Club World Cup was held at the home of FIFA in Zurich, Switzerland, on 24 September 2012 at 11:30 CEST (UTC+02:00).[11] The draw decided the "positions" in the bracket for the three representatives which entered the quarter-finals (AFC/CAF/CONCACAF).[12]

Matches

The 2012 FIFA Club World Cup was the first FIFA tournament to use goal-line technology following its approval by the International Football Association Board (IFAB) in July 2012.[9] The two systems approved by FIFA, GoalRef (installed in Yokohama) and Hawk-Eye (installed in Toyota), were used in the two stadiums.[10]

Goal-line technology

Toyota Yokohama
Toyota Stadium International Stadium Yokohama
Capacity: 45,000 Capacity: 72,327

The venues for the 2012 FIFA Club World Cup were Yokohama and Toyota.[1]

Venues

Each team submitted a squad of 23 players, three of them goalkeepers.[7] The squads were announced on 29 November 2012.[8]

Squads

Confederation Referee Assistant referees
AFC Nawaf Shukralla Ebrahim Saleh
Yaser Tulefat
Alireza Faghani (reserve) Hassan Kamranifar (reserve)
Reza Sokhandan (reserve)
CAF Djamel Haimoudi Abdelhak Etchiali
Redouane Achik
CONCACAF Marco Antonio Rodríguez Marvin Torrentera
Marcos Quintero
CONMEBOL Carlos Vera Christian Lescano
Byron Romero
OFC Peter O'Leary Jan-Hendrik Hintz
Ravinesh Kumar
UEFA Cüneyt Çakır Bahattin Duran
Tarık Ongun

The appointed referees are:[6]

Referees

1 In bold: Previous tournament winners

Team Confederation Qualification Participation¹
Entered in the semi-finals
Corinthians CONMEBOL Winners of the 2012 Copa Libertadores 2nd (Previous: 2000)
Chelsea UEFA Winners of the 2011–12 UEFA Champions League 1st
Entered in the quarter-finals
Ulsan Hyundai AFC Winners of the 2012 AFC Champions League 1st
Al-Ahly CAF Winners of the 2012 CAF Champions League 4th (Previous: 2005, 2006, 2008)
Monterrey CONCACAF Winners of the 2011–12 CONCACAF Champions League 2nd (Previous: 2011)
Entered in the play-off for quarter-finals
Auckland City OFC Winners of the 2011–12 OFC Champions League 4th (Previous: 2006, 2009, 2011)
Sanfrecce Hiroshima AFC (Host) Winners of the 2012 J. League Division 1 1st
Location of teams of the 2012 FIFA Club World Cup.

Qualified teams

Contents

  • Qualified teams 1
  • Referees 2
  • Squads 3
  • Venues 4
  • Goal-line technology 5
  • Matches 6
    • Play-off for quarter-finals 6.1
    • Quarter-finals 6.2
    • Match for fifth place 6.3
    • Semi-finals 6.4
    • Match for third place 6.5
    • Final 6.6
  • Goalscorers 7
  • Tournament round-up 8
    • Final standings 8.1
    • Awards 8.2
  • References 9
  • External links 10

Corinthians won the title for the second time after defeating Chelsea 1–0 in the final.[4][5]

[3][2]

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