Real Madrid will take on Odion Ighalo’s Saudi Arabia club Al-Hilal, in the final of this year’s FIFA Club World Cup holding in Morocco.
The La Liga champions hammered Egypt’s Al Ahly 4-1 in Wednesday’s semi-final.
Madrid will face Al Hilal in the final in Rabat on Saturday and hope to land their fifth title.
To get to the final, Al-Hilal shocked South American champions Flamengo 3-2 in the first semi-final on Tuesday.
And in Wednesday’s second semi-final, playing without several key starters, Madrid struggled to break the deadlock against Al Ahly’s well-organised defence but opened the scoring right on 42 minutes with a close-range strike by Vinicius.
Real extended their lead just after the break when Valverde tapped into an empty net from a rebound.
Al Ahly received a lifeline when Eduardo Camavinga tripped Hussein El Shahat inside the area in the 65th minute and defender Ali Maaloul tucked away the penalty.
Luka Modric missed a penalty three minutes from the end…
Source: Complete Sports