The last match “Liverpool FC vs CR Flamengo” of FIFA Club World Cup Qatar 2019 is just some hours away to take place in Khalifa International Stadium, Doha at 20:30 local time.
The highlight of the 2019 FIFA Club World Cup Qatar is this Saturday with the meeting of UEFA Champions League winners Liverpool, who booked their spot at the expense of Monterrey in a highly competitive semi-final, and Copa Libertadores winner Flamengo, who won the Has made changes, Al Hilal has reached tables in the second half of their last four-game.
All eyes will be on Doha to watch this showdown between these European and South American football schools.
What you should know?
This will not be the first meeting between Liverpool and Flamengo to represent their regions. The two competed against each other in the 1981 Intercontinental Cup final when Fla defeated their English opponents 3-0 in front of 62,000 spectators at the National Stadium in Tokyo. The win for the Reds would be doubly sweet and would allow them not only to avenge their 1981 defeat but also to clinch their club’s first World Cup title after beating the 2005 edition final against another Brazilian club, Sao Paulo, have lost.
Both clubs hope for a strong final, which will mean Liverpool’s return of Roberto Firmino, Trent Alexander-Arnold, and Sadio Mane to the starting XI. Virgil van Dijk, who has been unable to train since arriving in Doha, could possibly return to a decision and restore balance to a Liverpool defense that has been vulnerable to Monterrey more than once.
🎼— FIFA.com (@FIFAcom) December 18, 2019
“In December of ’81,
"We ran rings around the English,
"3-0 against Liverpool,
"It went down in history.”
💥 The volume at which the @Flamengo fans are chanting this in Doha & Rio is comparable to 🚀 @NASA's Saturn V launch❗️ 'The Nation' is from another planet 🪐#ClubWC pic.twitter.com/bPjYLfjWft
Bruno Henrique (Flamengo)
Liverpool’s defense will certainly be put to the test by Flamengo’s impressive front line, especially with Bruno Henrique at the top of his game.
The Brazilian scored a brilliant header against Al Hilal in the second half and was instrumental in the third own goal that Ali Albulayhi scored in his own goal. Known for his speed and technical skills, attributes that lead him past opponents and put him in great positions, he is equally impressive when it comes to realizing opportunities and is particularly good with his head.
Teams Squads For “Liverpool FC vs CR Flamengo” Final | FIFA Club World Cup Qatar | Saturday 21 December 2019
Liverpool FC Squad Against CR Flamengo
CR Flamengo Squad Against Liverpool FC