Chelsea to Play Monterrey in Club World Cup Semis; Al-Ahly Wins
Cesar Delgado got two goals, while Jesus Corona also scored for Monterrey in Toyota. It will face Champions League winner Chelsea in Yokohama on Dec. 13.
Egypt’s Al-Ahly also advanced following a 2-1 victory against Japanese club Sanfrecce Hiroshima. It faces Corinthians of Brazil on Dec. 12 in Toyota.
Chelsea is aiming to give Europe a sixth straight title at the annual competition, which is contested by the champions of each continent’s soccer federation. Sanfrecce Hiroshima also qualified this year as winner of the host nation’s J League.
The final is on Dec. 16.