Kashiwa Reysol upset Mexico's Monterrey 4-3 in a penalty
shootout on Sunday to set up a Club World Cup semi-final against
Locked at 1-1 after extra-time, Ryohei Hayashi smashed home
the deciding spot-kick in Toyota to send Reysol through to face
the South American Libertadores Cup holders on Wednesday.
Brazilian striker Leandro Domingues gave Reysol the lead
after 53 minutes, the J-League player of the year drilling a
superb right-foot volley into the top corner.
It took Monterrey only five minutes to equalise, however,
Chile striker Humberto Suazo ghosting into space at the far post
to ram home a cross from Cesar Delgado.
Suazo had earlier rattled the post with a left-foot drive
and was a constant menace but Reysol hung on to become the third
J-League club to reach the Club World Cup semi-finals.
Qatar's Al Sadd beat Esperance of Tunisia 2-1 in the day's
first quarter-final and will face tournament favourites
Barcelona in Yokohama on December 15.
The final takes place in Yokohama on December 18.
Bayern overcome heartbreak of losing two finals in three seasons by beating Dortmund 2-1
Decision not to send off Bayern Munich defender Dante rankles with upbeat Dortmund boss
Heynckes becomes only the fourth manager to win the European Cup with two different teams
Dortmund striker could soon join German rivals and newly-crowned Champions League winners
Ten years on, the legends speak to FFT
Your questions answered by an A to Z of legends
75% of all TV is Bale
On the road to ruin
Nike CR7 IX for you
FourFourTwo is brought to you by Haymarket Consumer Media & FourFourTwo is part of Haymarket Sport
| International Licensing | © Haymarket Media Group 2010