Who Liverpool could meet in Club World Cup after draw is made

Jurgen Klopp has learnt his sides fate (Picture: AFP/Getty Images)

After their Champions League triumph last season, Liverpool will compete in the Fifa Club World Cup at the end of the calendar year.

Jurgen Klopps outfit will head to Qatar in search of further silverware, taking on the best teams from other continents around the globe.

Liverpool will enter into the competition at the semi-finals stage, but there are two previous rounds that will feed into their tie – meaning they could play one of three teams.

Home hopefuls Al Sadd SC will take on New Caledonian outfit Hienghene Sport in round one, with Mexicos CF Monterrey awaiting the winner at the next stage.

Monterrey will be the favourites to join Liverpool in the semi-finals.

Club World Cup fixtures

Match 1: Al Sadd SC v Hienghene Sport

Match 2: Monterrey v winner of match 1

Match 3: AFC winner v ES Tunis

Match 4 (semi-final 1): Copa Libertadores winner vs Winner match 3

Match 5 (semi-final 2): Winner match 2 vs Liverpool

Should Liverpool come through their last-four tie, they will take on one of four teams in the final.



Confusingly, one of those could be Al Sadd – who will flip to the other half of the draw should they be crowned as AFC Champions League winners – who would face Tunisian outfit Es Tunis in the second round with the title.

The winner of that tie will meet the Copa Libertadores champions.

Its guaranteed that either an Argentine or Brazilian club will be entered in the draw, with River Plate and Boca Juniors meetingRead More – Source

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