Real Madrid CF have successfully continued their unbeaten record of last twenty games in all competitions this year. The Spanish giants will now face Mexican club Cruz Azul in semi final game of 2014 FIFA Club World Cup at San Lorenzo de Almagro — Auckland City, Morocco. This season is turning to be one of the best seasons for Los Blancos as they finished group stage of Champions League as winners, maintained their first spot in La Liga 2014–15 after fifteen match weeks. Can they continue this winning streak? Let’s have a discussion about match preview with telecast channels, IST & GMT timings of Real Madrid vs Azul Cruz match of 2014 Football Club World Cup.
Real Madrid vs Cruz Azul Telecast, Time Schedule
|Competition||2014 FIFA Club World Cup|
|Date||16 Dec [GMT], 17 Dec [IST]|
|Time||6:30pm [GMT], 12:00am [IST]|
|Stadium||San Lorenzo de Almagro — Auckland City|
|Seating capacity||45,000 spectators|
|First team||Los Blancos|
|Second team||Los Cementeros|
|Telecast channels||Sony Six, Eurosport 2 Spain etc.|
According to Indian Standard Time, this match will begin at 12:00am on 17 December 2014. The GMT match dates and timing of first semi final match are 16 Dec and 6:30pm respectively. Watch this match live on you TV telecast channels beIN Sports, TRT 3 Spor, Fox Sports Go etc. Given below is the list of TV telecast channels in other nations.
Spain: Eurosport 2 Spain, Cuatro
USA: Fox Sports Go, Fox Sports 1 USA
Argentina: Fox Sports Cono Sur, Fox Sports Premium
Australia: Fox Sports 4 Australia
Colombia: Fox Sports Premium, Fox Sports Cono Sur
India: Sony Six
New Zealand: Sky Go NZ, Sky Sports 2 NZ
Uruguay: Fox Sports Cono Sur
Yemen: beIN Sports Arabia 7 HD, beIN Sports Connect Arabia
Real Madrid vs Cruz Azul Match Preview
Real Madrid: Iker Casillas, Raphael Varane, Pepe, Sergio Ramos, Marcelo, Toni Kroos, Gareth Bale, Isco, Sami Khedira, Karim Benzema and Cristiano Ronaldo.
Cruz Azul: Jose de Jesus Corona, Fausto Pinto, Emanuel Loeschbor, Julio Cesar Dominguez, Rogelio Chavez, Alejandro Castro Gerardo Torrado, Hernan Bernardello, Alejandro Vela, Fabian, Mariano Pavone, Anibal Zurdo.
After last win against Almeria by 4–1, Real Madrid became the first club in Europe to win twenty consecutive matches. The vikings broke previous record of 19 back to back wins of Bayern Munich.
Real Madrid winger Cristiano Ronaldo is tasting the best success of his football career this year better than the last. The twenty nine years old footballer have scored 24 goals in 15 games [missing one] in domestic league La Liga and is leading the top goal scorer of Liga BBVA this season. He is also one of the strongest competition to win Ballon D’or this year.
Carlo Ancelotti’s squad have been warned to not expect an easy ride when they compete in this month’s Club World Cup, by winner of 1978 World Cup Argentina coach Luis Menotti. Los Blancos are not five consecutive wins away to set a new world record of most consecutive victories.
The Mexican football club Cruz Azul is playing its first ever FIFA Club World Cup. They qualified for this competition after winning 2013–14 CONCACAF Champions League. On the other hand, Real Madrid are playing their second Club World Cup competition.