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December 16, 2012 10:30 AM EAT
Nissan Stadium — Yokohama
Referee:‬ P. O'Leary‎
Attendance:‬ 56301‎
 
   
 
 

Player Ratings: Al-Ahly 0-2 Monterrey

Cesar Delgado became the first player on a Mexican club to notch three goals in a single CWC.

By Eric Gomez

  • Abou ALsood
    0
    0
    2.00

    Abou ALsood

    Responsible for the game's first goal, second goal was out of his hands.

  •  Rami Rabia
    0
    0
    3.00

    Rami Rabia

    Did well in new position as defensive midfielder, holding Ayovi mostly away from goal.

  • Wael Gomaa
    0
    0
    2.00

    Wael Gomaa

    Missed the offside trap that could have prevented Monterrey's first goal.

  • Mohammad Naguib
    0
    0
    2.50

    Mohammad Naguib

    Failed in marking Delgado for most of the match which led to chances.

  • Ahmed Fathy
    0
    0
    3.00

    Ahmed Fathy

    Average performance if not for some strong attacking play early in the first half.

  • Waleed Soliman
    0
    0
    2.50

    Waleed Soliman

    Ineffective in possession, gave away too many balls in failed passes.

  • Sayed Moawad
    0
    0
    1.50

    Sayed Moawad

    Defender was hampered by injury throughout the tournament, costly mistake led to game's first goal.

  • Mohammed Abu Trika
    0
    0
    3.50

    Mohammed Abu Trika

    Clearly the team's most dangerous attacker, ran into a wall of saves by Orozco.

  • Abdulla Ali Saeed
    0
    0
    1.50

    Abdulla Ali Saeed

    Missed out on key opportunities that could have leveled the game. Flopped throughout the tournament.

  • ashour
    0
    0
    3.00

    ashour

    Tenacious tackler in midfield, had a decent partnership with Hesham.

  • Emad Moteab
    0
    0
    2.50

    Emad Moteab

    Missed a pair of clear-cut chances that could have changed the game.

Substitutions

  • Mohamed Barakat
    0
    0
    3.00

    Mohamed Barakat

    Did not have the expected impact up front for the African champs.

  • Gedo
    0
    0
    2.50

    Gedo

    Late sub with little impact.

  • Al-Sayed Hamdy
    0
    0
    2.50

    Al-Sayed Hamdy

    Disappeared for large stretches, only had one clear chance.

  • Jonathan Emmanuel Orozco
    0
    0
    4.50

    Jonathan Emmanuel Orozco

    Orozco was spectacular in goal and kept Al-Ahly off the board during critical lapses in the match.

  • S. Meza
    0
    0
    2.50

    S. Meza

    A springboard for most Al-Ahly attacks on the wing throughout the game.

  • Ricardo Osorio
    0
    0
    2.50

    Ricardo Osorio

    Mostly unnoticed offensively, was attacked throughout by wingers.

  • D. Chavez
    0
    0
    2.50

    D. Chavez

    Didn't attack or defend as much as Monterrey fans are used to seeing the former Atlas man do.

  • W. Ayoví
    0
    0
    3.00

    W. Ayoví

    Forced Al-Ahly to go through the wings to mount their attacks.

  • José María Basanta
    0
    0
    3.00

    José María Basanta

    Alongside Mier, did mostly okay to keep attack at bay.

  • H. Mier
    0
    0
    3.00

    H. Mier

    Did well to block attacks in the middle most of the match.

  • J. Corona
    0
    0
    3.50

    J. Corona

    A breakout tournament for the CWC's biggest surprise. Expect him in Europe soon.

  • Neri Raúl Cardozo
    0
    0
    3.00

    Neri Raúl Cardozo

    Steady in midfield, provided an outlet for Monterrey's counterattacking.

  • A. De Nigris
    0
    0
    3.00

    A. De Nigris

    Served as decoy for Delgado and Corona to filter in attack.

  • César Fabián Delgado
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    0
    4.00

    César Fabián Delgado

    Becomes first player on a Mexican team to score three goals in a single CWC.

Substitutions

  • H. Morales
    0
    0
    3.00

    H. Morales

    Defensive sub put in towards the end of the match.

  • E. Solís
    0
    0
    3.00

    E. Solís

    Came on late for Neri Cardozo.

  • A. Carreño
    0
    0
    2.50

    A. Carreño

    Played out of position as a sub, but did not make any glaring mistakes.

Results
Play-offs
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Player Ratings
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Rank/Player Position Team Rating
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Top Scorers
Player   Goals Penalties
Darío Conca Darío Conca
Midfielder
Fluminense
2 1
Ronaldinho Ronaldinho
Midfielder
Atletico Mineiro
2 0
César Fabián Delgado César Fabián Delgado
Midfielder
Monterrey
2 0
Mouhssine Iajour Mouhssine Iajour
Striker
Raja Casablanca
2 0
H. Suazo H. Suazo
Striker
Monterrey
1 1