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December 9, 2012 5:30 AM EST
Toyota Stadium — Toyota
Referee:‬ C. Vera‎
Attendance:‬ 27314‎
 
   
 
 

Player Ratings: Sanfrecce Hiroshima 1-2 Al-Ahly

Goal.com rates the performances from the FIFA Club World Cup, as the African champion progressed to the tournament semifinal after a win over the host club.

  • Shusaku Nishikawa
    1
    0
    2.00

    Shusaku Nishikawa

    Seriously injured his left cheek in an early play and taken off the pitch

  • Hiroki Mizumoto
    0
    0
    3.00

    Hiroki Mizumoto

    Proactively participated in the attack and helped to set up the tying goal, also shined in 1-on-1 defending.

  • Kazuhiko Chiba
    0
    1
    2.50

    Kazuhiko Chiba

    Was great in passing and sending long balls, but played poorly on defense and didn't cover the space behind him well.

  • Ryota Moriwaki
    0
    0
    2.50

    Ryota Moriwaki

    Substituted off at half-time and had little to show for his performance.

  • Toshihiro Aoyama
    0
    0
    2.50

    Toshihiro Aoyama

    Wasn't afraid of holding the ball and acting as a playmaker but his influence slowly declined.

  • Koji Morisaki
    0
    0
    2.50

    Koji Morisaki

    Made several mistakes in the first half but grew into the game and contributed to the Sanfrecce attack.

  • Kazuyuki Morisaki
    1
    0
    2.50

    Kazuyuki Morisaki

    Helped press against Al Ahly with his passing and did much to cut off their counterattacks.

  • Mihael Mikić
    2
    0
    3.00

    Mihael Mikić

    Didn't get a chance to run with the ball but often beat out the defenders to win it on the side.

  • Kohei Shimizu
    0
    0
    3.00

    Kohei Shimizu

    Was often put into a position of having to win fierce struggles on the ball. Disappeared at times but generally won his battles.

  • Yojiro Takahagi
    0
    0
    3.00

    Yojiro Takahagi

    Struggled at times with narrow space but as the match went on set up several combination plays and sent many great passes to Sato.

  • Hisato Sato
    0
    2
    3.00

    Hisato Sato

    Showed skill and cleverness in his first-half goal, but his teammates relied on him too much in the second half, and he missed several great scoring opportunities.

Substitutions

  • Takuya Masuda
    0
    0
    2.50

    Takuya Masuda

    Was put in a tough spot but avoided too many huge mistakes and contributed to Sanfrecce's style with his passing

  • Seok-Ho Hwang
    0
    0
    2.50

    Seok-Ho Hwang

    Worked hard on the physical end and did what he had to do.

  • Satoru Yamagishi
    0
    0
    2.00

    Satoru Yamagishi

    Unable to make an impact as a late sub

  • ekramy
    5
    0
    3.00

    ekramy

    Was responsible for Sanfrecce's lone goal, but played at a good level in the rest of time and saved many chances

  • Wael Gomaa
    6
    0
    3.50

    Wael Gomaa

    Starred at defense as he kept Hisato Sato from wreaking havoc.

  • Ahmed Shedid
    4
    2
    1.50

    Ahmed Shedid

    Poor effort caused weakness on the team's left side, which Sanfrecce striker Mihael Mikic often took advantage.

  • Mohammad Naguib
    5
    1
    1.50

    Mohammad Naguib

    After injuring his back in training, had one of his worst-ever outings for the club.

  • Ahmed Fathy
    6
    0
    3.50

    Ahmed Fathy

    With two assists and many more well-placed crosses, Fathy was the cornerstone of his side's attack.

  • Waleed Soliman
    3
    2
    1.00

    Waleed Soliman Flop of the Match

    Disappeared for much of the game and was Al-Ahly's worst player of the match.

  • Hossam Ghaly
    5
    0
    2.50

    Hossam Ghaly

    Did well in controlling the center of the pitch; Al-Ahly was worse for the wear after he left following his injury on the half hour.

  • ashour
    5
    0
    2.50

    ashour

    An average performance from the midfielder.

  • Abdulla Ali Saeed
    0
    0
    3.00

    Abdulla Ali Saeed

    Had a tactical role in the game when he switched to a defensive midfielder position in the wake of Ghaly's injury.

  • Gedo
    5
    0
    2.50

    Gedo

    Played competently but didn't pressure the Sanfrecce goal.

  • Al-Sayed Hamdy
    5
    0
    4.00

    Al-Sayed Hamdy Top of the Match

    Scored the opening goal and gave a glittering performance in his first-ever Club World Cup.

Substitutions

  • Mohamed Barakat
    5
    0
    2.00

    Mohamed Barakat

    Unable to make an impact as a late sub

  • Mohammed Abu Trika
    5
    1
    4.00

    Mohammed Abu Trika

    Changed the entire match by scoring as a second-half substitute, a goal that ended up being the game-winning strike.

  • Mahmoud Hassan
    3
    0
    2.00

    Mahmoud Hassan

    Unable to make an impact as a late sub

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