Club World Cup: Al Ahly beat Seattle Sounders to set up Real Madrid meeting

Mohamed Magdy of Al Ahly celebrates after scoring his team's winning goal against Seattle Sounders in the FIFA Club World Cup in Morocco.
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Egyptian side Al Ahly will play Real Madrid in the semi-finals of the FIFA Club World Cup after edging out Seattle Sounders in Morocco on Saturday.

The African champions came out on top against the Sounders, the first MLS side ever to play in the Club World Cup, thanks to a late goal by Mohamed Magdy.

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Ben Hayward
Weekend editor

Ben Hayward is the Weekend Editor of FourFourTwo. A European football writer and Tottenham Hotspur fan with over 15 years’ experience, he has covered games all over the world - including three World Cups, several Champions League finals, Euros, Copa America - and has spent much of that time in Spain. Ben speaks English and Spanish, currently dividing his time between Barcelona and London, covering all the big talking points of the weekend on FFT: he’s also written several list features and interviewed Guglielmo Vicario for the magazine.