Designed to simulate extinction Intercontinental Cup That I encountered European champion however South America, The clubs World Cup There were some exceptions to surprising teams ‘breaking away’ from coordination by infiltrating Final Without expecting.
In 15 copies since 2005, Only 4 times have been played Finals not facing UEFA and Conmebol representatives And in 2 of those four, the surprises had the house edge.
Away from this Tigres is the first Mexican team To reach prof the end of the worldAnd well CONCACAF, That the confederation I had never had an actor until the 2020 release In title dispute.
After elimination Palm trees, The U Nuevo Leon Join our hand-picked list of “surprise” teams in FIFA Club World Cup Final, And who gave the bell to reach the title duel.
MAZEMBE has been a pioneer for ten years
The leader in this type of situation is Congo MazembeThat weird African team that arrived at 2010 Club World Cup That was played in Arab Emirates.
over there It gave an account to Pachuca in the quarter-finals 1-0 after that The semi-finals Defeated Inter from Porto Alegre 2-0 And that’s it In the final, they lost 3-0 to Inter Milan.
Three local guests made it to the final
In the 2013 edition, it was Please oval from Morocco, West, sunset The person who made an achievement in reaching Final And do this as a guest team. Unlike TP Mazembe That started its way on Rooms, The Please do so from the Elimination Round 2-1 defeat in Auckland city from New Zealand.
at The quarter-finals beat Rayados 2-1, At the same time The semi-finals Defeated Atletico Minero 3-1. Already in He lost the final to Bayern 0-2, Considering that year clubs World Cup It was meticulously crafted in Morocco, West, sunset.
The rule was repeated exactly three years later, in 2016, when Kashima Antlers from Japan (The team is invited to be a local), he also started his way from the first round, Eliminated from Auckland City 2-1.
In the second round he won 2–0 Mamelodi Sun Downs from South Africa, At the same time The semi-finals crush National Sports from Colombia 3-0. at He lost the final to Real Madrid 2-4 In a game that lasted until overtime.
The same thing happened with the 2018 edition, which was held at Arab Emirates united With th Al-AinClub is invited because it’s from the host country. In the first round he came out Wellington from New Zealand With fines 4-3; In the second round he thrashed Amal from Tunisia 3-0, while in The semi-finals very He defeated River Plate on penalties 5-4. Already in the final, he lost to Real Madrid by winning 1-4.
This is how Tigers It is the fifth team that does not belong to UEFA Nor for Konmebol, To reach prof FIFA Club World Cup Final. Could a bad fifth team not have, for the first time, a team outside of those federations to win the title?