Bayern vs.Tigres: who carries the day on Thursday

Bayern Munich take on Tigres in the Club World Cup final on Thursday evening, with the German outfit looking to lift the trophy for the second time in their history.

In their way stand a side who have already won two games in the competition this season, beating Ulsan Hyundai and Palmeiras to reach their first ever Club World Cup final.
The Bavarian side face a quick turnaround in Qatar, having beaten Al Ahly in the semi-final on Monday evening.
Robert Lewandowski netted a brace to see Hansi Flick’s side beat the CAF Champions League winners 2-0, giving them an early lead with a close-range finish, before he headed in a second goal from a Leroy Sane cross late on in the match.
They qualified for this year’s Club World Cup thanks to their first Champions League win since 2013, with a 1-0 triumph over Paris Saint-Germain in the final in August.

Bayern Munich n search of a double

The game in Lisbon remained goalless for 60 minutes, until Kingsley Coman headed past Keylor Navas to seal the game for the German giants, and secure their sixth Champions League trophy.
That result followed a dominant run in the tournament, having comfortably beaten all the sides who stood in their way on their path to the final.
The Bavarians eased through the group stage, winning all six games, including a 7-2 thrashing of Tottenham Hotspur away from home.
Bayern come into this match on a run of six successive wins across all competitions, including four clean sheets in their last five.

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The side from Mexico come into this game having won two matches to get to the final.
Firstly, Ricardo Ferretti’s men came from behind to beat South Korean side Ulsan Hyundai 2-1, when an Andre-Pierre Gignac brace overturned an early Ulsan goal through Kim Kee-Hee.

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