Europe against South America, again favorites for the final of Club World Cup
One more year Club World Cup will close the year of international competitions in the world of football. In this 2018, It will be held in Abu Dhabi and as always, European champions, Asia, Africa , Oceania, Central and North America, the local league champion and the host country South American champions, which was the last to arrive in the atypical final it was held at the Santiago Bernabeu in Spain, in the middle of Europe.
Or what is the same, the Spanish champion Real Madrid Champions UEFA, Kashima Antlers Japanese champion of the Asian Champions League, Team Wellington Oceania champion New Zealand, Chivas Guadalajara Mexican CONCACAF champion, Espérance Sportive de Tunis the champion of Africa, Al-Ain as champion UAE, organizer and River Plate country as Cup champion Libertadores and only a few days that sealed his move to the World Club ago.
A tournament starts 12 but in which the favorites, River Plate and Real Madrid, They will not come until next 18 Y 19 from December respectively, when both come straight to semifinals. Something bound to assume they are the two strongest teams in the tournament, It makes the end favorite is once again which faces Europe against South America.
And is that if we talk about numbers, only three times in 14 tournaments a team from outside Europe or South America reached the final of the FIFA Club World Cup (2010, 2013, 2016), so it is not surprising that the Spanish giant Real Madrid and Argentina's River Plate power are the only teams bookmakers give to have a chance to fight for the title in the tournament according talked with Sascha Paruk of SportsBettingDime.com. Real Madrid has a chance of -350 to win, while River Plate has +300. Far behind them is the Chivas of Mexico in a distant +2500.
Some data show that Club World Cup It is far from proclaiming the world champion since all data as shown, only two of the participating teams tend to keep up and usually, Europeans always seem to win. But the system is mounted well .