Club World Cup final set between Concacaf consultant Tigres, Alphonso Davies’ Bayern Munich

The stage is formally set for the Club World Cup final on Thursday, and the matchup carries loads of intrigue for followers of Concacaf and MLS.

Tigres UANL’s history-making 1-0 win over Palmeiras of their semifinal matchup on Sunday ensures {that a} Concacaf team can have a chance to win the event for the primary time ever and obtain a monumental milestone.

However to do so, they will should top one of many best teams within the world, as German giants Bayern Munich formally clinched their spot within the final with a 2-0 win over Egyptian foe Al Ahly of their Monday semifinal matchup. That implies that a face acquainted to MLS followers can have a chance to assist his team to a different trophy in former Vancouver Whitecaps homegrown star and Bayern Munich defender Alphonso Davies. 

Davies began and played all 90 minutes of Monday’s victory, exhibiting flashes of the dynamic two-way skillset that led to his rise on the world stage last season. Whether or not he will help his membership to some extra silverware as one storyline to maintain a watch on in a matchup that options loads of star energy between Bayern’s perennially loaded lineup and a Tigres side motivated to make extra history, led by in-form French striker Andre- Pierre Gignac.

The final will air Thursday at 1 pm ET on FS1. 

 

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