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Chelsea could face UAE’s Al Jazira in the Fifa Club World Cup. Read All about it

The Club World Cup is here! Which matches are you going to see?

Champions League winners, Chelsea, will be travelling to the UAE to compete in the prestigious FIFA Club World Cup, vying for the title of the best club in the world. As Champions League winners, the blues will battle against conquerors of other footballing continents, including UAE-based Al Jazira Club, for overall supremacy.

Chelsea was handed a bye into the semi-finals and currently await an opponent. Only Brazilian side Palmeiras are in the final four alongside them, although they will not play them. This boils down to the remaining teams which could be UAE outfit Al Jazira Club, Egyptian side Al Ahly or Auckland City from New Zealand. So much uncertainty, but certainly exciting.

Without further ado, we blow the whistle on what you need to know before the tourney starts – 

Dates:
The tournament runs between February 3 and February 12, 2022.

Teams:

Chelsea (UEFA) – 2021 Champions League winners

Palmeiras (CONMEBOL) – 2021 Copa Libertadores winners

Al Hilal (AFC) – 2021 AFC Champions League winners

Al Alhy (CAF) – 2020/21 CAF Champions Leaguw winners

Monterrey (CONCACAF) – 2021 CONCACAF Champions League winners

Auckland City (OFC) – Nominated by OFC

Al Jazira (AFC – hosts) – 2020/21 UAE Pro League winners.

Stadiums:

Mohammed bin Zayed Stadium (Abu Dhabi)

Al Nahyan Stadium (Abu Dhabi)

Fixtures:

Let us know which game you find most interesting.

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