Club World Cup: Palmeiras 0-1 Tigres -Pierre Gignac scores winner

Club World Cup: Palmeiras 0-1 Tigres -Pierre Gignac scores winner

Tigres became the first Mexican side to reach the Club World Cup final with a surprise victory over Copa Libertadores champions Palmeiras of Brazil.

French striker Andre-Pierre Gignac, 35, netted his third goal of the tournament by stroking in Tigres’ winner from the penalty spot in the second half.

Tigres will face either Champions League winners Bayern Munich or Egypt’s Al Ahly in the final.

Their semi-final is live on iPlayer and BBC Red Button on Monday (18:00 GMT).

The match is also on the BBC Sport website, along with live text commentary.

Tigres become the first side from Concacaf – the federation representing North America, Central America and the Caribbean – to reach the final.

Line-ups

Palmeiras

Formation 4-1-4-1

  • 1Pereira da Silva
  • 2Rocha AquinoSubstituted forRocha de Oliveiraat 72′minutes
  • 13Garcia TeixeiraBooked at 52mins
  • 15Gómez
  • 17Viña
  • 28dos Santos de OliveiraSubstituted forMelo de Carvalhoat 57′minutes
  • 25Vinicius MeninoBooked at 32minsSubstituted forGomes de Siqueiraat 62′minutes
  • 23Cavalcante VeigaSubstituted forFurtado Scarpaat 73′minutes
  • 8VivianSubstituted forde Paula Carreiroat 57′minutes
  • 11da Silva Barbosa
  • 10de Souza da Silva

Substitutes

  • 3Santos
  • 4Kuscevic
  • 5de Paula Carreiro
  • 6Empereur
  • 12Rocha de Oliveira
  • 14Furtado Scarpa
  • 16Esteves Souza
  • 20Araujo Lima
  • 22dos Santos
  • 24Silvestre da Costa
  • 29Gomes de Siqueira
  • 30Melo de Carvalho

Tigres

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1GuzmánBooked at 84mins
  • 28Rodríguez
  • 13Reyes
  • 3Salcedo
  • 29DueñasSubstituted forMezaat 86′minutes
  • 20AquinoBooked at 45minsSubstituted forSierraat 90+2′minutes
  • 5De Souza Pereira
  • 19Pizarro
  • 23QuiñonesSubstituted forFulgencioat 87′minutes
  • 32González
  • 10Gignac

Substitutes

  • 4Ayala
  • 8Sierra
  • 14Sánchez
  • 17Fernández
  • 18Cruz
  • 21Meza
  • 22Fulgencio
  • 33Quiñones
  • 35Chávez
  • 43Ávalos
  • 50Delgado
  • 52Ogama Vendrechovski

Live Text

  1. Match ends, Palmeiras 0, Tigres 1.

  2. Second Half ends, Palmeiras 0, Tigres 1.

  3. Attempt missed. Gustavo Scarpa (Palmeiras) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Gustavo Gómez.

  4. Attempt missed. Weverton (Palmeiras) header from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Gustavo Scarpa with a cross following a corner.

  5. Corner, Palmeiras. Conceded by Diego Reyes.

  6. Attempt blocked. Matias Viña (Palmeiras) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  7. Patrick de Paula (Palmeiras) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  8. Foul by Carlos González (Tigres).

  9. Substitution, Tigres. Jordan Sierra replaces Javier Aquino.

  10. Foul by André-Pierre Gignac (Tigres).

  11. Luan Garcia (Palmeiras) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  12. Attempt blocked. Gustavo Scarpa (Palmeiras) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Luiz Adriano.

  13. Substitution, Tigres. Raymundo Fulgencio replaces Luis Quiñones.

  14. Substitution, Tigres. Francisco Meza replaces Jesús Dueñas.

  15. Foul by Carlos González (Tigres).

  16. Luan Garcia (Palmeiras) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  17. Nahuel Guzmán (Tigres) is shown the yellow card.

  18. Attempt missed. Luiz Adriano (Palmeiras) right footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Willian.

  19. Javier Aquino (Tigres) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  20. Foul by Matias Viña (Palmeiras).

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