A goal from Mohammed Aboutrika was the difference as the Egyptian side ran out 2-1 winners over their J.League opponents Sanfrecce Hiroshima. You can see the goals below...
Players from Monterrey, Al-Ahly, Corinthians, Sanfrecce Hiroshima and Ulsan Hyundai all feature in in our list of players to keep an eye on in Japan; apart from those playing for Chelsea of course.
The J.League champions qualify as hosts and the technically gifted side face Auckland City of New Zealand in the opening play-off fixture. What should you expect from the Japanese champions?
The New Zealanders are now entering their fourth ever Club World Cup making them the joint record holders with Al Ahly of Egypt. So what can you expect from the North Island side with a touch of Spanish flair?