12 Dec Sometimes you win, sometimes you learn
Sometimes you win and other times you learn. Mamelodi Sundowns will want to remember this following their disappointment in their FIFA Club World Cup opener.
Sundowns lost 2-0 to Kashima Antlers in their World Cup quarter final after the Brazilians had the Japanese side under pressure for most of the first half. Masandawana, unfortunately, failed to take their goal scoring chances and were punished in the second period.
The African champions will now face Jeonbuk Hyundai in the fifth place play-off match on Wednesday, December 14, at 09:30 on World buy valacyclovir 1000 mg Football (channel 245).
Jeonbuk were beaten by Club America 2-1, who advanced to the semi-finals to face European champions Real Madrid. That semi-final will be on Thursday, December 15, at 12:30 on World Football (245).
The other semi-final, between Kashima and South American champions Atletico Nacional will be on Wednesday at 12:30 on World Football.
There is a lot of football still to be played as Sundowns will want to prove themselves against Jeonbuk.
The final and the third place matches will be played on Sunday, December 18, at 09:30 and 12:30 respectively.
Can Cristiano Ronaldo and his Madrid side go past Club America and make it to the final? Or will the Mexican side cause an upset against the star-studded Los Blancos?
Will Atletico Nacional get the job done against the team that beat Sundowns? Or will Kashima surprise the footballing world and go all the way?
Catch all the action live on StarSat to find out.