Gremio v. Madrid: it’s 11 versus 11

December 14, 2017

World club semi final super sub, Everton, of Brazilian side, Gremio, is in the seventh-heaven, and one can hardly fault him!

He came off the bench to lead his team past tough Mexican side, Pachuka, to make a berth at the grande finale to meet world best Cristiano Ronaldo’s Real Madrid, Saturday.

Los Blancos themselves had to dig deep to recover from an early deficit in order to quell the defiance of Al Jazira.

Inspite of dominating, the European champions found themselves behind at the break thanks to a well-taken Romarinho goal, needing Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale to secure passage in the second half, setting up the big match with Brazil’s Gremio, whose supersub, Everton, insists chances are even.

 

“It’s the final we’ve been dreaming about since the season started and since the Libertadores,” he explained.

“It’s the final we want.

“We know they’re massive stars of world football, but on the pitch it’s 11 versus 11 and let’s just see who wins. …”

EDITED FROM: fifa.com


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