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Club World Cup: Kashima beat Chivas 3-2, will meet Real Madrid

Kashima Antlers v CD Guadalajara - FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2018

AL AIN, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - DECEMBER 15: Ryota Nagaki of Kashima Antlers celebrates after scoring his team’s first goal during the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2018 Second round match between Kashima Antlers and CD Guadalajara at the Hazza bin Zayed Stadium on December 15, 2018 in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Francois Nel/Getty Images)

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AL AIN, United Arab Emirates (AP) Japanese side Kashima Antlers beat Chivas of Mexico 3-2 on Saturday, advancing to a semifinal against Real Madrid at the Club World Cup.

Ryota Nagaki canceled out Angel Zaldivar’s early goal for Chivas and Kashima took the lead when Serginho converted a penalty in the 69th minute.

Hiroki Abe assured the win with a goal in the 84th before Hugo Leonardo scored an own goal in stoppage time.

Kashima will play Madrid on Wednesday.

Madrid needed extra time to beat Kashima 4-2 in the 2016 final of the Club World Cup.

Also, Al Ain FC beat Esperance Sportive de Tunis 3-0, setting up the other semifinal with South American champion River Plate on Tuesday.