NEWS | 18/12/2018Real Madrid beat Kashima Antlers in the final of the tournament, which was played in Japan.
In the final, Benzema opened the scoring before the Japanese turned things around with a goal just before the break and another on the restart, but Cristiano Ronaldo equalised from the penalty spot, taking the game in to extra time. Two more goals from the Portuguese forward in extra time saw Real Madrid become the first five-time world champion.
4- Real Madrid: Navas, Carvajal, Ramos (Nacho, 108’), Varane, Marcelo, Modric (Kovacic, 106’), Casemiro, Kroos, Lucas Vázquez (81’), Benzema (Morata, 80’) and Cristiano Ronaldo (Morata, 112’).
2- Kashima Antlers: Sogahata, Shoji, Nagaki (Akasaki, 114’), Shoma (Yuma, 88’), Shibasaki, Yamamoto, Daigo, Ueda, Endo (Ito, 102’), Mu and Ogasawara (Fabricio, 67’).
1-0 (min. 9): Benzema.
1-1 (min. 44): Shibasaki.
1-2 (min. 52): Shibasaki.
2-2 (min. 60): Cristiano Ronaldo (pen).
3-2 (min. 97): Cristiano Ronaldo.
4-2 (min. 104): Cristiano Ronaldo.
Stadium: Yokohama International Stadium (Japan).