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El Real Madrid gana su segunda Intercontinental

On this day, Real Madrid won their second Intercontinental Cup

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NEWS | 01/12/2020

Real Madrid were crowned world champions in 1998 after beating Vasco de Gama.
On 1 December 1998, Real Madrid won the second of their seven world championship titles by beating Vasco de Gama in the Intercontinental Cup. The game was played at the National Stadium in Tokyo and Raúl was the star man in a historic moment for Real Madrid with el gol del aguanís. The striker won the match in the final minutes, dribbling into the area up against two opponents that he left on the ground before scoring the winning goal.
 
Earlier, the team coached by Guus Hiddink had taken the lead thanks to an own goal. Roberto Carlos crossed from the left and Nasa, in his attempt to clear, turned the ball into his own goal. After the break, the Brazilians levelled the score through Juninho, but Raúl settled the game with a famous goal.

MATCH INFO:
2-Real Madrid: Illgner, Panucci, Fernando Sanz, Hierro, Sanchís, Roberto Carlos, Savio (Suker, 90’), Redondo, Seedorf, Mijatovic (Jarni, 86’) and Raúl.
1-Vasco de Gama: Carlos Germano, Vágner (Vítor, 81’), Odvan, Mauro Galvao, Felipe, Nasa, Juninho, Luizinho (Guilherme, 86’), Ramón (Válber, 89’), Donizete and Luizao.

Goals:
1-0 (min. 25): Nasa (o.g).
1-1 (min. 56): Juninho.
2-1 (min. 83): Raúl.

Stadium: National Stadium in Tokyo (Japan)
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