Real Madrid boss Santiago Solari mentioned his aspect’s three consecutive Club World Cup titles will likely be troublesome to repeat after Saturday’s Four-1 last victory over hosts Al Ain in Abu Dhabi.
Al Ain had two early probabilities however as soon as Luka Modric curled Madrid forward they strolled on to victory thanks to Marcos Llorente, Sergio Ramos and a Yahia Nader own-goal, with Al Ain’s Tsukasa Shiotani getting a late comfort for the hosts
“We’re all very blissful,” Solari mentioned on the post-game information convention. “The reward for these [CWC titles] goes to the gamers, and it places a brooch on a marvellous interval of the Champions Leagues titles. Now they’ve added a 3rd consecutive Club World Cup.
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“That will likely be troublesome to repeat. We would like to proceed for certain. However this group of gamers have made historical past. The group is used to repeating successes, this membership is.
“They understand how troublesome it’s to win issues. We confirmed seriousness on this match. There can at all times be surprises in soccer, and so they [Al Ain] nearly scored firstly.
“We stored enjoying and scored on the vital moments.”
Having turn into simply the fifth individual to win a Club World Cup/Intercontinental Cup winners medal as each participant and coach, Solari most popular to share the glory with all these chargeable for this period of Madrid’s success — particularly earlier supervisor Zinedine Zidane.
“The gamers deserve this, they have right here by working so arduous and successful so many trophies,” he mentioned. “It’s for the membership and the gamers specifically, and different coaches, like Zidane, who have to be congratulated like all of the others who’ve labored and maintain working for the membership.
“It will likely be troublesome for anybody to equal this.”