Pep Guardiola, the coach of Manchester City, is filled with enthusiasm regarding the upcoming FIFA Club World Cup, perceiving it as a remarkable chance for his team to accomplish something unprecedented. With a hectic holiday season on the horizon, City will confront Red Star Belgrade in the UEFA Champions League before welcoming Crystal Palace. Following that, on December 19, they will commence their journey in the Club World Cup, taking place in Saudi Arabia.
Having already guided Manchester City to their inaugural Champions League victory last season, Guardiola is now aiming for further achievements and records for the club. He recognizes that participating in the Club World Cup is a challenging task, especially considering that the club has never experienced it before. Nevertheless, he is resolute in his determination to excel and fully capitalize on this chance.
The team that City will face in the semi-finals will be determined once Leon takes on Urawa Red Diamonds. You can watch the match live on TNT Sports 1 and discovery+ on December 15. Al Ittihad, a Saudi Arabian team, has already secured a spot in the next round after defeating Auckland City 3-0. Their next opponent will be Al Ahly, and the team that emerges victorious will then proceed to face Fluminense from Brazil in the first semi-final scheduled for December 18.
The semi-final match of City will be aired live on TNT Sports on December 19 at 18:00 UK time. The ultimate game will occur on December 22, and it will also be broadcasted live on TNT Sports and discovery+.
Fans have the opportunity to watch all seven matches of the FIFA Club World Cup 2023 on TNT Sports, and for an uninterrupted viewing experience, ad-free coverage is accessible on discovery+.