The Spanish side defeated Japanese club Kashima 3-1 in their match on Wednesday. Gareth Bale scored all the three goals for Real Madrid in this encounter Spanish La Liga giants Real Madrid have qualified for the final of this year’s Club World Cup after defeating Japanese club Kashima 3-1 on Wednesday evening, December 19.
Gareth Bale was on fire for Real Madrid in this encounter scoring three goals and thereby becoming the third player to score a Club World Cup hat-trick. Barcelona star Luis Suarez and Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo are the other two players who have scored hat-trick in the Club World Cup.
Only three players have scored a Club World Cup hat-trick:
🎩 Cristiano Ronaldo
🎩 Luis Suárez
🎩 Gareth Bale
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Bale scored his three goals in the 44th, 53rd, 55th minute respectively as Shoma Doi netted the only goal for Kashima in the 78th minute. Real Madrid are now on course to secure a third consecutive title to follow up their hat-trick of Champions League crowns.
Los Blancos will take on UAE side Al Ain in the final on Saturday after they beat River Plate on penalties on Tuesday night, December 18.
Earlier, Newstimebell had reported how Keylor Navas who is Real Madrid’s goalkeeper made it clear that the Spanish giants are missing the services of Portugal international Cristiano Ronaldo.
This comes after Los Blancos’ embarrassing defeat against Russian club CSKA Moscow in the UEFA Champions League.