21 December 2019 10:35
LIVERPOOL go head-to-head with Flamengo in the Club World Cup final. The Reds have never won the trophy and find themselves in the showpiece for the first time since defeat to Sao Paolo in 2005. 2 Roberto Firmino's late goal broke Monterrey hearts Credit: Reuters It took a Roberto Firmino strike in injury time to beat Mexican side Monterrey in the semis - and now they'll face the Copa Libertadores winners. Flamengo beat Argentinian side River Plate in a dramatic final back in November, scoring twice in the final minutes. 2 Flamengo's dramatic win in the Copa Libertadores sent them into the CWC Credit: AFP or licensors What time does Liverpool vs Flamengo kick off?
THIS years World Club Cup final is set for Saturday, December 21. It will be held at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha. Kick-off is at 5.30pm UK time. Liverpool beat Monterrey to reach this stage, whilst Flamengo saw off a spirited effort from Saudi Arabian side Al-Hilal. What TV channel is Liverpool vs Flamengo on and can I live stream it free? YOU can catch this game live on free-to-air TV here in the UK. The match will be shown on BBC ONE and BBC ONE HD, with coverage starting at 5.15pm. If you want to stream, head to the BBC iPlayer - but make sure you've got a valid TV licence. What is the team news? VIRGIL VAN DIJK is hopeful of playing after missing the semi-final through illness. Whilst Klopp will likely start with his proffered front trio after resting both Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino against Monterrey. Flamengo have no new injury concerns and could name the same team which brused Al-Hilal aside. Familiar names include former Bayern Munich full-back Rafinha and ex-Chelsea defender Filipe Luis.