Atlante and Pohang Steelers advance to semifinals

[CLUB WORLD CUP] Atlante of Mexico and the Pohang Steelers of South Korea moved into the semifinals of the Club World Cup in Abu Dhabi. Atlante defeated New Zealand's Auckland City, 3-0, while Pohang got two second-half goals from Brazilian striker Denilson in a 2-1 victory over Congolese club TP Mazembe.

Daniel Arreola, Christian Bermudez and Lucas Silva scored for Atlante, the Concacaf Champions League champion. It meets Barcelona in Wednesday's semifinals.

Denilson spent six years with various clubs in the UAE before joining the Steelers, who meet Estudiantes on Tuesday.

 

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