Watch: Al Ahly look sharp ahead Seattle Sounders clash

In the FIFA Club World Cup opener, Egypt's Al Ahly beat New Zealand's Auckland City, 3-0, to earn a clash with the tournament's Concacaf representative, the Seattle Sounders, on Saturday. Hussein El Shahat (45+2), Mohamed Sherif (56) and Percy Tau  scored for Al Ahly (86) in Tangier, Morocco.

The Sounders, which will become the first U.S. team to play in a Club World Cup, like Wydad Casablanca and Al-Hilal, which also play Saturday, join at the second round stage. Real Madrid and Flamengo enter at the semifinal stage.

The winner of the Al Ahly-Seattle clash will face Real Madrid.

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