Club America and Chinese Guangzhou Evergrande face in the quarter-finals of the World Club of Japan, a shock to the team that will face FC Barcelona in the semifinals.
The Eagles and Cantonese in Osaka face their first match in this year's Intercontinental competition, hoping to compete against the big favorite of the World Club Cup and qualify for a quest that leads them to the final.
America participated in the meeting for the second time after winning the Champions League CONCACAF, although arrives to competition after an uneven track record in the Apertura and fall in semifinals.
The team led by Ignacio Ambriz aims to improve their fourth place in the 2006 World Club Cup, and it has the Argentine Dario Benedetto and Mexican Oribe Peralta as offensive references and with a style of play based on the order and intensity.
"I look forward very much to overcome what I did as a player and get to the final," Ambriz, who recalled that his participation in the World Club Cup 15 years ago with the shirt of Necaxa, with which he managed to win on penalties at Real Madrid said and stay in third position.
Ambriz has low defensive sensitive means Güémez, who is out of the pitch for four to six months by the fractured tibia suffered in the last match played against Pumas 6th.
The Asian champions, meanwhile, arrives in Japan with the aim of improving the fourth place he achieved in his only appearance in 2013, and a staff with a strong Brazilian accent who has lived a move by the notorious season changes on the bench.
The exseleccionador of Canarinhos, Luiz Felipe Scolari, directs Cantonese team since the dismissal in June of former player of Real Madrid Fabio Cannavaro, and has in its ranks veteran attackers Robinho and Ricardo Goulart and Elkesson.
Paulinho, another Brazilian stars Guangzhou, you know what is to lift the Club World Cup title in Japan, as part of the Corinthians that gave the stroke in 2012 by winning the final in Yokohama Chelsea.