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Real Madrid are the favourites to win the Club World Cup this seasonReuters

Real Madrid take on CONCACAF champions Cruz Azul in the semifinals of the Club World Cup at the Grand Stade de Marrakech in Morocco on Tuesday.

Although the Los Blancos are playing in the Club World Cup for only the second time, they are the heavy favourites to progress to the final and win the competition.

The last time they played in the Club World Cup was in 2000, where they finished in fourth place. However, this time around, Real Madrid will certainly do much better in the competition considering the sheer strength of their squad.

Real Madrid are also high on confidence as they are currently four points clear at the top of the La Liga, and are on a 20-match unbeaten streak.

Although Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti admits that the Club World Cup will certainly not be a walk in the park, he feels winning the competition would be a perfect ending to a "completely unforgettable year."

"We have put in a great effort to get here, but all of the teams have put in a great effort to get here as they are all champions," Ancelotti told Goal. "To us, winning this competition would be extremely special. It would be the end of a completely unforgettable year.

"I think it would make it a very special year for all of us. The year isn't finished yet, we have this very important tournament now, and we are very excited."

Meanwhile, Mexican champions Cruz Azul will be hoping to continue their progress in the Club World Cup despite being drawn against one of the best teams on the planet.

However, Cruz Azul will have to be better against Real Madrid on Tuesday, as they were extremely lucky to beat A-League Western Sydney in the last round on Saturday.

Although Real Madrid are the clear favourites to win the Club World Cup, Cruz Azul coach Luis Fernando Tena insists that his side are not going to be pushovers.

"Now we're looking forward to facing Real Madrid, who are probably the best team in the world right now," Tena told Goal. "Of course, they're the favourites but there are always surprises in football."

Where to Watch Live

The match is set for a 12:00pm IST (6.30pm GST, 1:30 pm ET) start with live coverage on Sony Six HD. The action can also be watched via live streaming online in India on Livsports.

Unfortunately there will be no coverage of the match in the UK. Catch the action in the US on TV on Fox Sports 1, while the game can also be Live Streamed online on Fox Sports Go.

Audience in the Middle East and North Africa can watch the game via live streaming online on Bein Sports Connect, while Australia viewers can live stream the match Fox Sports Play.

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