UANL Tigres (MEX) advanced to their first semi-final in a FIFA Club World Cup, after defeating Ulsan Hyundai (KOR) 2-1.
The Korean team was very difficult for the Tigers in the first half. Kim Kee-hee (KOR) struck the first blow at 24 ‘to put Ulsan up 1-0.
After that goal, Tigres got more into the game. Gignac (FRA) had a good free kick. On the next play Guido Pizarro (ARG) had a shot saved by Jo Hyeon-woo (KOR) and on the subsequent corner kick Pierre-André Gignac (FRA) managed to get off his mark and the Tigres scored on a good prepared play, at 38 ‘.
Gignac scored again, in the compensation time of the first half. This time he scored a penalty due to a handball.
The Mexican team will now play against Palmeiras (BRA), Copa Libertadores Champion.