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The FIFA Club World Cup kicks off in December. Who are the tournament favourites?

Dean Hall
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The FIFA Club World Cup kicks off in December. Who are the tournament favourites?

From December 12th to 22nd, the 2023 Club World Cup will take place in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. In this tournament, Manchester City and Fluminense will participate for the first time and are considered the main favorites. The European team has odds of 1.3 for success, while the victory of the Brazilian team is estimated at 5. By the way, these teams will start directly in the semifinals.

The winners of the CONCACAF, CAF, and AFC Champions Leagues will attempt to showcase their strengths in the quarterfinals. Another spot in the quarterfinals will be contested by the OFC Champions League winner, Auckland City, and the champion of Saudi Arabia, Al-Ittihad.

The complete list of main favorites for the competition is:

  • Manchester City – 1.3
  • Fluminense – 5.00
  • Al-Ittihad – 11.00
  • Urawa – 20.00
  • Leon – 25.00
  • Al Ahly Cairo – 30.00
  • Auckland City – 300.00

Interestingly, Karim Benzema might play in the Club World Cup for the first time in his career without representing Real Madrid. The renowned French forward has won the Club World Cup trophy five times.

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