Fluminense will square off against Al Ahly Cairo at the King Abdullah Sports City in the semi-finals of the 2023 FIFA Club World Cup on Monday.
Fluminense are on a poor run of form as they’re approaching this clash after defeats from Gremio and Palmeiras.
Al Ahly Cairo, on the other hand, are approaching the match in a good mood after claiming a 3-1 win in FIFA Club World Championship against Al Ittihad Jeddah extending their unbeaten streak to 9 matches, however, Al Ahly Cairo have been performing poorly in defense lately as they have been conceding goals for 6 consecutive away matches now.
Fluminense are on a losing streak – they have lost to Gremio and Palmeiras in their previous 2 matches while Al Ahly Cairo have won Al Ittihad Jeddah in their previous match. Overall, Fluminense have won 10 of their last 20 matches, losing 6 and drawing 4, while Al Ahly Cairo have won 10 of their last 20 matches, losing 2 and drawing 8.
Fluminense have won 3 times (0-3 against Santos on 30th of November, 2-1 against Coritiba on 26th of November and 1-0 against Sao Paulo on 23rd of November), lost twice (2-3 against Gremio on 7th of December and 1-0 against Palmeiras on 4th of December) and drew once (1-1 against Flamengo on 12th of November) in their most recent 6 matches.
Al Ahly Cairo have won twice (3-1 against Al Ittihad Jeddah on 16th of December and 3-0 against Medeama SC on 26th of November) and drew 4 times (0-0 against CR Belouizdad on 9th of December, 1-1 against Young Africans on 3rd of December, 0-0 against Smouha on 29th of November and 1-1 against El Gounah on 11th of November) in their most recent 6 matches.