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Pachuca beat Al Jazira to claim third place in 2017 Club World Cup

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Al Jazira v CF Pachuca - FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017 Photo by Francois Nel/Getty Images

Pachuca bounced back from defeat to Gremio in the Semifinals to win 4-1 at Al Jazira and earn third place at the 2017 Club World Cup.

Pachuca grabbed the lead in the 37th minute when Jonathan Urretaviscaya took advantage of some laxed defending at the back to fire the Tuzos into the lead.

Much like against Gremio, Pachuca showed the same defensive deficiencies, and they paid the price in the 57th minute when, from a simple throw-in, Khaflan Mubara made the best out of a rebound inside the box to thump in the equalizer.

Pachuca’s response, though, was immediate, and three minutes later, Franco Jara took care of an Angelo Sagal cross to regive Tuzos the lead.

Pachuca's night got even better when they were able to bring youngster Roberto de la Rosa on, and the 17-year-old responded by scoring the his team’s third goal of the night.

That gave Tuzos a measure of control, and they rounded off a successful night when Angelo Sagal scored the fourth and final goal from the penalty spot.

The result meant Pachuca are the third Mexican team ever to finish third at a Club World Cup.