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Many Palmeiras fans traditionally watch the team's away matches in the surroundings of the club's stadium.
Chelsea have now claimed every possible trophy since Roman Abramovich bought the club in 2003, and become the third English side to win the global tournament after Manchester United and Liverpool.
A star-studded Chelsea side was beaten 1-0 by Corinthians in the 2012 Club World Cup final in Japan.
The Belgium international swept in from close range on 32 minutes after a defensive lapse to send Chelsea through to Saturday's final
The Brazilian side await the winner of Wednesday's second semi-final between Chelsea and Saudi Arabia's Al Hilal as they try to end a run of eight straight titles for European clubs.
The German will not be in the dugout for Chelsea's FA Cup fourth round clash with Plymouth at Stamford Bridge on Saturday
The latest edition of the tournament – which features the champions of the six continental confederations along with the top team in the host nation – was due to be played at the end of this year in Japan before it pulled out as host because of the pandemic.
The South African Football Association must get government approval to hold the tournament and meetings with the sports minister were also planned, Jordaan said.
The Club World Cup was last held in Japan in 2016, and the JFA had planned to host the 2021 edition as part of its 100th anniversary celebrations.
Infantino reiterated his intention to "find a date" for a Club World Cup which he wants to see extended to 24 teams, despite widespread opposition to the plan.
Clubs risk their players picking up more injuries with such a dense calendar, while the economic benefits are also uncertain, according to Raffaele Poli, head of the CIES Football Observatory.
Gnabry has scored six goals in 28 games for Bayern in all competitions this season and missed only four games.
Bayern Munich are bidding to become only the second club after Barcelona, who managed it in 2009, to win all six domestic and international titles available in a single season.
FIFA Club World Cup: Andre-Pierre Gignac's lone goal helps Mexico's Tigres make history in tournament
Tigres are the first CONCACAF team to reach the final of FIFA Club World Cup.
Al Duhail, who lost 1-0 to Egyptian giants Al Ahly in the quarter-finals, took the lead midway through the first half with a goal from Brazilian forward Edmilson Junior.
Bayern, who have a semi-final against Al-Ahly on Monday, were forced to remain at Berlin airport overnight, eventually leaving around 7 am, but this time with a stopover in Munich to change airline crew.
The win leaves Bayern 10 points clear of second-placed RB Leipzig, who have a game in hand away to crisis-hit Schalke.
Club World Cup 2021: Bayern Munich to face African champions Al Ahly or Qatar's Al Duhail in semi-finals
The 2020 edition was initially scheduled for December last year but was delayed as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, and because the Copa Libertadores has not yet been completed.
FIFA said in a statement that it will "trial additional permanent substitutions for cases of actual or suspected concussion" at the competition in Qatar on 1-11 February.
European champions Bayern Munich and Qatari side Al-Duhail, who qualify through being hosts, are the only teams yet confirmed for the competition with other continental tournaments around the world delayed by the coronavirus.