Atletico beat Guangzhou to finish 3rd at Club WCup

Atletico Mineiro scored moments after Ronaldinho’s sending off

to rebound from a surprising semifinal loss and beat Guangzhou

Evergrande 3-2 to finish third at the Club World Cup on


Substitute Luan scored the winning goal on the stroke of

stoppage time, two minutes after Ronaldinho was red-carded for an

ugly two-legged stamp.

Ronaldinho curled home a free kick from 20 meters (yards) for

his second goal of the continental champions’ tournament just

before the break.

Muriqui canceled out Diego Tardelli’s early opener before the

Chinese champions took the lead over the Brazilian side from Dario

Conca’s 15th-minute penalty.

The match was coach Cuca’s last in charge of Copa Libertadores

champion Atletico, which lost to Raja Casablanca in the


Later Saturday, Raja played heavy favorite Bayern Munich in the