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FIFA Club World Cup Preview: Trophy in sight for Inter and Mazembe

As European representatives, FC Internazionale Milano would have been accustomed to fulfilling the traditional role of tournament forerunners in the build-up to the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2010. Odds on an Italian triumph were shortened yet further once the South American champions, typically the principle obstacle to European success in the event, were ousted unceremoniously. Congolese side TP Mazembe Englebert, architects of the downfall of Brazilian giants SC Internacional do Porto Alegre, now find themselves on the brink of creating what would undoubtedly be the biggest shock in the short history of the competition.

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