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Saturday December 18 2010
Line-ups: Maicon starts Cup Final

Douglas Maicon returns to the Inter starting XI for the Club World Cup Final against Mazembe, but Dejan Stankovic is on the bench.

Rafa Benitez has made changes to the side that beat Seongnam 3-0 in the semi-final, bringing back the Brazilian after a long injury lay-off.

Thiago Motta starts after he came on for the injured Wesley Sneijder in the opening minutes of that match.

Maicon's inclusion puts Javier Zanetti back into a wide midfield position, so Stankovic is the one to make way.

Mazembe eliminated Mexicans Pachuca 1-0 and Brazilian hot favourites Internacional 2-0 to reach the Final.

The Congolese club are the first ever side from outside Europe or South America to challenge for the trophy.

Kick-off in Abu Dhabi is at 17.00 UK time.

Mazembe: 1 Kidiaba; 2 Kimwaki, 3 Kasusula, 4 Nkulukuta, 10 Singuluma, 11 Kabangu, 13 Bedi, 15 Kaluyituka, 20 Mihayo, 24 Ekanga, 27 Kasongo

Mazembe bench: 5 Tshani, 6 Kanda, 7 Mwepu, 8 Ndonga, 12 Mabele, 16 Sunzu, 18 Mvete, 21 Bakula, 28 Kanyimbu, 30 Kayembe

Inter: 1 Julio Cesar; 13 Maicon, 6 Lucio, 2 Cordoba, 26 Chivu; 4 Zanetti, 19 Cambiasso, 8 Thiago Motta; 27 Pandev, 22 Milito, 9 Eto'o

Inter bench: 12 Castellazzi, 21 Orlandoni, 5 Stankovic, 10 Sneijder, 11 Muntari, 17 Mariga, 23 Materazzi, 31 Alibec, 36 Benedetti, 39 Santon, 40 Nwankwo, 88 Biabiany

Ref: Yuichi Nishimura (Japan)

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