The Japanese team came from behind to beat Guadalajara and will play Real Madrid in the 2018 FIFA Club World Cup Semifinals
But their club was able to overcome all obstacles and ended up winning 3-2 at Hazza Bin Zayed stadium, to advance to the Semifinals where they will play against Real Madrid.
The Mexican side known as Chivas scored after three minutes of the kick-off thanks to a great play by Isaac Brizuela who sent a cross to Angel Zaldivar, who just had to head the ball to the inside of the goal to put things 1-0.
But 45 minutes later, nothing of importance happens in the game and the referee whistled the end of the first half.
And just four minutes after the second half kick-off, Shoma Doi entered the Chivas area to send across to Ryota Nagaki, who scored to tie things up 1-1.
Kashima Antlers got a penalty kick in their favor after Michael Pérez fouled Doi at the 68th-minute mark.
Brazilian Serguinho shot the ball to the right side of goalkeeper Raúl Gudiño to put the Japanese side in the lead 2-1 for the first time in the game.
And just six minutes before the end of the match. Hiroki Abe, who had just been subbed in, scored a beautiful goal for the 3-1.
After 90 minutes of play, and with the help of the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) Technology, the referee gave Chivas a penalty after a foul over Jair Pereira.
Alan Pulido scored from the penalty spot to put things 3-2, but that was not enough for Chivas who will now play against the loser of the match between Al Ain F.C. and Esperánce de Tunis.