Leonel Vangioni, Rogelio Funes and Carlos Rodriguez scored for Monterrey. The Mexican team plays Liverpool on Dec. 18, with South American champion Flamengo taking on Al Hilal a day earlier. Al Hilal, the Asian champions, beat CAF Champions League winner Espérance Sportive de Tunis 1-0 with a fine goal from French forward Bafétimbi Gomis in the 73rd minute.
Al Hilal's Mohamed Kanno was sent off late with a second yellow card. The final is on Dec. 21 at the Khalifa International Stadium.
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