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Abu Dhabi, UAEThursday 13 December 2018

Fifa Club World Cup UAE 2018: Complete guide to the tournament draw

Find out what time and where to watch the draw live

Real Madrid will headline the 2018 Fifa Club World Cup after their third straight Uefa Champions League title. EPA
Real Madrid will headline the 2018 Fifa Club World Cup after their third straight Uefa Champions League title. EPA

The draw for the Fifa Club World Cup UAE 2018 takes place on Tuesday as the seven teams, three of which are still to be determined, discover their route to the final.

Here is all the information you need ahead of the draw:

When and where is the draw taking place?

The draw will take place at 12pm UAE time in Zurich, Switzerland at the Fifa headquarters.

Which teams are in the draw?

UAE champions Al Ain will represent the hosts and will be joined by OFC winners Team Wellington and Concacaf champions Guadalajara. Undoubtedly the star attraction of the tournament will be Spanish giants Real Madrid after their unprecedented third straight Uefa Champions League title.

The other three teams - the winners of South America's Copa Libertadores, the Asian Champions League and African Champions League - will be confirmed in November.

How does the draw work?

Al Ain and Wellington will face each other in the tournament's first match, with the winners progressing to the quarter-finals.

The quarter-finals will comprise Guadalajara, the Asian and African Champions League winners, and either Al Ain or Wellington.

Real Madrid and the Copa Libertadores champions will automatically be placed in the semi-finals.

Is the draw live to watch?

The draw will be televised live on Fifa.com, on the Fifa YouTube channel and on the Fifa Club World Cup Facebook page.

Is there more info about the Club World Cup?

Learn more about the 2018 tournament - the schedule, venues, ticket information and plenty more - with our Club World Cup information guide.

The National's John McAuley is also in Zurich for the draw and will be bringing you all the latest news and reaction as it happens. Follow John on Twitter to stay up to date.