Japan J2-League

Romero leads Club America to semifinal of Club World Cup

SUITA, Japan (AP) Silvio Romero scored two second-half goals on Sunday as Mexico's Club America beat South Korean side Jeonbuk Motors 2-1 in the Club World Cup.

Romero converted a corner kick by Michael Arroyo in the 74th minute to send his team to a semifinal clash with tournament favorites Real Madrid on Thursday.

"This was a night I've dreamed about," Romero said. "To be able to score two goals in such a big tournament I feel like I've achieved something big."

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