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Last Updated: Thursday December 18 2008 13:28 GMT

Rooney scores twice in Japan win

Cristiano Ronaldo

Manchester United have cruised into the final of the Club World Cup, with a 5-3 win against Japan's Gamba Osaka.

Wayne Rooney scored twice, and Nemanja Vidic, Cristiano Ronaldo and Darren Fletcher all bagged goals too.

The tournament brings together the champion teams of all the different football confederations, including Europe, Asia and South America.

United's win means they will take on the other winning semi-finalist on Sunday - Liga de Quito from Ecuador.

Although the score was pretty close, United were always in the lead.

Goals galore

They were 2-0 in front at half-time, but Gamba scored just after Wayne Rooney came on as a sub in the second half.

United then went 3-1 up before Gamba netted again to make it 3-2.

United scored twice more to make it 5-2, before Gamba grabbed the last goal of the match.