Palmeiras fell at first big hurdle in the FIFA Club World Cup.(Photo Credit: Twitter/@Palmeiras)

  • Palmeiras goalkeeper Weverton was the standout performer of the first half with two superb saves
  • He could do little to stop Gignac's powerful spot-kick
  • Tigres will likely face Bayern in Thursday's final

.São Paulo, State of São Paulo, Brazil
Palmeiras won their second Copa Libertadores trophy a week ago. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@Palmeiras)

  • Palmeiras will face Mexico's Tigres UNAL in the semi-final of the FIFA Club World Cup
  • If they overcome Tigres, the Brazilian club will likely go on to face Bayern Munich
  • Palmeiras are yet to conquer the global crown unlike their local rivals