Real Sociedad are another side affected by COVID-19 in the run into the new campaign, with striker Willian Jose testing positive on Wednesday to become the third player at the club, (along with new signing, David Silva and Spain international Mikel Oyarzabal) to be affected by the virus. Adnan Januzaj will also miss out through injury leaving Alexander Isak to lead the visitors' attack, which for the moment looks weaker than last season.
MADRID, Sept. 13 (Xinhua) -- Valencia overcame a nightmare summer which has seen unrest amongst the club's fans and a host of key players abandon the club, to come back twice from behind and beat local rivals Levante 4-2 in their opening game of the season.
BEIJING, Sept. 11 (Xinhua) -- World Table Tennis (WTT) announced on Friday that a promotional showcase WTT Macao will be staged between November 25-29, 2020, the first tournament that is held since the organization's foundation.
Cao Yunding had a goal disallowed in the 19th minute after the Shenhua's scorer tripped Tong Lei inside the box.
Both Thiem and Zverev are seeking their first ever Grand Slam title, and Thiem might have a slight mental advantage, winning the past three matches against the German.
In the opening men's doubles, Zheng Siwei/Wang Yilv crushed Li Junhui/Ren Xiangyu 11-7, 11-6, 11-6 in just 21 minutes to gain the first point for Qingdao.
Liverpool began to push Leeds back but the newcomers were holding on until new signing James Rodrigo committed a needless penalty to allow Salah to seal a thrilling win and complete his hat-trick.
In addition, former Bayi center Liang Yingqi and Sichuan Blue Whales guard Wang Zhengbo have also signed contracts with Xinjiang. Enditem
Also on Friday, Matheus Nascimento's penalty at his 100th game in Shijiazhuang Ever Bright handed his team a 1-0 win over Wuhan Zall.
The "BVB" smoothed the way for their win with three first-half goals, while Dominic Volkmer's red card before half-time left Duisburg hopeless.
"The team are in a very difficult situation. We hope to win, and therefore the only thing we can do is keep fighting," said Bassogog.