World football governing body FIFA and regional confederation CONCACAF announced that the qualifying tournament, which had been due to begin in October, will now kick off in March.
Also on Sunday, Wales edged Bulgaria 1-0 to top the second-tier Group B4, while Ireland lost 1-0 at home to Finland.
Iran sit third, behind Iraq and Bahrain, in Group C of the 2022 FIFA World Cup Asian Zone qualification. Enditem
STOCKHOLM, Sept. 5 (Xinhua) -- Paris Saint-Germain striker Kylian Mbappe scored as France earned a 1-0 win over Sweden in the UEFA Nations League on Saturday.
Called #RESTART, the plan will feature a special series of events scheduled for November 2020, operating in a regional approach to ensure a smooth transition from national to international activity for players.
Fans of Guangzhou Evergrande cheer for the team during the 9th round match between Guangzhou Evergrande and Guangzhou R&F at the postponed 2020 season Chinese Football Association Super League (CSL) Dalian Division in Dalian, northeast China's Liaoning Province, Sept. 4, 2020. (Xinhua/Pan Yulong)
"He's a very solid player, maybe doesn't possess any big weapons, but every shot is very good," Djokovic said of Busta. "He returns a lot of balls, so I've got to be ready for a lot of exchanges. It's going to be a demanding match physically and mentally. Hopefully I'll be able to continue the good performance that I had tonight."
WASHINGTON, Sept. 3 (Xinhua) -- Dominic Thiem of Austria made it a 27th birthday to remember on Thursday when the second seed completed a comprehensive 6-3, 6-3, 6-2 US Open second round victory over India's Sumit Nagal.
In a lifeless first half between two newly promoted sides, Ever Bright striker Luiz Muriqui pulled muscle and was substituted in the 24th minute.
In the second half, Shanghai launched aggressive attack to pull one back, but their efforts turned out to be fruitless.
Elsewhere, Belgium's Elise Mertens upset second seed Sofia Kenin of the United States 6-3, 6-3 to also make the last eight.