Palace had ended last season with a run of eight games without a win and this victory was exactly what coach Roy Hodgson needed.
Jordi Cruyff's debut as Shenzhen Kaisa was bitter but the Dutch said he was satisfied with his players.
VILNIUS, Sept. 13 (Xinhua) -- The two-day Vilnius Marathon 2020 ended on Sunday, gathering over 6,500 runners around the world.
DALIAN, Sept. 13 (Xinhua) -- Guangzhou Evergrande coach Fabio Cannavaro marked his 47-year-old birthday with a victory as his team beat Shandong Luneng 2-1 on Sunday, while Jiangsu Suning drew with Guangzhou R&F 3-3.
Messi last week said he'd stay, but made it clear he was unhappy with both club President, Jose Maria Bartomeu, and the failure to develop a balanced squad and he could be an awkward dressing room presence for the new coach.
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.
Thirty intelligence solutions in 10 key areas were unveiled in August to improve the operational efficiency of the Games and provide athletes, spectators and tourists with top-notch services.
Although the process is quite tough, the Asian junior record holder still firmly believes that he can return to his best form soon.
But it's not only Thiago's poker game that is causing unrest.
One man down, Ajax nevertheless managed to score and secure the victory. Brazilian signing Antony, who arrived from Sao Paulo FC, gave his team the lead in his league debut. Sparta had chances to equalize in the remainder of the match, but Ajax held on for the win.
In other matches on Wednesday, Botafogo drew 1-1 at Athletico Paranaense, Fortaleza won 1-0 at home to Sport Recife, Coritiba drew 3-3 at Goias, Bragantino drew 1-1 at Sao Paulo and Santos won 3-1 at home to Atletico Mineiro. Enditem