In the opening game, the Viola scored the winner in the 78th minute as Gaetano Castrovilli tapped in from Federico Chiesa's assist.
Gilvan Correa pulled a late goal back for the hosts with a stoppage-time header following an Everton Felipe corner.
LONDON, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- Portugal international Diogo Jota has joined Liverpool from Wolverhampton Wanderers, the English Premier League champions confirmed on Saturday.
"I just came back from the training camp of the national team and everything is so familiar to me," said the 20-year-old side hitter, who helped China claim the World Cup title a year ago in Japan. "I will work with my teammates and get well prepared for the upcoming games."
In the women's tournament, Simona Halep advanced to the semifinals after Kazakhstan's Yulia Putintseva retired with the scores at 6-2, 2-0. She is to meet ninth-seeded Garbine Muguruza of Spain, who beat former number one Victoria Arazenka.
"We're going to call on the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) to make the Maracana an alternative to the beach," Rio mayor Marcelo Crivella told reporters. "Today the biggest problem Rio faces are the big crowds of people with no masks at the beach."
Aleksandrs Samoilovs (L) of Latvia competes against Nikita Liamin and Taras Myskiv of Russia during the men's second round match at the 2020 CEV Beach Volleyball European Championships in Jurmala, Latvia, Sept. 19, 2020. (Photo by Edijs Palens/Xinhua)
Latin America is one of the worst-affected regions by the pandemic, accounting for around a third of the confirmed global death toll, which exceeds 900,000.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- Fans will return to football matches in Rio de Janeiro next month after a six-month coronavirus ban, local authorities said on Friday.
Italian wildcard Jasmine Paolini beat Latvia's Anastasija Sevastova 6-2, 6-3 to set up a second round clash with top seed Simona Halep of Romania. Enditem
In Group G's other match, Al-Ain FC and Al-Sadd SC shared the points in a thrilling 3-3 draw. Enditem