CHANGZHOU, China, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- Changchun Yatai eased to a 2-0 win over 10-man Xinjiang Tianshan Leopards on Thursday to secure two wins from as many rounds in China's league A.
"I failed to finish the race in three hours and 40 minutes, so it was pity even though I won," said Zhaxi. Enditem
Willian opened the scoring from the penalty spot for the visitors and Gabriel Menino also found the target on the hour mark. Marcos Riquelme pulled a goal back for the hosts, who failed to capitalize on having three more shots on goal and over 200 more completed passes than their rivals.
The South American zone World Cup qualifiers were originally scheduled to begin in late March but were suspended because of the coronavirus pandemic.
The final decision on the public's return will rest with the Ministry of Public Health, Lacalle Pou said, emphasizing that the conduct of Uruguayans will help decide if stadiums will be reopened to fans.
Fiorentina's Nikola Milenkovic (R) vies with Torino's Andrea Belotti during a Serie A soccer match between Fiorentina and Torino in Florence, Italy, Sept. 19, 2020. (Xinhua)
Villarreal coach Unai Emery will be looking for more cohesion in attack and his side will be favorites against Eibar, whose first game of the season was a dull 0-0 draw with Celta Vigo.
Barcelona's Lionel Messi (C) vies with Elche's Nuke Mfulu (R) during the 55th Joan Gamper Trophy friendly football match between Barcelona and Elche in Barcelona, Spain on Sept. 19, 2020. (Xinhua/Joan Gosa)
Al-Taawoun lost its last match to Iran's Persepolis 1-0 on Tuesday, but is still atop of Group C with six points from three matches.
Former world number one Victoria Azarenka of Belarus advanced to the quarterfinals as her opponent Darya Kasatkina of Russia retired during the first set with the scores at 6-6.
"We didn't make any mistake by hiring him and there have been no broken promises from Dome [about changing Flamengo's playing style]," Braz said, adding that Flamengo's hectic fixture list had left Torrent with little time to implement his ideas.