MEXICO CITY, Sept. 4 (Xinhua) -- Ecuador international winger Angel Mena converted two penalties as Leon moved to the top of the Liga MX Apertura standings on Friday with a 2-0 win at Necaxa.
Elsewhere, Belarus' fifth seed Aryna Sabalenka lost to compatriot Victoria Azarenka 6-1, 6-3, ninth seed Johanna Konta of Britain was stunned by Romania's Sorana Cirstea 2-6, 7-6 (5), 6-4 and tenth seed Garbine Muguruza from Spain lost to Bulgaria's Tsvetana Pironkova 7-5, 6-3.
Perhaps the best news for Atletico last season was Simeone's decision to convert Marcos Llorente from a defensive into an attacking midfielder and if Llorente can recreate his form from the end of the campaign he will become a key player.
The midfielder then posted a message to fans on social media as he prepared to undergo surgery to repair his ACL.
"It really hurt me that people could think I would be able to go to court against Barcelona for my own benefit. I would never do something like that," commented the striker.
"Additionally, several countries across the confederation have travel restrictions and quarantine requirements, which would make international football involving 30 national teams extremely difficult."
"Some immoral agents disregarded professional ethics and lured young players and their guardians to sign with them," the open letter said.
Simiyu takes over from New Zealand national Paul Feeney who left the post in April citing concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic.
However, he was very critical of Bartomeu, accusing him of "not keeping his word" and also criticizing the direction of the club in recent years.
LONDON, Sep. 7 (Xinhua) -- Everton have confirmed the signing of Colombian midfielder James Rodriguez from Real Madrid for 20 million pounds (26 million U.S. dollars).
Djokovic's exit means there will be a first-time Grand Slam champion in the men's draw.