While Ajax failed to create any more chances in its hunt for the equalizer, Ramon-Pascal Lundqvist hit the post on the other side. In the final minutes Ajax came close to a goal with both Dusan Tadic and Klaas-Jan Huntelaar hitting the post. The result is the first defeat for Ajax this season after three wins in its first three matches.
When Luis Suarez joined Atletico Madrid from FC Barcelona many questioned the wisdom of allowing the striker to join one of Barca's main title rivals. Those feelings were strengthened when Suarez scored twice and gave an assist on his debut against Granada, but after two 0-0 draws in which Atletico hardly managed a shot on target against Huesca and Villarreal, doubts are re-appearing about Atletico's title credentials.
For Zhu Fangyi and his friends, returning to swimming in public waters felt sweeter than ever in this pandemic-disrupted year.
BERLIN, Oct. 6 (Xinhua) -- Most German fans might have difficulties recognizing their national team this Wednesday evening.
CHENGDU, Oct. 5 (Xinhua) -- Jiangsu manhandled Tianjin 106-59 in dominant fashion for its second straight win going into the 2020-21 Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) campaign here on Monday.
It was Flamengo's first victory in Brazil's top flight since they overcame local rival Fluminense 2-1 on September 9.
"They played great and showed their value on the court, which led to our victory," Li commented.
The Czech player fired 23 winners in the match in which she converted four of her nine break points. Despite missing a chance of serving for the win in the eighth game of the second set at 5-2, she clinched it when opportunity appeared again in the tenth to wrap up the victory with a love game.
"I'm sure that I can make many layups on the university basketball court, but here, when opponents inflicted huge pressure on me, my chance of doing that will be much lower."
"We are in a very strange situation, after a lot of months without much tennis, especially for me, that I didn't play in America, I don't know if it's a positive thing or a negative thing," Nadal said when asked how important it was to keep the early-round matches short and sweet.
Bolivia head coach Cesar Farias says he wants to dispel the notion that Bolivia are only competitive at their Hernando Siles stadium in La Paz, more than 3,600 meters above sea level.