FC Barcelona's positive start under Ronald Koeman had produced two wins and seven goals without reply in their first two matches of the season, but that positive start was halted as they were held 1-1 at home to Sevilla on Sunday evening.
BERLIN, Oct. 4 (Xinhua) -- Manuel Baum seems to be a driven by unshakeable optimism. Despite having lost his first game as the new coach of Schalke 04, the 41-year-old encouraged the Royal Blues' squad, and supporters to continue their effort to achieve a turnaround.
With a 4,000-seat capacity, the Weihai Nanhai Olympic Center will host the doubles events. The newly-opened venue is currently staging the 2020 China National Table Tennis Championships.
Eibar won for the first time this season as Kevin Rodrigues' 91st minute goal gave them a 2-1 triumph away to Valladolid in Saturday's early kick off.
"Chile is always a very difficult opponent. Every time a new qualifying tournament begins there are different expectations. I'm seeing some new faces and also a few old ones. There are several players that have already had a lot of international experience," he added. Enditem
Jiangsu and Beijing are placed third and fourth in the championship group standings respectively. Enditem
Shanxi had a 10-3 dash in the midway of the last quarter, bringing the game beyond Hebei's reach.
Li felt a bit uncomfortable about Shandong's double team early in the match, but soon get used to that, making two baskets and feeding Chen's two layups, to help Inner Mongolia race ahead 19-15 in the first quarter.
Chaux, who was named in Colombia's preliminary squad for last year's Copa America in Brazil, joined America de Cali this year from their Colombian top flight rivals Patriotas Boyaca.
MONTEVIDEO, Oct. 5 (Xinhua) -- Luis Suarez said Monday that Uruguay has the depth to cover the absence of Edinson Cavani in their opening 2022 World Cup qualifiers against Chile and Ecuador.
Esteban Burgos scored from the penalty spot for Eibar after 28 minutes only for Toni Villa to equalize for the home team eight minutes later.