DALIAN, China, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- Rafael Benitez's Dalian Pro failed to make the top eight spot after losing 3-1 to Shenzhen FC in the Chinese Super League (CSL) on Thursday.
Yet, the fourth set became Jiangsu's one-sided show again as Gong Xiangyu made six kills and one block.
The Rubronegro reported 11 positive cases in their traveling squad after losing to Independiente 5-0 in Quito last Thursday. They beat Barcelona 2-1 in Guayaquil on Tuesday despite being forced to field a team mostly comprising reserves.
Germain's header in the 85th minute, which was set up by a corner from Morgan Sanson, avoided a second straight home defeat for last season's runners-up. Enditem
Llorente can play either as a defensive midfielder or in central defense and has played six times for the Spanish national team.
The French striker was one of the seven PSG players that tested positive before the new season and missed their opening three games - of which PSG suffered defeats to Lens and Marseille and won 1-0 over Metz.
It is the 16th straight win for Duplantis, who set the world outdoor record of 6.15m in Rome last week and improved the world record to 6.18m on the World Indoor Tour in February. Enditem
Guoan suffered criticism after earlier fumbling a 3-0 lead against Qingdao, suffering instead a 3-3 tie in the first leg.
"We know that nobody can ignore the importance of Paolo, but we have to try replace him and the national team has responded," Gareca told reporters in a virtual press conference.
Finding suitable squad replacements appears to be just as stressful as dealing with contract extensions of vital players.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- Flamengo have asked the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) to postpone their match against Palmeiras on Sunday after 16 players tested positive for the coronavirus.