Sunday's rivals are Europa League champions Sevilla, and Koeman's big issue is in defense thanks to the red card shown to Clement Lenglet against Celta on Thursday.
If Uruguay qualify for Qatar, Tabarez will be the first manager to take the same national team to five World Cups. He will also set a record as the oldest World Cup manager - he will be 75 when the tournament starts - surpassing Otto Rehhagel, who was 71 when he led Greece during the 2010 edition in South Africa.
Ben Chilwell's Chelsea debut could hardly have gone better as he scored the first goal of the game on 50 minutes before giving an assist for Kurt Zouma to score Chelsea's second of their 4-0 win at home to Crystal Palace 16 minutes later.
MADRID, Oct. 3 (Xinhua) -- Both Real Madrid and FC Barcelona are in action on Sunday in their last La Liga games before the international break.
The Blanquirroja are aiming to qualify for their second consecutive World Cup, having ended a 36-year drought to earn a place at the 2018 tournament in Russia.
Four-time winner Kipchoge from Kenya was expected to clinch the victory comfortably as his archrival Kenenisa Bekele announced his withdrawal from the event due to a calf injury on Friday.
Waldrum worked largely within U.S. women's football, and was head coach of Trinidad and Tobago between 2014 and 2016.
Shanghai came from behind to beat Tianjin 88-60. Shanghai was trailing by six points at the end of the first quarter, but the team recovered and had a 24-8 second quarter to move ahead. Shanghai controlled the game well to finish the third period 23-10, and then sealed the easy victory.
In the match between Jiangsu Suning and Beijing BG Development, Zhai Qingwei's long-range shot in the 29th minute helped Jiangsu defeat Beijing 1-0.
Their Canadian forward Christophe Lalancette completed his hat-trick in the final stretch to guide his team to a respected victory and the first place in the rankings, 4-5.
"We did well on defense," said Inner Mongolia coach Zheng Wei, also assistant coach of China's national team, adding the team still needs to build its chemistry through more game time.