The coach once again asked for patience with 18-year-old Ansu, who scored against Ukraine in September: "We want him to continue growing in a favorite environment," he commented, saying that "of course" Fati and Adama could play in the same team. Enditem
BUENOS AIRES, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) -- Lionel Messi said he hoped Argentina's 1-0 defeat of Ecuador in their opening 2022 World Cup qualifier on Thursday would provide some relief to Argentines suffering from the coronavirus pandemic.
Sacking Loew before the Euro tournament next summer seems not an option as the coach's efforts are jeopardized by the COVID-19 pandemic. Nevertheless, the outcome of the Nations League campaign and the 2021 tournament might deliver answers about Loew's future. Enditem
Peng led Wuhan with 17 points, and Ha Wenxi and Deng bagged 13 and 11 points respectively.
Wales' Neco Williams (L) vies with England's Ainsley Maitland-Niles during a friendly match between England and Wales in London, Britain, on Oct. 8, 2020. (Xinhua)
Despite conceding four goals, Trencin's veteran goalie Michal Valent made a respectable 36 saves to keep his team from losing even higher. Zvolen moved up to third place, pushing Trencin down to fifth. Enditem
Images of the 36-year-old visiting the Brazilian Serie A club's Rei Pele training complex circulated on social media on Saturday amid reports that negotiations were at an advanced stage.
Botafogo were reduced to 10 men just after halftime when Rafael Forster was shown a second yellow card for a rash challenge on Leandro Barcia.
At the other end Switzerland failed to force De Gea into action other than to claim a couple of centers into his area. Enditem
Cao's contribution in scoring went on, while Luan Luan also stepped up to widen the gap to 12 points midway through the second quarter.
It was a finely balanced game with two teams consistently within five points of each other. Both sides traded the lead 11 times until the final minute of play.