At the wrong end of the table, Elche, who did well to earn promotion through the play-offs, will expect to suffer, especially after replacing the popular coach Pacheta with Jorge Almiron, who has never coached in Europe.
Along the Qiantang river, a butterfly is fluttering over a lotus - that is the view formed by the Natatorium of the Hangzhou Olympic & Expo City standing a stone's throw from the main stadium for the 2022 Asian Games.
The third seeds will face the unseeded pairing of Laura Siegemund of Germany and Vera Zvonareva of Russia in the final. Enditem
Flick claims only to have 16 quality players, including the trouble-causing cases.
"Although I'm not an Iranian, I have spent many years in Iran. I know the problems of Iranian football and I believe that the country has very talented players who have football DNA, but they need to change their mentality about tactical football. I think Iranian football needs coaches who increase the motivation of the players to fight," he said.
Huesca sprang a minor surprise on their return to the top-flight as they took a point away at Villarreal.
Arm wrestlers compete during the 1st arm wrestling competition in the southern port city of Aden, Yemen, Sept.11, 2020. (Photo by Murad Abdo/Xinhua)
Red Bull's Alex Albon also passed Ricciardo and looked briefly as if he might be able to challenge the two Mercedes, but his initial pace proved a false dawn as Hamilton duly took his sixth win of the season ahead of Bottas.
"It was very, very hectic," said Ewan after the win.
Hertha tried to respond but for all that Braunschweig doubled their advantage through Maximilian Mittelstadt, who deflected a header into his own goal with 17 minutes gone.
"Seven is my favorite number, so I guess it's meant to be," Azarenka said, joking about the gap between major final appearances. "I'm very grateful for this opportunity, to be able to play such a champion in a semifinal. The road to the final requires you to beat the best players, and today was definitely that day."