But the stories of the toe-to-toe clash were far beyond the records. A brawl in stoppage time saw five players sent off, including PSG's star Neymar, who has just come back from a COVID-19 quarantine.
Club co-owner Jorge Mas posted a picture of himself with the 32-year-old at Miami international airport and an official announcement confirming his move was said to be imminent.
Both sides traded frenetic attacks but neither was able to break the tie before the final whistle.
Flick claims only to have 16 quality players, including the trouble-causing cases.
Elsewhere, Mainz survived a scare against fourth division club Havelse and booked their berth for the next round.
Koeman will be keeping his fingers crossed players such as Ousmane Dembele and Antoine Griezmann can up their games, while Francisco Trincao looks an interesting addition in attack. However, the hopes of many fans will now rest on the young shoulders of Riqui Puig and Ansu Fati, who looks odds on to become the new hero of the Camp Nou despite being just 17 years old.
"We are disappointed at this unfair judgement as it discriminates against female athletes who happen to have higher testosterone levels in their bodies," said Tsepo Mhlongo, DA Shadow Minister of Sports, Arts and Culture.
The result left Palmeiras in sixth place, behind Flamengo on goal difference while Sport were 14th with 11 points.
HAIKOU, Sept. 13 (Xinhua) -- Shenzhen excelled from the 15 competing teams to win the 2020 HOBIE16 Sailing Tour Island event that ended at the Wanning Shimei Bay, south China's Hainan province on Saturday.
Defending champions Qingdao showed dominance from the very beginning of the semifinals against Xiamen Tefang as Zheng Siwei/Huang Dongping swept Shang Yichen/Yan Chenxue 11-7, 11-4, 11-5 in the opening mixed doubles.
Her teammate Lu Guangzu went down to Huang Yuxiang 12-10, 10-12, 11-6, 15-14 in a tight men's singles game, while Zheng Siwei/Wang Yilv defeated Zhou Haodong/Wang Chang 11-8, 8-11, 11-4, 15-13 later in the men's doubles to help Qingdao take the lead 2-1.