While Baum is regarded as a pragmatic coach, Schalke has made a brilliant move by installing Naldo. It will please its demanding fans.
It must be safe to play domestic league games at the weekend after playing midweek Champions League games in areas with high infection rates, Zorc added. "It seems half of the big cities might be regarded as risk areas."
Sevilla came back from a goal down to get their season underway with a 3-1 win away to Cadiz.
Schalke will probably decide its future steps at Monday's board meeting.
"It's our 10th straight year at the Sport Show," said Airgoal's Liang Jiahua. "We are bringing some new products here and the sales are satisfactory."
Greece's fifth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas had to dig deep to outlast Jaume Munar 4-6, 2-6, 6-1, 6-4, 6-4 after three hours and 12 minutes to advance, while Andrey Rublev of Russia also recovered from two sets down to dispatch American Sam Querrey 6-7(5), 6-7(4), 7-5, 6-4, 6-3 to claim the first-round win. Enditem
"We will have a short break before resuming training on October 5, we will try our best to win the game no matter who are our upcoming rivals," said Wu Xinghan of Shandong Luneng. Enditem
Standing 1.93m tall, Yang was a consistent threat in the paint, improving Shandong's halftime lead to 27 points.
In women's singles actions, 23-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams survived a topsy-turvy opening set to ultimately ease past fellow American Kristie Ahn, 7-6(2), 6-0 to advance. Enditem
File photo taken on Aug. 31, 2020 shows that the torches for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Torch Relay are on display at Japan Olympic Museum in Tokyo, Japan. The route and schedule of the torch relay for the postponed Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games will remain as originally planned, the Tokyo 2020 organizers announced on Sept. 28, 2020. (Xinhua/Du Xiaoyi)
The undersized Fujian blockers found it hard to stop Shanghai's high-flying spiker Zhang Yichan soon after the start of the first set.