"They are a strong team. Our young players seemed to be a bit afraid of that in the first half, while making some adjustments after the break," Tianjin coach Liu Hao commented, also hoping that his side can progress and improve after the loss. Enditem
The two-time Grand Slam winner committed just seven unforced errors throughout the one-sided encounter and broke her opponent's serve six times.
Organizers have set up two tracks, a 19.5km track for professionals and a 13km track for amateurs, in a group time trial format, circling the Wulashan Township of Urad Front Banner.
Eibar midfielder Pape Diop was sent off for the second time this season with 18 minutes remaining, but Rodrigues' later header gave them three vital points in injury time. The visitors also had to thank goalkeeper Marco Dmitrovic for an excellent penalty save with the score at 1-1.
The 51-year-old coach replaced interim coach Majid Namjoo Motlagh on the Tehran-based team.
Alba's natural replacement in the Barca squad, Junior Firpo, is also injured at the moment, although he is expected to be able to return to training in the coming days. Enditem
Growing infection figures around Cologne's venue are forcing Germany to play behind closed doors. Simultaneously, approval figures among German supporters decrease.
Peru will be without several key players for their opening fixtures against Paraguay and Brazil. The biggest absence will be that of their captain and record scorer Paolo Guerrero, who has been ruled out for the rest of 2020 because of a ruptured anterior cruciate ligament.
Wuhan and Jiangsu will vie for the league championship on this Sunday. Enditem
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Shanxi coach Li Ge gave a high appraisal of some of his veterans' performance.