Aston Villa dominated nearly the whole game, and their task was made much easier after John Egan's red card in the 12th minute.
The only down side for the capital-based team was that Renato Augusto limped off with an injury and the Brazilian is suspected of suffering a muscular problem.
The young Norwegian returned a positive test result for COVID-19 after that game, but a second test came back negative and he has returned to training after having to sit out the start of the week. Zidane will have to decide whether he maintains Odegaard in an attack-minded midfield alongside Luka Modric and Toni Kroos, or whether Casemiro returns to the side.
Wei Xiaoyuan of Guangxi competes during the floor exercises match of the women's individual all-round final at the 2020 Chinese National Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Zhaoqing, south China's Guangdong Province, Sept. 26, 2020. (Xinhua/Xu Ya'nan)
Other matches on Wednesday saw Shandong smashed Sichuan 3-0 (25-13, 25-17, 25-17), Fujian beat Beijing 3-1 (28-26, 28-26, 19-25, 25-10), Zhejiang edged Guangdong 3-2 (25-20, 25-13, 22-25, 22-25, 18-16), and Liaoning overcame Henan 3-2 (20-25, 24-26, 25-10, 25-11, 15-6). Enditem
JERUSALEM, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- Guangzhou R&F midfielder Dia Saba is expected to leave the Chinese club immediately and become the first Israeli to play in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Israeli media reported on Thursday.
For its part, Femexfut said it hoped to set up a clash against another opponent on September 30.
"This work will continue until the opening of the Olympics," he said. "This crisis requires a lot of flexibilities and sacrifice from all of us.
The winner of this tie will then play away from home against the winner of the game between Swedish team Malmo and the Croatian side Lokomotiva Zagreb. Enditem
LANZHOU, China, Sept. 26 (Xinhua) -- The Silk Road 2020 International Mountain Bike Race concluded in Jiayuguan City, northwest China's Gansu Province on Friday.
The suspense of the match was killed early in the third set as Jiangsu started with a 5-0 run and continued its form by scoring seven consecutive points in a row in the middle of the set.