Spisska Nova Ves changed its name to the Spis Knights prior to the 2020-21 season and it seems to have brought the team from the mountainous north of the country luck as it currently holds the second spot in the rankings after securing its second win in a row, defeating the Levice Patriots 83-75.
Saturday also sees Valencia, who is second after a 1-0 win away to Real Sociedad, entertains Real Betis, who has lost consecutive matches after its winning start to the campaign. Betis coach Manuel Pellegrini needs an improvement after the poor first half display that saw his side thrashed 3-0 at Getafe on Wednesday.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct. 7 (Xinhua) -- The South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) is widely regarded as having the world's most gruelling World Cup qualifying tournament.
With a perfect record in the new season, Jiangsu expects a tough route ahead as title contender Xinjiang awaits them on Saturday.
On the other hand, Michalovce and Nitra are leading the rankings after two victories in succession. Kosice, Nove Zamky, and the Hungarian team Miskolc are still in quarantine.
Despite three losses in a row coming into the season, Wuhan coach Li Xin expressed her satisfaction in some respects.
With 3:04 left on the clock of the third period, Fujian kept chasing the score-line and trailed by 57-66, but Zhejiang reclaimed a double-digit advantage through Dong Ke'er's three-pointer.
As one of title contenders going into the current campaign, Xinjiang was back on a winning track following its defeat to Sichuan in Thursday's opener.
"It wasn't easy at all. Our defence performance wasn't Bayern-like today but we showed great mentality and that is why we reaped all three points," Bayern head coach Hansi Flick said.
MONTEVIDEO, Oct. 2 (Xinhua) -- Atletico Madrid striker Luis Suarez was Friday among seven Spain-based players named in Uruguay's squad for World Cup qualifiers against Chile and Ecuador.
Simona Halep of Romania hits a return during the women's singles 4th round match between Simona Halep of Romania and Iga Swiatek of Poland in the French Open tennis tournament 2020 at Roland Garros in Paris, France, Oct. 4, 2020. (Photo by Aurelien Morissard/Xinhua)