"I'm grateful for the effort of the players because it wasn't easy," Torrent told reporters after the clash at Estadio Monumental.
"You know what is happening in life and in football and what the press are saying. My departure had been talked about and the coach's phone call confirmed it," explained Suarez.
Atletico Madrid's pre-season hasn't been a bed of roses with coach Diego Simeone testing positive for COVID-19 and central defender Jose Gimenez also returning a positive test at the start of the week to complicate preparations for their league debut at home to an impressive Granada.
PARIS, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) -- Slovenian debutant Tadej Pogacar secured his Tour de France triumph in Paris on Sunday, becoming the second-youngest champion at just 21 years old.
It is the 16th straight win for Duplantis, who set the world outdoor record of 6.15m in Rome last week and improved the world record to 6.18m on the World Indoor Tour in February. Enditem
"We know it is very important, but we think it will not affect the competitions of the Olympic Games," he said.
The visitors from the Ukraine grew in confidence but the dismissal of Joonas Tamm, who saw his second yellow card for repeated foul play at the hour mark, changed proceedings on the pitch.
THE HAGUE, Sept. 23 (Xinhua) -- Frank de Boer has been named as the new head coach of the national team of the Netherlands, the Dutch football association KNVB announced on Wednesday.
According to Italian media outlets, Vidal has signed a two-year contract with the Nerazzurri including an option for a third year. Enditem
Five minutes later, Zhu Jianrong nearly contributed another goal for Huanghai in his one-on-one with Teda's goalkeeper. But his volley from small angle missed the target.
LONDON, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- Rennes goalkeeper Edouard Mendy had a medical at Chelsea on Tuesday ahead of completing a move worth 22 million pounds (28 million U.S. dollars) from Rennes.