He carried that form into Brazil's opening 2022 World Cup qualifier against Bolivia on Friday, scoring a goal and providing the cross that led to an own goal from the visitors as the Selecao cruised to a 5-0 win in Sao Paulo.
"What I learned at Bayern and what I can stress is the need to train hard. It's something I've always done. But, now, if I have to work three or four times harder than normal, I'll do it. I've been working on my physical fitness and I'm feeling really good. The intensity of the training is something that Bayern take very seriously and you can see that the players benefit from that."
The Lakers beat the Miami Heat in Game 6 of the NBA Finals on Sunday night, winning its first championship in a decade.
KIEV, Oct. 11 (Xinhua) -- Germany secured its first-ever UEFA Nations League win after beating Ukraine 2-1 here on Saturday.
Spain are in a good position in their Nations League group after sneaking a late goal that gave them a 1-1 draw away to Germany in their opening game in September, and followed that up with a 4-0 demolition of Ukraine in which Ansu scored an excellent debut goal.
Earlier on Thursday, Paraguay drew 2-2 at home to Peru and Uruguay beat Chile 2-1 in Montevideo.
Also on Wednesday, powered by Dilana Dilishati's 21 points, Dongguan handed Wuhan its third straight loss into the season at 80-62. Enditem
PARIS, Oct. 7 (Xinhua) -- No.7 seed Petra Kvitova moved through to the semifinals at Roland Garros for the first time since 2012 thanks to a 6-3, 6-3 victory over Laura Siegemund in 78 minutes.
Hebei is still winless going into the season. Guo finished with a game-high 31 points. Chen Jinting and Ma Wen added 15 and 13 respectively.
The attacking midfielder is the top Serie A scorer this term with 12 goals from 13 outings, four more than second-placed Marinho of Santos.
BARRANQUILLA, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) -- Colombia manager Carlos Queiroz defended his decision to substitute James Rodriguez in Colombia's 3-0 victory over Venezuela in their CONMEBOL World Cup qualifier here on Friday.