Suzhou opened the scoring with a low drive in the penalty area from Nigerian Chris Shimbayev through a corner kick, but it was ruled out for offside. Both sides posed threats to the other, but no goals were scored in the first half.
"One can't understand it," Flick said when criticizing UEFA's decision to choose the venue and allowing up to 20,000 spectators.
Flamengo traveled to Ecuador with a 25-man squad but have also reportedly asked registered players who stayed in Rio to be on standby to fly to Ecuador on Monday. Enditem
The next edition of football's showpiece tournament will be played in Qatar from November 21 to December 18, 2022. Enditem
MEXICO CITY, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- An international friendly between Mexico and Costa Rica has been canceled because of restrictions related to the coronavirus pandemic, the football federations of both countries said on Tuesday.
Last weekend's home defeat to Crystal Palace was a shock to Manchester United fans, immediately prompting fears that last season's progress could be lost after a frustrating summer in the transfer market.
The three-time world champion will face Martin Gould in Sunday's final, after the world number 53 stunned world number one Judd Trump 6-3 in the other semifinal.
"We will continue to work closely with the IOC, the IPC and other stake holders involved to deal with the challenges properly and ensure our preparatory work advances steadily," Han concluded. Enditem
The 26-year-old leaves Barca after 124 first team appearances in the three years since he joined them from Portuguese giants Benfica.
Thomas Bach (on the screen), president of International Olympic Committee (IOC), speaks remotely during the video meeting of the 10th International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission for the Games of the XXXII Olympiad - Tokyo 2020 in Tokyo, Japan, Sept. 24, 2020. (Xinhua/Du Xiaoyi)
Elsewhere, Osasuna central defender Aridane Hernandez has a muscle injury and will miss their return to their remodeled El Sadar Stadium to take on Levante, while both Eibar and Athletic Club look for their first win of the season in their rescheduled lunchtime kickoff.