The following games conclude the first round on Sunday: RB Leipzig face Mainz, while Wolfsburg host Bayer Leverkusen. Enditem
DALIAN, China, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- Guangzhou R&F ousted defending champions Shanghai Shenhua 5-3 on penalties in the first round of the 2020 China Football Association Cup (CFA Cup), while Guangzhou Evergrande beat Henan Jianye 2-0 on Friday night.
One piece of good news is that the record German champions have "so many young players and all of them are as hungry as the established ones. You can feel it in every training session," the 2019/20 Champions League's top scorer said.
Thiago started his career in Barcelona before moving to Munich in 2013. He arrived Anfield fresh from helping Bayern Munich winning the Bundesliga, German Cup and Champions League in the 2019-20 season.
The 32-year-old Sawe, who scaled 2.21 meters on his way to become the first Kenyan to win gold at the African Championships in 2016 in Durban, South Africa and also entering the history books as the first country's high jumper to compete at the Olympic Games in Rio 2016 said on Thursday he expects the top high jumper to grace the one-day meet on his home soil.
Seventh-placed Marseille needed a late header from substitute Valere Germain to clinch a 1-1 home draw with Lille in the latest match of the day. Brazilian forward Luiz Araujo helped Lille take the lead at the start of the second half and could have doubled it when his effort hit the cross bar in the 65th minute.
Tottenham Hotspur began their season with a defeat, going down 1-0 at home to a James Rodriguez-inspired Everton.
In the opening round of CONMEBOL qualifiers, Colombia host Venezuela, Uruguay are home to Chile, Bolivia visit Brazil, Paraguay welcome Peru and Ecuador travel to Argentina. Enditem
"We didn't make any mistake by hiring him and there have been no broken promises from Dome [about changing Flamengo's playing style]," Braz said, adding that Flamengo's hectic fixture list had left Torrent with little time to implement his ideas.
Every Bayern player has to forget his ego and act smartly as everyone will need a break now, he added. "Success is all about the players' contribution to the team."
Moises Caicedo put the hosts ahead with a 40th-minute strike at La Casa Blanca in Quito, more than 2,800m above sea level.