BEIJING, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- Fresh from celebrating the 500-day countdown, the Beijing 2022 organizers decided to host tests events through closed-loop management for public health concerns.
Both sides struggled to create clear scoring opportunities, but as the match seemed to head for a draw, a low drive from Quintana put Chengdu ahead in stoppage time.
Chelsea were the summer's big spenders and the game was a big test of both their and Liverpool's title credentials, but things swung dramatically Liverpool's way as Andreas Christensen was sent off for pulling Mane back when he was through on goal in the first half injury time.
Colombia will host Venezuela in Barranquilla on October 9 before facing Chile in Santiago four days later in the opening fixtures of the South American Confederation's (CONMEBOL) 2022 World Cup qualifiers. Queiroz is expected to name his squad for the matches next week.
Roger Guedes and Graziano Pelle scored in the first half to seal the win which helps Shandong build an unassailable lead with 23 points in the Dalian group.
The sending off killed the game for Desna as Wolfsburg assumed control and possession but for all that the hosts lacked in producing promising opportunities.
Roger Guedes and Graziano Pelle scored in the first half to seal the win, which helped Shandong build an unassailable lead with 23 points in the Dalian group.
After a goalless first half, Chengdu's Lu Weiyang broke the deadlock with a powerful shot from outside the box in the 61st minute. Brazilian striker Leonardo extended the lead 10 minutes later.
Knowing that a two-goal margin win would secure their place in the Round of 16 alongside Al Ahli and ahead of Al Shorta, Esteghlal pressed hard from the outset and opened the scoring in the 29th minute when Mehdi Ghaedi, assisted by Farshid Esmaeili on the edge of the box, drilled a powerful drive that nestled into the bottom corner despite Al Owais' best efforts to save the shot.
Elche mark their return to the top-flight with a home game against Real Sociedad, but with new coach Jorge Almiron still waiting official clearance to sit in the home side's dugout. The missing paperwork is not the Argentinean's only problem given that he only has 15 professional players available for what will certainly be a tough return to the elite.
LONDON, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- Gareth Bale on Friday said he had 'no regrets' about his time with Real Madrid in a TV interview in the UK.