While Barca's pre-season was all about veteran players leaving and Leo Messi wanting to leave the club, their league debut at home to Villarreal was all about Ansu Fati. The 18-year-old was at the heart of nearly all the good things his side did in the first half as they went 4-0 up in just 45 minutes to assure Ronald Koeman a placid debut as coach. He scored the first two goals with an exhibition of cool finishing and then provoked the penalty which Messi slotted away to make it 3-0.
Germany's players and staff are allowed to enter Cologne in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia after negative tests without having to undergo quarantine.
Valencia were held 1-1 at home to recently promoted Huesca in a game the visiting side probably deserved to win, but had to settle for Dimitrio Siovas' header cancelling out Daniel Wass' fortunate opener for the home side.
Kenyatta, who was opening the refurbished Nyayo National Stadium in Nairobi, said the redevelopment of that stadium is not an isolated case.
Bayern responded well but still lacked in penetration to overcome Hoffenheim's defense. To make things worse, Hoffenheim doubled their advantage eight minutes later as Munas Dabbur capitalized on a misplaced clearance from Benjamin Pavard to beat goalkeeper Manuel Neuer into the far post corner.
The next stage will begin with a two-legged knockout round from October 16. Enditem
The undersized Fujian blockers found it hard to stop Shanghai's high-flying spiker Zhang Yichan soon after the start of the first set.
"It was a really hard-fought victory," Zhang told Xinhua after the match.
In the Uruguayan capital Montevideo, Penarol kept alive their hopes of progressing to the next stage, with a 3-0 win over Chile's visiting Colo-Colo.
As opposed to a typical quota of 20 paddlers for each World Cup, the events this year will see one more berth apiece. The ITTF Executive Committee has decided to allow more flexibility for the entry procedure, due to timelines afforded to the players to enter, and certain changes to the conditions of the event series, as well as last-minute changes to some league matches.
Airgoal is paying more attention to the domestic market, given the fact that China has been promoting school sports in recent years.