"I have been [wanting to leave] all year. I thought the team needed younger players and I thought my epoch at Barcelona had ended. It was a complicated year. I suffered a lot in training, in games and in the dressing room. Everything was very difficult and there came a moment when I decided to look for new objectives."
Franco put the hosts ahead in the 35th minute by chipping a shot over goalkeeper Tiago Volpi after collecting Jair Rodrigues's through ball.
HOHHOT, Sept. 4 (Xinhua) -- The 2020 National Equestrian Competition kicked off on Friday in Xilinhot City, Xilingol League, north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.
The 26-year-old clocked 1:05:34 to win the Prague 21.1km, a half marathon race featuring only female runners with no male athletes or pacers.
"I'm happy with the win, the record didn't come out as we had planned but I'm satisfied with my general performance, now I will concentrate on the next competition, the Ostrava meeting," Kipyegon told Xinhua on Saturday.
The Bayern defender refers to the fact that most of Germany's new faces have known each other for many years, having played in the same club or Germany's youth teams.
Chen Pu (R) of Shijiazhuang Ever Bright celebrates with his teammate Matheus Nascimento after scoring a goal during the 9th round match between Qingdao Huanghai and Shijiazhuang Ever Bright at the postponed 2020 season Chinese Football Association Super League (CSL) Suzhou Division in Suzhou, east China's Jiangsu Province, Sept. 5, 2020. (Xinhua/Yang Lei)
Bach added that he believed the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing would be a unique opportunity to inspire a new generation with the Olympic values of excellence, friendship, respect and solidarity.
The Bundesliga is also going to intensify its efforts to support football development in China.
The Austrian will now challenge 2014 champion Marin Cilic of Croatia in the third round. Thiem has a 2-0 lead in their head-to-head series.
She will take on 15th-seeded Maria Sakkari of Greece in the last 16, who stunned Williams at last month's Western & Southern Open.