"I have come to the difficult decision to skip the clay court swing this year and will be taking the remainder of the season off to focus on my health and my training," the world number seven said.
The second half seemed to end in a draw, especially when both sides nearly ran out of stamina with more mistakes. Thanks to defender Ding Haifeng's accurate pass, Markao made a final hit for the Hebei side with a powerful header in the 91st minute. Enditem
The last CSL victory for Shenhua came in the middle of August with a 1-0 win over Jiangsu Suning, followed by two defeats and five draws.
The 2020 COSAFA is tentatively scheduled for Oct. 2 to 17 in Durban, South Africa, while the AFCON qualifiers will resume in November.
The teams had been due to meet at Estadio Azteca in Mexico City on September 30, but Costa Rican federation Fedefutbol said it had no choice but to withdraw from the match because of quarantine rules.
The suspense of the match was killed early in the third set as Jiangsu started with a 5-0 run and continued its form by scoring seven consecutive points in a row in the middle of the set.
Luis Henrique has made 21 appearances for Botafogo and scored twice since making his first-team debut for the Rio de Janeiro club in 2019.
"The relationship with the players is excellent, it is important to have a dialogue with them," the 41-year old added.
Both the Mexican and Costa Rican national teams have yet to play this year because of the global health crisis. Enditem
"We are not the ones making the decisions," Flick said when reacting to UEFA's announcement to stick to their plans of allowing a crowd in the Puskas Arena.
Several media say Szalai unsuccessfully tried to convince the club to stick to its promise to pay back the wage cut implemented due to financial losses caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.