Sun Ke (L) of Shenzhen FC vies with Marek Hamsik of Dalian Pro during the 13th round match between Shenzhen FC and Dalian Pro at the postponed 2020 season Chinese Football Association Super League (CSL) Dalian Division in Dalian, northeast China's Liaoning Province, Sept. 24, 2020. (Xinhua/Pan Yulong)
Both sides exchanged spikes from the very beginning until they tied at 12-12. Xue Yizhi then made four points from a block and three kills to initiate a 9-1 scoring run for Beijing who kept it until the end of the set.
"It was very important to win our next match after the 5-0 defeat. The Copa Libertadores is not only about skill, it's also about heart. And the players showed that."
Only four minutes into the second half, Sharjah displayed their counter attacking skills as Welliton beat the last defender and found the net with his left.
Suzhou opened the scoring with a low drive in the penalty area from Nigerian Chris Shimbayev through a corner kick, but it was ruled out for offside. Both sides posed threats to the other, but no goals were scored in the first half.
Granada were last season's surprise package with a seventh place finish qualifying them for Europe for the first time in the club's history and the first week of this season implies their second campaign could be just as good.
Cunha has scored seven times in 13 appearances for Hertha Berlin since joining the Bundesliga club from RB Leipzig in January. He has 14 goals in 16 appearances for Brazil's under-23 national team.
Bruno Labbadia's men gained momentum but Frankfurt stood firm and protected its lead until the final whistle.
"For now, I think we can say that the big news will be the return of James to his place in football, playing and competing regularly, and the recovery and return of our captain Falcao," Queiroz said in an interview released by the Colombian Football Federation (FCF).
Hours later, Jiangsu Suning regained the second place after playing out a 0-0 stalemate with Shanghai Shenhua.
"This is an exceptional situation," club lawyer Rodrigo Dunshee said in a video posted on Flamengo's Twitter account. "It is very important to end this at the root. The correct measure is to delay this game."