"To have kept the team together might turn into our big advantage," Borussia's managing director Max Eberl said.
However, speaking to Xinhua on Wednesday, Gor chairman Ambrose Rachier, said the record 19-time domestic league winners were focused on signing new players whilst ensuring their players keep fit in small groups as COVID-19 protocols dictate.
BEIJING, Sept. 20 (Xinhua) -- Olympic 20km race walk champion Liu Hong made her season debut on Sunday, beating world champion Yang Jiayu to win the women's title at the 2020 Chinese Race Walk Championships in Taian, Shandong province.
Every Bayern player has to forget his ego and act smartly as everyone will need a break now, he added. "Success is all about the players' contribution to the team."
It will be Favre's primary task to balance the exuberance of his exciting young starlets and experience of some of the older heads in the team. Enditem
While Bayern confirmed Thiago Alcantara's departure (the Spaniard is joining Liverpool for 24 million euros) the Bayern coach is facing a campaign that started with an incomplete squad.
"I have made the most difficult decision of my sports career. I will close this chapter in this wonderful football club where I have grown as a player for seven years... Triumphs, joys and also hard times but what I am most proud of is that I arrived in Munich as a young man full of dreams and now I will leave completely fulfilled with the club, a history and a culture," he commented. Enditem
Leeds' vibrant attacking play has been a hallmark of their football under Bielsa, and the away side equalized for the third time when Mateusz Klich set himself up well and fired home a volley.
Finland's six-time champions KuPS Kuopio will face the Lithuanian champions FK Suduva in the third round of the Europa League Qualifiers. Enditem
Hoffenheim's wastefulness was punished moments later after Jan Thielmann's long ball into the box found new arrival Sebastian Andersson, who headed home the equalizer against the run of play.
The game's turning point came in the 86th minute as Bi Jinhao tapped Yu Hanchao's cross to level the game for Shenhua, and that was just the right reward for Shenhua head coach Choi Kang-Hee, who made a raft of changes midway through the second half. Enditem