BRATISLAVA, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- The leader of Slovakia's Premier League Dunajska Streda Football Club advanced for the first time in the team's history to the third round of the Europa League Qualifiers after defeating Jablonec Football Club from the Czech Republic 5-3 in a goal-rich match-up on Thursday.
Although Madrid did substitute that league game with a friendly against Getafe, which they won 6-0, that remains their only match ahead of the new season, making it hard to draw conclusions over the match fitness of Zidane's men.
"I personally presented my letter of resignation to the general secretary of the Ghana Football Association. It has been great serving the football governing body in various capacities in the last 10 years. But I believe it is time for me to move on for a new challenge," the 38-year-old said in a social media post.
Shenhua took the upper hand after Yang Xu converted a penalty on 47 minutes from Lu Lin's trip on Peng Xinli but R&F leveled in the 79th minute as Zhang Gong flicked in a cross from Chen Zhizhao.
"We respect everything that you have decided on. Wherever you are, we will always back you up. Come on!" a netizen named "Fan Fan" wrote on Weibo. Enditem
Middle blocker Wang Yuanyuan also returned from the national team to join Tianjin in their quest for the title.
However, under the eccentric tutelage of coach Marcelo Bielsa, Leeds refused to lie down, and equalized in the 12th minute through Jack Harrison after a fine counter-attack.
Sawe, who started jumping while still a student at Itigo Secondary School in Kosirai in the expansive Rift Valley region, first represented Kenya at the African Athletics Championship in Porto Novo, Benin in 2012 where he won a bronze medal.
Li Jialun of Heilongjiang competes during the Men's High Jump Final on Day 2 of the 2020 Chinese National Athletics Championships in Shaoxing, east China's Zhejiang Province, Sept. 16, 2020. (Xinhua/Wang Lili)
"We are confident in the system," said Zhang Chi, head of the CBA's Player Development Department.
Surprise absentees in Scaloni's squad were Paris Saint-Germain forwards Angel Di Maria and Mauro Icardi as well as Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero.