The following games conclude the first round on Sunday: RB Leipzig face Mainz, while Wolfsburg host Bayer Leverkusen. Enditem
SHAOXING, China, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- The world's longest leap this year was produced by Chinese long jumper Wang Jianan, who achieved 8.36 meters at the 2020 Chinese National Athletics Championships here on Tuesday.
Today, Bayern sports director Hasan Salihamidzic renewed Bayern's position by saying the players entourage's demand goes beyond the pale.
In Group D, Al-Nassr FC of Saudi Arabia continued their charge towards the round of 16 with a 2-0 win over Iran's Sepahan thanks to a brace from Abderazzaq Hamdallah.
The Asian Games bronze medalist assigned her strength strategically all the way, in the last 600 meters, three runners took turns to lead, with Zhang winning the sprint finish. "I am from Yunnan province, training at high altitude has built up my endurance, and my strategy worked well today."
DOHA, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- Al-Ahli Saudi FC of Saudi Arabia became the first team to reach the 2020 AFC Champions League round of 16, with a late Marko Marin goal earning them a 1-0 win over Iraq's Al-Shorta in Group A on Monday.
"What happened was a conflict between Messi and the club. I have spoken to Messi and we are carrying on as normal," said the Barca boss. Enditem
With just four minutes to go, Al-Ahli found a breakthrough as former Chelsea winger Marin drove into the heart of the Al-Shorta defense, and after a quick one-two with Abdulrahman Ghareeb, the German kept his composure to slot home from six yards.
Li Shenglong's fantastic diving header threw SIPG into the second round after collecting Civanildo Souza (Hulk)'s corner kick.
The English, Spanish and German press on Thursday all reported that Liverpool have agreed to a fee of around 30 million euros for Bayern Munich's Spanish international midfielder Thiago Alcantara.
"It is a good start to the Bundesliga season but most importantly, we won today. I am of course delighted that I was able to help my team with a goal," Hertha defender Pekarik said.