"We have two more matches to play in the first phase. We will try our best to rank first in our division," said Wang Shenchao. Enditem
The first round will be completed on October 8 when Colombia confront Venezuela in Barranquilla and Brazil encounter Bolivia in Sao Paulo.
Elche mark their return to the top-flight with a home game against Real Sociedad, but with new coach Jorge Almiron still waiting official clearance to sit in the home side's dugout. The missing paperwork is not the Argentinean's only problem given that he only has 15 professional players available for what will certainly be a tough return to the elite.
SUZHOU, China, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- Hebei China Fortune beat Tianjin Teda 1-0 in the 12th round of the Chinese Super League (CSL) here on Tuesday.
Earlier this month, Costa Rican team officials said the match would not be possible if the country's health ministry did not provide an exception to a mandatory 14-day quarantine for all travellers arriving from abroad.
"I am shocked and saddened to learn of the death of eight young sons of our great football family who died following a car accident on Saturday. I hasten to extend to you, on behalf of all members of the CAF Executive Committee, the sincerest condolences and I wish a speedy recovery to the injured," he said.
Finally, Jaime Mata's second half goal saw Getafe start their season with a 1-0 win at home to Osasuna. Mata scored from close range and his goal was given after a VAR review, when he had looked offside. Enditem
The second half saw David Silva make his home debut, coming on for Isak shortly after the hour, while Casemiro, Fede Valverde and youngster Marvin Park, making his Madrid debut, came on for Zidane's side with 20 minutes left to play.
Shenhua doubled the lead eight minutes after the break when Peng's header found Bi Jinhao, who resisted a shoulder-to-shoulder challenge in the box to drill home.
After Tianjin led 2-1 from the third set, both sides fought to tie at 26-26 which Jiangsu saved one match point to level at 2-2, before taking the decisive fifth set.
Mexico had been due to face Costa Rica on the same day, but the Central American team withdrew on Tuesday because their players faced a two-week quarantine upon returning home.