ASUNCION, Sept. 28 (Xinhua) -- The president of Paraguayan club Olimpia, Marco Trovato, has received a lifetime football ban for match fixing, FIFA said on Monday.
Jiangsu built an unsinkable 8-2 lead before it took the first set 25-16 and then won the second 25-11.
Both are very much underdogs against Manchester United, Paris Saint-Germain and Istanbul Basaksehir (Leipzig) and Real Madrid, Inter Milan, and Shakhtar Donetsk (Gladbach).
Both teams created and missed chances in the first half and made life a little easier in the season, with no one breaking the deadlock.
Zidane is likely to bring either Isco or Luka Modric into his starting 11 to replace Kroos, although the doubt remains whether he will use a 4-4-2 with a midfield diamond formation that helped Madrid beat Betis at the weekend, or the 4-3-3 he fielded away to Real Sociedad in his side's league opener.
MADRID, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) -- Real Madrid winger Eden Hazard has suffered another muscle injury and is unlikely to play for the club before the middle of October.
Striker Issa Alekasir's header in the 88th minute found the back of net and sent the Reds to the competition's next round.
CHENGDU, China, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) -- Sichuan pleased home crowds by shocking title contenders Xinjiang 87-81, while Jiangsu got off to a flying start with a 85-68 victory over Beijing as the 2020-21 Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) league kicked off here on Thursday.
The single-leg match was played behind closed doors in the central city of Petah Tikva, after Beer Sheva's Turner stadium in southern Israel was closed in June due to structural concerns.
"He is taking his medical test and he still has to sign his contract," commented Koeman, who said that although he would "rather not talk" until the youngster had put pen to paper, "we are going to have a young full back. He will have to compete with other defenders, but he is young and has played in the Champions League and I am certain he will be very useful."
Luo's compatriots Zhao Xintong, Xiao Guodong and Zhou Yuelong all have progressed into the second stage earlier.