SUZHOU, China, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- With a wonder goal from Marcelo Cirino, Chongqing Lifan beat Wuhan Zall 1-0 in the 12th round of the Chinese Super League (CSL) here on Tuesday.
Chelsea were the summer's big spenders and the game was a big test of both their and Liverpool's title credentials, but things swung dramatically Liverpool's way as Andreas Christensen was sent off for pulling Mane back when he was through on goal in the first half injury time.
He clocked an impressive 3:28.45 to win the 1,500m in Monaco, just four one-hundredths of a second outside his lifetime best.
The South American zone World Cup qualifiers were originally scheduled to begin in late March but were suspended because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mainz were unable to put up resistance but were lucky enough that Forsberg rattled only the woodwork in the 31st minute and Angelino hit the side netting from tight angle before the half time.
The second half started similar to the first as Leverkusen were the more active team whereas the "Wolves" lurked for their chances.
A few weeks ago, Union Berlin striker Sebastian Polter was suspended following a corona-based wage dispute.
The win was a relief for the German coach and the struggling defending champions as they have scored only one goal in the opening three games, which was the worst record for the capital club since the 1984-1985 season.
PARIS, Sept. 23 (Xinhua) -- China's Wang Xinyu moved into the second round of qualifying at the French Open with a staight-set win over Robin Anderson of the United States.
The top four teams at the end of the qualifying tournament will automatically book a place in football's showpiece tournament. The fifth-ranked side will advance to a two-legged intercontinental playoff.
Chengdu was the only side who had pocketed three wins consecutively in the first three rounds of the league.