A month has passed since then and the game will be a good test of Liverpool's ability to defend their title after beating Chelsea a week ago and also of how much Arsenal have improved under Mikel Arteta. Enditem
"We are now more than halfway through our journey but face an uphill battle ahead," the vice president and secretary-general of the Beijing 2022 Organizing Committee told Xinhua in an exclusive interview.
"Atletico are very competitive and ambitious. What I want is for them to continue growing, and I will try to achieve something important," he concluded. Enditem
Alessandrini converted a penalty in the 57th after his teammate Zhou Junchen was fouled by Teda defender Qian Yumiao. The Frenchman then doubled in the 89th minute to seal the win for Huanghai.
She had hoped to make her comeback at Roland Garros, the main draw for which begins on September 27 and runs through to October 11, but has withdrawn from the event last week.
Both sides had chances in the first half, but all shooting attempts were of low quality. Wang Shenchao was fouled in the penalty area in 42nd minute, but the Shanghai defender was offside beforehand.
In Sunday's only other fixture, Vasco da Gama missed the chance to stay in touch with leaders Atletico Mineiro after a 1-0 defeat at Coritiba. Robson Fernandes struck the winner from the penalty spot in the 90th minute.
The decision was announced in a meeting on Tuesday, hosted by the Beijing Organizing Committee for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games president Cai Qi, who emphasized COVID-19 pandemic control and prevention in the next phase of preparation for the Games.
Guangzhou posed more threats than Dalian in the first half, but no goals were scored. What's worse for Rafa Benitez's side, Swedish center-back Marcus Danielson was subbed after just 21 minutes because of a head injury.
Arsenal continued their winning start to the season with goals from Alexandre Lacazette and young striker Eddie Nketiah, who scored the winner five minutes from time after Michail Antonio had equalized for West Ham just before the break.
Guoan now sit second in Group B with 25 points, with two rounds in the first stage remaining. Guoan have booked a spot in Group C for the championship race. Enditem