MADRID, Sept. 4 (Xinhua) -- Leo Messi published a video message on Friday afternoon confirming that he will remain at the Barcelona club for the 2020-21 season to see out the remaining year of his contract.
In the other Group B game here on Sunday, Alan Kardec and Adrian Mierzejewski brought Chongqing Dangdai Lifan a 2-0 lead in the first half. After Hui Jiakang narrowed the gap to one in the 62nd minute for Teda, Felix Bastian's penalty was denied by Chongqing goalkeeper Deng Xiaofei in the 85th minute.
"This victory is very important to me - I've worked so hard to get this win," said the 27-year-old Kazakh.
Nigerian striker Kingsley Onuegbu took a part in the ceremony for the trip to the 2020 season on Thursday. The 34-year-old displayed the team's new season jersey as one of 12 new comers.
The victory was Lithuania's first competitive win since 2016, bringing an end to their 22-match winless run. Enditem
Slovenia now rank second behind Greece in Group C3, both having four points. The next games will be played in October against Kosovo and Moldova. Enditem
"The pandemic really has affected us tremendously. But I have not wasted my time. Instead, I kept improving my techniques. I was ready for this competition," he added.
Briton Adam Yates retained the yellow jersey and kept a three-second lead over Jumbo's Primoz Roglic in the overall standings.
Despite dominating possession, Albania could not find an equalizing goal and suffered a further blow when captain Elseid Hysaj was sent off after receiving a second yellow card late in the match.
"It was not a hard game, and I felt good to partner with Wang again. We are very familiar with each other and we cooperate really well," said Huang.
Steven Bergwijn scored the game's only goal in the 61st minute, firing in from close range. After breaking the deadlock, Dwight Lodeweges's team controlled the game at the Johan Cruyff Arena in Amsterdam, restricting Poland to just one shot on target.