Real Sociedad had a comfortable 3-0 win at home over Getafe thanks to Mikel Oyarzabal's first half penalty and goals from Mikel Merino and Portu in the 78th and 81st minutes.
Bratislava's budget is significantly smaller this season and the team from Slovakia's capital city got considerably younger with only three players older than 25 years and features only three foreign names.
Shanxi captain Wu Tongtong was pleased to witness her former teammate's progress as both graduated from Changsha Changjun High School in central China's Hunan province and teamed up for the school in national high school tournaments.
The second set was filled with breaks as both players failed to hold their serves from the 6th to the 11th game. Zhang served to win in the 10th game but was broken by her French opponent. However, when the chance appeared again in the 12th, Zhang didn't miss it and wrapped up the victory with a flawless love game.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 6 (Xinhua) -- The New York Red Bulls announced on Tuesday that the team has hired Austrian Gerhard Struber as their new coach.
Mohamed Salah scored twice for Liverpool, but that was scant consolation as Liverpool became the first reigning champion to concede seven goals since 1953.
He is also doubtful for Barca's next games, which are away to Getafe on October 17, their Champions League debut at home to Ferencvaros on October 20, and the first 'Clasico' of the season at home against Real Madrid five days later.
Jose Bordalas' men now travel to play Real Sociedad - one of the most attractive sides in La Liga, but who have struggled for form at home since the return of football in June.
PARIS, Oct. 7 (Xinhua) -- Defending champion Rafael Nadal romped into the semifinals of the French Open in the early hours of Wednesday with a late-night win over Italy's Jannik Sinner.
Ajax had more possession and more chances in the first half, but it was Groningen that found the net after the restart. Ajax goalkeeper Andre Onana stopped a shot from Groningen striker Jorgen Strand Larsen, but he had no answer to the rebound from 19-year-old forward Remco Balk.
On the Shanghai side, Zhou Yuyan had 11 points, and Han Xu bagged 10.