MADRID, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- Defending La Liga champions Real Madrid kick off their 2020-21 league campaign with a difficult visit to play Real Sociedad on Sunday evening.
The 79,000-seat Maracana, which hosted the World Cup deciders in 1950 and 2014, was this month described as having the worst playing surface in Brazil by Flamengo vice-president Marcos Braz.
Gilvan Correa pulled a late goal back for the hosts with a stoppage-time header following an Everton Felipe corner.
"I feel unhappy even though I won. The result is not good, my friend Ge could have done better than me," said Kong.
BERLIN, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- Robert Lewandowski is convinced that Bayern Munich's players face the most challenging year of their careers going into the 2020/21 season, where they seek to defend last season's treble of Bundesliga, German Cup and Champions League.
When asked about Suarez, who was also left out of a friendly against Gimnastic Tarragona at the weekend, Koeman said he had "spoken to him about the future and whether or not he will stay."
"The game was in fact over after my team saw a straight red card. However, my team tried their best to avoid a worse defeat," Duisburg head coach Torsten Lieberknecht said.
Ismael Al Hammadi (L) of Shabab Al Ahli vies for the ball with Ali Nemati of Shahr Khodrou during the AFC Asian Champions League group B football match between Shabab Al Ahli of United Arab Emirates and Shahr Khodrou of Iran at Al Janoub Stadium in Doha, Capital of Qatar, Sept. 17, 2020. (Photo by Nikku/Xinhua)
Bayern's harsh reactions show how desperately the club's leadership level is trying to get things in safe waters as soon as possible to allow Flick a good start.
Fans can't wait for Erling Haaland, Jude Bellingham, Jadon Sancho, Real loanee Reinier, Giovanni Reyna and wonderboy Youssoufa Moukoko to get the engine running at full speed.
Brazil has reported more than 135,000 COVID-19 deaths and over 4,497,000 confirmed cases of the virus. Enditem