Also absent were midfielder Arthur Melo, who joined Juventus from Barcelona in July, Flamengo striker Gabriel Barbosa and Real Madrid left-back Marcelo. Sao Paulo's defender-turned-midfielder Dani Alves is unavailable because of a fractured forearm.
Both sides were positive from the start, with both Uzbek and Saudi league champions looking to gain further ground on Shabab Al-Ahli and Shahr Khodro FC, the former having narrowly beaten the latter 1-0 in Monday's early Group B game.
With Javi Martinez and Jerome Boateng as possible departure candidates, until the transfer window is closed on October 5, Flick demands replacements.
Gong Kewei of Hubei competes during the javelin throw of Decathlon on Day 2 of the 2020 Chinese National Athletics Championships in Shaoxing, east China's Zhejiang Province, Sept. 16, 2020. (Xinhua/Jia Yuchen)
In April 2019, CBA president Yao Ming and the league disclosed the "CBA 2.0" plan, which was designed to upgrade the league in many ways. According to data from China Central Television, the viewing numbers of the 2020 regular season surpassed those of the regular season plus playoffs of previous seasons.
The announcement followed a video conference call involving CONMEBOL officials and FIFA president Gianni Infantino, in which the Paraguay-based entity sought guarantees that clubs would release their players.
The region's qualifiers are scheduled to begin in October, more than six months later than originally planned because of the global health crisis.
The Kazakh Super League runners-up evened the score two minutes before halftime, as Brazilian star Vagner Love found the net after an accurate pass from captain Gafurzhan Suyumbayev.
Reguilon will cost the Spurs 30 million euros, and according to Spanish sports paper Diario AS, has agreed a deal until the end of June 2025 with Real Madrid reserving the right to buy him back for 40 million euros before the summer of 2022.
"We have to improve in order to be able to compete in the league with guarantees," added Dutchman.
ROME, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- Top seeds Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal advanced to the quarterfinals of the Italian Open with straight-set wins on Friday.