BERLIN, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- Goals from Joshua Guilavogui and Daniel Ginczek helped Wolfsburg to beat resilient Ukrainian outfit Desna 2-0 in the UEFA Europa League third qualifying round on Thursday.
Philippe Coutinho also has a lot to prove after his loan spell at Bayern, while questions remain over what style of play Koeman will look to impose.
DALIAN, China, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- Jiangsu Suning stunned defending champion Guangzhou Evergrande 2-1, while Shandong Luneng beat Henan Jianye 2-0 in the 13th round of the Chinese Super League (CSL) here on Thursday.
Reports speak about Schalke's financial bottlenecks as one reason why Jochen Schneider hasn't fired the coach yet. The club's director has come under fire. Fans accuse him of being fatally inactive while Wagner is under attack due to his misleading tactical approach.
But these are just one-quarter of over 200 simplification measures to be talked about and more challenges are lying ahead of the IOC and Olympics organizers.
The win came thanks to goals from winger Darwin Machis and veteran Jorge Molina, and means that Granada has won all four of its opening games this season, with two wins in La Liga and two in its first ever appearance in European competition.
The Barcelona-based sports press report than Barca are closing in on a deal to sign Ajax's 19-year defender Sergino Dest and are also interested in Norwich City's Max Adams as replacements.
Knowing that a two-goal margin win would secure their place in the Round of 16 alongside Al Ahli and ahead of Al Shorta, Esteghlal pressed hard from the outset and opened the scoring in the 29th minute when Mehdi Ghaedi, assisted by Farshid Esmaeili on the edge of the box, drilled a powerful drive that nestled into the bottom corner despite Al Owais' best efforts to save the shot.
MADRID, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- Real Madrid faces its second tough test of its title credentials in two weeks when it travels to play Real Betis on Saturday night.
LONDON, Sept. 26 (Xinhua) -- Mark Selby reached the final at the Snooker European Masters after defeating China's top player Ding Junhui and compatriot Shaun Murphy in Milton Keynes, England on Friday.
An official with the committee said they will shift the focus to the preparation of next year's event, and try to stage an event with higher specifications, more international vision, greater influence and higher quality.