Both Thiem and Zverev are seeking their first ever Grand Slam title, and Thiem might have a slight mental advantage, winning the past three matches against the German.
Ten minutes later, Spanish midfielder Nono curved the ball beautifully over the wall on a set-piece and Dobrivoj Rusov had to fish the ball out of his net for the second and final time.
Hoeness said no Bayern player would be rewarded beyond the best earners Manuel Neuer and Robert Lewandowski.
Luneng went ahead in the 19th minute when their striker Duan Liuyu miskicked the ball which flew into Pelle's way, and the Italian swept it in from a close range.
CHENGDU, Sept. 12 (Xinhua) -- After over 300 days of waiting, China's second-tier league, the Chinese Football League A kicked off here on Saturday.
BERLIN, Sept. 13 (Xinhua) -- Hoffenheim saw off courageous Chemnitzer FC 3-2 following a penalty shootout whereas Stuttgart and Bayer Leverkusen got the job done with more ease to get through the opening round in the German Cup on Sunday.
Both sides had one player down in the dying minute as Luneng's Dai Lin was sent off due to an awful tackle after Evergrande's Luo Guofu saw red for stamping.
In a showdown between two clinical power-hitters, Osaka and Brady split the opening two sets, with Osaka claiming the tiebreak in the first and Brady taking the sole breaking chance in the second.
18-year-olds Kays Ruiz-Atil and Arnaud Kalimuendo made their first team debuts in attack while between the posts was 20-year-old Marcin Bulka, who was making just his second appearance.
The former German international said that Premier League clubs are trying to take advantage of the extended transfer window due to the COVID-19 pandemic: "We are ahead of a nerve-racking three weeks until the window closes on October 5."
GUIYANG, China, Sept. 12 (Xinhua) -- A smart gym, which is the second one founded for the ever-increasing demand of the residents, has opened in the community of Guihang in Guiyang, capital of southwest China's Guizhou province, according to the provincial sports bureau.