"We inflicted great pressure on our opponents throughout the game. Offensively we played inside out and showed our level," Inner Mongolia coach Zheng Wei reflected.
Koeman had made no secret that he wanted the duo and the failure to sign Garcia leaves Barca looking especially lightweight in central defense, where they only have Gerard Pique and Clement Lenglet, with Ronald Araujo to provide cover.
"I can't get to sleep last night because I was so excited," The 43-year-old swimming fanatic said. "And I was not the only one - every one of our online group was awake late at night, cheering each other up for today's event."
WASHINGTON, Oct. 6 (Xinhua) -- The 2020-21 NHL season is being targeted for Jan. 1, the NHL and NHL Players' Association announced on Tuesday.
Shandong began to lose momentum after the interval, and Inner Mongolia scored many fast break points on turnovers. With a 30-point margin in hand before the last 10 minutes, Inner Mongolia met little challenge thereafter.
Trencin entered the new season with a triumph thanks to a strong second period, scoring four goals and breaking its opponent Detva in the process.
Early indications are that Carvajal could be out of action for up to two months, which means as well as the forthcoming internationals, he will also have to sit out this weekend's La Liga trip to play Levante, and league matches against Cadiz, Huesca, Valencia and Villarreal.
Chaux, who was named in Colombia's preliminary squad for last year's Copa America in Brazil, joined America de Cali this year from their Colombian top flight rivals Patriotas Boyaca.
"They're the best team in the league, and proved it today," said Shandong coach Luka Sjekloca.
Referee Daniele Doveri checks the field of play before the match at Allianz Stadium in Turin, Italy, on Oct. 4, 2020. The Serie A soccer match between Juventus and Napoli scheduled on Oct. 4, 2020 was abandoned as the visiting Napoli team failed to show up after players tested positive for coronavirus. (Photo by Alberto Lingria/Xinhua)
"After a tight first half, we did well on defense and rebounds in the second half," Xinjiang coach Gao Fengjuan explained.