The fact that the tie was decided with just one leg, rather than the traditional home and away format, meant the game was a potential banana skin for the Chinese-owned team making its first ever appearance in Europe, but Diego Martinez's side got off to a perfect start with two goals in 10 minutes.
Tomas Lapinskas, president of the Lithuanian Wusu Federation, told Xinhua that this year saw no participants from other countries due to COVID-19 quarantine requirements, with the youngest participant being five years old and the oldest around 60.
The decision to declare Gor Mahia the 2019-20 champions in March with nine games of the season left due to the outbreak of the pandemic was upheld by a local tribunal on Tuesday.
Former world number one Victoria Azarenka of Belarus advanced to the quarterfinals as her opponent Darya Kasatkina of Russia retired during the first set with the scores at 6-6.
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.
SUZHOU, China, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- Hebei China Fortune scored twice in stoppage time to force a 3-3 draw with Beijing Guoan in the Chinese Super League (CSL) here on Tuesday.
Flamengo remain second in the group with six points from three matches but with a negative goal difference.
TEHRAN, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- Alexander Nouri, the Iranian-German coach, has been shortlisted to take charge of Iran's top-flight Esteghlal soccer club, Persian Football website reported on Thursday.
"The board is united and there has been no discussion about Dome's position. It hasn't even been considered," Braz told reporters on Saturday.
Fulham almost had the perfect start when an errant pass from Gabriel allowed Aboubakar Kamara through on goal, but Arsenal keeper Bernd Leno was able to scramble the ball to safety.
Stage One involves 32 groups of four players, with the player who tops each group progressing to Stage Two.