Alba's natural replacement in the Barca squad, Junior Firpo, is also injured at the moment, although he is expected to be able to return to training in the coming days. Enditem
The "BVB" controlled possession and should have added another goal to its lead before the break but Freiburg's goalkeeper Florian Muller was on guard to defuse the efforts from Thomas Meunier and Mats Hummels in the closing period of the first half.
"But I take it as a very positive thing. I am playing quite well to win against a player like Stefano today with this score.
Waldrum worked largely within U.S. women's football, and was head coach of Trinidad and Tobago between 2014 and 2016.
CHENGDU, Oct. 4 (Xinhua) -- Rising powerhouse Inner Mongolia got the second straight big win by beating Shandong 101-56 on Sunday, staying on the top of the Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) league here on Sunday.
BUENOS AIRES, Oct. 5 (Xinhua) -- Boca Juniors midfielder Ivan Marcone has joined Spanish side Elche on a season-long loan, the Argentinian club said on Monday.
"To be honest I was over the limit today. At the end I gave everything that I had out there, it was an amazing match," the 27-year-old added.
Elsewhere, Wolfsburg and Augsburg shared the spoils after playing out a goalless stalemate. Enditem
In the first set, Shandong and Tianjin traded leads from the offset. After Shandong's Sun Jie left the court through injury, Tianjin leveled the score 15-15 and then took the set 25-21.
"But I told my players it is the utmost honor to play for the national team," he added.
"I'm sure that I can make many layups on the university basketball court, but here, when opponents inflicted huge pressure on me, my chance of doing that will be much lower."