It was a case of one in and one out for Atletico Madrid, who lost midfielder Thomas Partay to Arsenal after the Premier League club paid the 50 million euro buyout clause of the Ghanaian international.
The South American zone's 2022 World Cup qualifiers had been scheduled to begin in late March but were postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic. Enditem
CHENGDU, China, Oct. 7 (Xinhua) -- Jiangsu sailed past Shaanxi 89-69 here on Wednesday, starting the 2020-21 Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) campaign with a 3-0 record.
Outscoring its opponent 28-14 after the first quarter, Jiangsu was never really challenged by Shaanxi over the ensuing three quarters.
In contrast, a solid nine goals adorned the match in Banska Bystrica.
"The absence of an important player like Cavani will always be felt but we have to be aware that we have players who are at a very good level in Europe. I'm sure that they will show the manager that they are ready," Suarez said upon his arrival at Montevideo's Carrasco international airport late on Monday.
"Many players have little experience of playing in WCBA. I'm satisfied with their desire to win and fighting spirit," she noted. Enditem
Edmond Tapsoba (R) of Leverkusen vies with Silas Wamangituka of Stuttgart during a German Bundesliga match between VfB Stuttgart and Bayer 04 Leverkusen in Stuttgart, Germany, Oct. 3, 2020. (Photo by Philippe Ruiz/Xinhua)
CHENGDU, China, Oct. 3 (Xinhua) -- After players finished their first Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) game in over nine months, nothing could describe their feelings of excitement.
"It's because I did a lot of things well. I played more aggressively than the previous days. I went to the net more often, and I hit a lot of winners," added the 12-time French Open champion, who needed only one hour and 35 minutes to see off his opponent.
"The match today I think we both play really well and a really great match. She played unbelievably good," said Zhang, who defeated Burel 6-3, 7-6(3) in the Strasbourg Open before coming to Paris.