"We showed our character," Jiangsu coach Ding Tie said. "But after some young players substituted in, the level of our defense went down."
He called the latest defeats of Liverpool (7-2) and Manchester United (6-1), aside from Bayern Munich's loss against Hoffenheim (4-1), the forerunners.
Saturday's final game saw Betis bounce back after consecutive defeats with a 2-0 win away to Valencia. Sergio Canales celebrated his return to the Spanish national team squad by opened the scoring following a magnificent piece of control and shot in the 19th minute and Cristian Tello scored Betis' second of the game with 16 minutes left to play to assure they leapfrog Real Sociedad to sleep as leaders. Enditem
The last edition of the competition was held in June 2018 in Wuhan, China, as the host nation bagged all 11 gold medals. Enditem
Jorginho scored two penalties in the 78th and 82nd minutes to assure a comfortable win in the best performance by Frank Lampard's side this season.
James Rodriguez scored twice and added an assist as Everton beat Brighton 4-2 to keep its 100 percent winning record on Saturday.
Thanks to the third-round win, Wuhan moved atop the championship group standings with six points.
With a 4,000-seat capacity, the Weihai Nanhai Olympic Center will host the doubles events. The newly-opened venue is currently staging the 2020 China National Table Tennis Championships.
"My team secured a deserved victory today. We should have scored more goals but in the end all I care for are the three points," Leipzig's head coach Julian Nagelsmann said. Enditem
TEHRAN, Oct. 5 (Xinhua) -- The Iranian national soccer team will play a friendly match with Uzbekistan on Thursday, local media reported on Monday.
Struber joins the Red Bulls from English Championship side Barnsley, where he's been since November 2019. The Red Bulls paid an undisclosed fee to Barnsley to release him from his contract.