Real opened their season with a 0-0 draw away to Real Sociedad on Sunday after 90 minutes where they controlled the ball for large periods, but failed to create the clear chances needed to take all three points. It's true they still lack match practice after just one warm up game and that Martin Odegaard gave glimpses that he will slot into the side with few problems. Meanwhile the return of Eden Hazard, Marco Asensio and Isco after injury should also help Zinedine Zidane, but for the moment it looks as if scoring enough goals is again going to be Zidane's main headache this season.
MADRID, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- Spanish La Liga club Real Sociedad on Tuesday confirmed the transfer of defender Diego Llorente to recently promoted Premier League club Leeds United.
After Ronald Koeman left 'Oranje' for FC Barcelona in August, the search for a new candidate started. Assistant Dwight Lodeweges led the Netherlands temporarily against Poland (1-0 win) and Italy (1-0 loss) in the beginning of September.
SUZHOU, China, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- Hulk scored from the penalty area as Shanghai SIPG beat Shijiazhuang Ever Bright 1-0 in the 12th round of the Chinese Super League (CSL) here on Tuesday.
Jiang Zhe (R) of Chongqing Dangdai Lifan vies the ball during the 12th round match between Chongqing Dangdai Lifan and Wuhan Zall at the postponed 2020 season Chinese Football Association Super League (CSL) Suzhou Division in Suzhou, east China's Jiangsu Province, Sept. 22, 2020. (Xinhua/Li Bo)
The first round will be completed on October 8 when Colombia confront Venezuela in Barranquilla and Brazil encounter Bolivia in Sao Paulo.
Cheruiyot will contest the event with fellow Kenyans including the world 800m bronze medalist Ferguson Rotich and Commonwealth Games 800m champion Wycliffe Kinyamal.
Starring Gong Li as legendary volleyball coach Lang Ping, the film is a cinematic depiction of the multigenerational struggle of the Chinese women's volleyball team to secure glory for the nation.
James, 29, has also sparkled in his first two matches in the Premier League following his move from Real Madrid.
Crystal Palace's win at Old Trafford means they are one of five teams with six points from two games and they will face another team with a perfect start when Everton visit Selhurst Park on Saturday afternoon. The game sees the side with the best pass completion numbers in the Premier League (Everton 88.3 percent) against Palace, who have the worst a pass completion rate (56.4 percent), so it's probably fair to say we can expect a contrast in styles.
While preparing for the Supercup, Flick is busy setting up his new squad. After demanding a deal with David Alaba, the Bayern manager has placed an appeal at the club's leaders to sign Germany's 2014 World Cup hero Mario Goetze.