"I think it's an amazing feeling. I was waiting for this moment for a long time and I am very, very happy to be here," Thiago told the Liverpool club's website.
James Rodriguez then put Everton in front, shortly before receiving a hand in the face from West Brom defender Kieran Gibbs, who was sent off for his trouble.
The decision was widely welcomed not only by professional football clubs but other sports such as handball and basketball.
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.
"My wish is to improve my personal best, but this will be my first event of the season, so I don't know what awaits me ahead but I'm promising impressive results," said Sawe, who holds Kenya's national record of 2.25m.
Meanwhile, the 2020 Denmark Open in Odense, a BWF World Tour event, will proceed as originally planned in the BWF Tournament Calendar from October 13 to 18.
Tractor will participate at the next year's AFC Champions League qualification as the champions of Iran's Hazfi Cup. Enditem
The aggregate winner will qualify for the Champions League's group stage. Enditem
Nouri has been without a team since parting company with Hertha BSC in April.
"It was important for Pierre-Emerick to stay with us. He's a superb player with an incredible mentality. Being the player to have taken the least amount of time to reach 50 goals with this club tells you everything you need to know about him and his way of working."
He added that although the veteran striker is currently training separately from the rest of the players, "if in the end he is unable to find another team, he will be another member in the squad here."