"We have to improve in order to be able to compete in the league with guarantees," added Dutchman.
Incidents of harassment focused on blaming China and Chinese people as the source of the virus and mocking Chinese dietary habits, it said.
Second seed Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic also met little trouble in her 6-4, 6-3 win over Russia's Anna Blinkova.
LONDON, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- Liverpool have agreed a fee of around 45 million pounds (58 million US dollars) to sign Portuguese forward Diogo Jota from Wolves just 24 hours after completing the signing of midfielder Thiago Alcantara from Bayern Munich.
In the 28th minute, thanks to a short cross from Cedric Bakambu on the midfield, Renato Augusto dribbled through defender Ding Haifeng and contributed a calm tap-in to pull one back.
"We've taken note of all of his personal and technical characteristics as well as watching him play," Tite told a virtual news conference. "He is a new emerging talent in an important position," he added.
Pakhtakor goalkeeper Suyonov was sent off in the 65th minute and Sanzar Kuvvatov was brought on to take his place. But almost instantly, the Uzbek side rallied at the other end of the pitch and replied with a goal, as substitute striker Eren Derdiyok blasted in the rebound after Dragan Ceran's initial effort was saved.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- Marcos Keno scored a hat-trick as Atletico Mineiro twice came from behind to win 4-3 at Atletico Goianiense and move to the top of the Brazilian Serie A standings on Saturday.
Since Uruguayan Football Association (UAF) matches resumed, only one case of COVID-19 has been detected in a youth player.
LONDON, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- Football's global governing body FIFA has predicted a drop of 120 million US dollars in revenue for the period 2019-2022 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, as the FIFA Congress approved a revised budget for the four-year financial cycle on Friday.
Bayern's harsh reactions show how desperately the club's leadership level is trying to get things in safe waters as soon as possible to allow Flick a good start.