Like Baum, pundits such as Lothar Matthaeus have discovered that the Royal Blues squad lacks the speed that modern football requires.
Alba's natural replacement in the Barca squad, Junior Firpo, is also injured at the moment, although he is expected to be able to return to training in the coming days. Enditem
Chaux, 28, replaces Napoli keeper David Ospina, who was barred from traveling after two players from the Italian club tested positive for coronavirus, the Colombian Football Federation (FCF) said on Monday.
The game started with Inner Mongolia taking a 24-10 lead in the first quarter. Hebei tried to fight back in the second period, only to see Inner Mongolia pull away with a 34-14 third quarter.
TEHRAN, Oct. 6 (Xinhua) -- Mahmoud Fekri was named Iran's Esteghlal soccer team head coach on Monday, the Tehran Times daily reported.
CHENGDU, China, Oct. 7 (Xinhua) -- Dongguan inflicted the third consecutive loss on Wuhan, 80-62, in the Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) league here on Wednesday.
"I'm very happy. It was a great match, I didn't make any mistakes. Casper is a really great player, very attractive to play, I think there were many good rallies, it was a good match from both of us," said the recently-crowned US Open champion.
PARIS, Oct. 4 (Xinhua) -- Top seed Simona Halep's 17-game winning streak was snapped on Sunday at Roland Garros, as the Romanian ended her run for a third major title 6-1, 6-2 following a devastating performance from Iga Swiatek in the women's singles fourth-round match.
"We haven't had an official game for quite a long time, thus leading to our huge anticipation towards it. All of us are excited about coming back on court," added China's national team center.
Moussa Djenepo scored his first home goal for Southampton in the 41st minute and Oriol Romeu smacked home a sensational volley with just over 20 minutes remaining as the Saints kept their second clean sheet in two games.
"We found several problems during the tournament and we will strengthen training in the future," he added.