RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 14 (Xinhua) -- The turf at Rio de Janeiro's Maracana stadium will be relaid after weeks of criticism from players, coaches and officials.
FUZHOU, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) club Fujian Sturgeons said on Saturday that they will not sign Ty Lawson back to the franchise after his controversial social media post triggered public anger.
Barca will play newly promoted Elche in the Camp Nou on Saturday a week before they kick off their La Liga campaign at home to Villarreal.
Saturday's next game is a rescheduled fixture, which sees Osasuna return to their remodeled El Sadar Stadium to face a Getafe side playing their first game of the season.
With the domestic 2020/2021 campaign set to start on this Friday evening, none of the 17 challengers seems to have found a convincing answer yet.
"I even couldn't believe that a defender has terrific skills like Li. It's important to have such an advantage in the game," Suning coach Cosmin Olaroiu praised.
Dunajska Streda became the only Slovak football club to continue its journey in any European club competition after defeating the fourth placed team of the last season of the Czech Fortuna Liga FK Jablonec despite trailing twice and forcing the attractive game into overtime.
In the 70th minute, Al Duhail restored parity again as Al Duhail captain Ali launched a half-volleyed effort that hit the upright on its way in to tie 2-2. Five minutes later, Sharjah were awarded a penalty and Coronado stepped up and converted from the spot.
The 87-year-old Senegalese was sentenced to two years in prison, with another two years suspended. The court also imposed a fine of 500,000 euros (about 592,500 U.S. dollars) on Diack.
The English, Spanish and German press on Thursday all reported that Liverpool have agreed to a fee of around 30 million euros for Bayern Munich's Spanish international midfielder Thiago Alcantara.
Elsewhere on Tuesday, Ecuador's LDU Quito secured a 1-0 win away to Peru's Binacional, courtesy of a first-half goal from Matias Zunino.