SUZHOU, China, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- Qingdao Huanghai's hopes of avoiding relegation suffered a setback on Wednesday when the newly-promoted side lost to Chongqing Lifan 3-0 in the 11th round of the postponed 2020 Chinese Super League (CSL).
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.
The South American zone World Cup qualifiers were originally scheduled to begin in late March but were suspended because of the coronavirus pandemic.
According to regulations, the last-placed team will be the only one automatic movers. In contrast, the other relegated team and promotion spots will be decided between the 15th place of CSL and the second tier's second place in a two-legged play-off, which will be held in the Suzhou division on November 18 and 22. Enditem
TEHRAN, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- The Iranian national soccer team have moved into the top 30 in the new FIFA world rankings, the Tehran Times daily reported on Thursday.
Despite all the challenges ahead, Bayern can do it again, Lewandowski commented. Enditem
"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.
"There was kind of this confusion between the indoor and outdoor record - it's kind of merged. I already had the world record but I wanted to clear everything up and be the best outdoor," said the Swede, who had taken 13 attempts at 6.15m in the season before the night.
Infantino also reiterated FIFA's prioritization of women's football through the recently-launched FIFA Women's Development Program and investment totaling one billion US dollars over the current four-year cycle.
"We are working hard for the new season and I think we will have the same group of players that we have now in pre-season," he commented.
The 37-year-old was among 26 players summoned by head coach Gerardo Martino for the Tricolor's first fixtures of the year, which will be preceded by a five day training camp starting Saturday.