LONDON, Oct. 4 (Xinhua) -- Eliud Kipchoge, the world record holder of the men's marathon, failed to defend his London Marathon title on the rain-soaked looped course in St James's Park on Sunday, as Ethiopian Shura Kitata won the race in two hours five minutes and 41 seconds.
Cavani was left out of the Celeste squad by head coach Oscar Tabarez, paying the price for having not played since March.
Svit's Serbian guard and the 2018 MVP Sasa Avramovic had a great night, pushing his teammates to victory with 32 points, seven rebounds, and three assists.
"After a tight first half, we did well on defense and rebounds in the second half," Xinjiang coach Gao Fengjuan explained.
"They're the best team in the league, and proved it today," said Shandong coach Luka Sjekloca. Enditem
There will be tension in Vitoria as Alaves looks to improve on a poor start that has brought just one point in four games under new coach Pablo Machin. They entertain Athletic Bilbao, who produced a dreadful display to lose 1-0 to a newly-promoted Cadiz side that played with nine men for almost 30 minutes on Thursday.
"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.
To make things worse for Schalke, Leipzig continued on the front foot and made it 3-0 just before the break as Marcel Halstenberg's cross allowed Willi Orban to make it three.
Elsewhere Villarreal's Gerard Moreno retains his place in the squad after an excellent start to the season, as does FC Barcelona's Ansu Fati, who scored in the 4-0 defeat against the Ukraine a month ago. Meanwhile Mikel Oyarzabal is also recalled after he too had to drop out in September after testing positive for COVID-19.
Falcao, 34, has found his scoring touch for Galatasaray with three goals from the opening three rounds of the Turkish Super Lig.
Inner Mongolia will meet Shandong on Sunday, while Hebei will face Shanxi on Tuesday. Enditem