The only disappointment for Graham Potter's side was a late red card for Yves Bissouma.
Real opened their season with a 0-0 draw away to Real Sociedad on Sunday after 90 minutes where they controlled the ball for large periods, but failed to create the clear chances needed to take all three points. It's true they still lack match practice after just one warm up game and that Martin Odegaard gave glimpses that he will slot into the side with few problems. Meanwhile the return of Eden Hazard, Marco Asensio and Isco after injury should also help Zinedine Zidane, but for the moment it looks as if scoring enough goals is again going to be Zidane's main headache this season.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- Corinthians have reached a deal to sign Ecuador international midfielder Juan Cazares from their Brazilian Serie A rivals Atletico Mineiro, according to widespread local press reports.
DOHA, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- Sweden's world record holder Armand Duplantis continued his winning streak in the men's pole vault at the Diamond League meet in Doha on Friday.
The deadlock was broken in the 37th minute as Huanghai's Gao Xiang jumped high above the Teda defender to head in Yang Yu's unexpected cross.
This Friday saw Messi publish a 'goodbye' letter of Suarez, his friend and strike partner for the past six seasons, who this week signed for Atletico Madrid after scoring 198 goals for the club.
A runner from Yunnan also won the women's race. The 23-year-old Dou chopped more than five minutes off her career-best to win in 2:34:38. Local runner He Yinli, who owns a fast personal best of 2:27:35, finished second at 2:35:46. Dou's teammate Pan Yinli finishes third with a 2:37:49 clocking. Enditem
Guoan now sits second in Group B with 25 points, with two rounds in the first stage remaining, and has booked a spot in Group C for the championship race.
GUAYAQUIL, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- Fiorentina loanee Pedro and Uruguayan midfielder Giorgian De Arrascaeta scored first-half goals as defending champions Flamengo beat Barcelona SC 2-1 in their Copa Libertadores Group A match in Ecuador on Tuesday.
The KNVB called three people who were interested to be named as Koeman's successor. Frank Rijkaard said no, because he wishes to remain retired. Peter Bosz said no because he is under contract at Bayer Leverkusen and the third candidate Frank de Boer was available and said yes.
Bach reiterated that the sports world needs to "work diligently and comprehensively" to take the right decisions because nobody can predict what will happen in the next 10 months.