But it was another nightmare weekend for Ferrari on their home turf. Before Leclerc's accident, his teammate Vettel had become the first retirement of the race, pulling off with brake failure on lap six after having qualified a lowly 17th.
Despite dominating possession, Albania could not find an equalizing goal and suffered a further blow when captain Elseid Hysaj was sent off after receiving a second yellow card late in the match.
In the other matches of the day, Xiamen Tefang edged Shenzhen Nankeda 4-1, while Zhejiang Nengyuan defeated Anhui Souyu 3-2. Enditem
Another interesting returnee is Martin Odegaard, who is back at the club after an excellent loan spell with Real Sociedad, and it will be interesting to see if the youngster finally gets the chance to impress in an attacking midfield role where there is much competition.
"All the people involved with the Games are working together to prepare, and the athletes are also making considerable efforts toward next year under the circumstances they've been handed," Hashimoto said during a press conference.
SUZHOU, China, Sept. 5 (Xinhua) -- Hebei China Fortune defeated Shanghai SIPG 2-0 in the ninth round of the Chinese Super League (CSL) here on Saturday, breaking Shanghai's unbeaten record in the season.
After months of preparation, the ITTF announced the return of table tennis to the international arena and named it RESTART.
XIAMEN, China, Sept. 4 (Xinhua) -- Yin Ruoning continued the incredible start to her professional career on Friday as the Shanghai teenager won the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Orient Masters by one stroke in Fujian province for her third straight win.
"Our opponents played very well today. We were not decisive enough. In the deciding set, we tried to play our tactical discipline and not be influenced by our rivals. We made it," said Liu.
After a discussion of around 10 minutes between tournament referees and officials, Djokovic was disqualified from the match in accordance with the rules.
The ITTF Women's World Cup features 20 athletes, including the world champion, qualified players from all completed continental events (Africa, Europe and Pan America) and players selected by world rankings from the other continents (Asia and Oceania). For each World Cup event, there will be maximum of two players per association. Enditem