Midfielder Tony Kroos was confirmed to have torn his left gluteus maximum muscle on Monday and will miss Wednesday's game and the following weekend's trip to face Levante in Valencia.
Maccabi's coach Ioannis Sfairopoulos said: "For us, it is very important that today Bender is more prepared because he comes from the NBA and that he is able to help the team". Enditem
The Belgian, who arrived from Chelsea for around 100 million euros in the summer of 2019, has struggled with a range of injuries since his arrival and taken part in just 22 games from a possible 53 since joining from Chelsea. Enditem
"This will ensure that sportspersons, coaches, media and spectators are kept safe and healthy," President Kenyatta said.
To solve the problems seems the biggest challenge for Schneider. He has to find a solution to a situation that has led to 10 coaches being sacked in the past decade.
Jiangsu registered three-pointer shooting efficiency, with Gong Li and Liang draining shots beyond the arc on successive possessions to set up a 17-point advantage into half-time.
Dalian had the chance to score the equalizer but Salomon Rondon's free-kick smacked the woodwork.
"It will be a new experience for me. I want to help the team achieve their goals. I want to score a lot of goals," he said. Enditem
Atalanta claimed a one-sided win against Lazio, as Papu Gomez took the stage with a brace, helping the Dea enjoy a 4-1 victory.
Also on Tuesday, men's singles seventh seed Matteo Berrettini of Italy cruised to a 6-3, 6-1, 6-3 victory over Canadian Vasek Pospisil.
Thepchaiya Un-Nooh from Thailand won the other group on Saturday.