He said Schalke's squad needs to forget about last season's disappointments and try to start afresh. "There is no specific goal for the new season besides doing better," the attacker said.
Ge Manqi dominated in the women's 100m race with a 11.35s, Yang Huizhen and Guo Zhongze won the women and men's 400m respectively. Hu Zhiying and Liang Qi claimed victories in the women and men's 1500m. Wu Yanni won the women's 100m hurdles, while Ma Qun was the winner of the men's javelin. Enditem
In the women's draw, US Open quarterfinalist Elise Mertens of Belgium disposed of Chinese Taipei's Hsieh Su-Wei 6-3, 6-1.
The second half saw Sharjah take the first lead after Moroccan defender Medhi Benatia received a red card for an elbow on Sharjah playmaker Igor Coronado, who beat the goalkeeper with a curled effort, but the ball bounced off the upright and fell to midfielder Majed Surour whose diving header help Sharjah establish the lead for the first time in the tie.
Real Sociedad were a bit flat in their opening day 1-1 draw away to Real Valladolid, but should be sharper after that game and another week's training, and although the stands of the Reale Arena will again be devoid of fans on Sunday night, this should be a tough test of Madrid's ability to defend their title. Enditem
"We had more rest time than other teams. This will benefit us for the match against Al Shorta," Namjoo Motlagh was quoted as saying.
Jota is Liverpool's third signing this summer, following Spanish midfielder Thiago Alcantara and Greek defender Kostas Tsimikas.
New signing Donny van de Beek came into the game as a substitute and gave United a chance with a goal on his debut, but Zaha's excellent second strike five minutes from time condemned them to defeat.
BERLIN, Sept 17 (Xinhua) -- Quitting has never been an option for Belgian footballer Benito Raman.
"It's an agreement by our clubs and investors. We are expecting to help them get reasonable control of the spending. Besides that, all of us want a more balanced league. Under the cap, the teams are encouraged to pay more attention to their youth training system instead of buying players."
The attacking midfielder will find it tough to break into Zidane's starting 11, but his departure was a blow to Real Sociedad. The Basque side acted quickly and the signing of veteran David Silva to replace Odegaard looks like a smart move, although the former Manchester City man will probably have to settle for a place on the bench after testing positive for COVID-19 on the same day he was presented by the club.