Dia Saba (R) of Guangzhou R&F vies with Gu Cao of Henan Jianye during the 10th round match between Henan Jianye and Guangzhou R&F at the postponed 2020 season Chinese Football Association Super League (CSL) Dalian Division in Dalian, northeast China's Liaoning Province, Sept. 8, 2020. (Xinhua/Long Lei)
TEHRAN, Sept. 3 (Xinhua) -- Iran coach Dragan Skocic said on Thursday that Team Melli need to hold preparatory matches based on his philosophy ahead of 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification.
"It's good that I managed to win in three sets and with a day off and just a three-setter to play, I'm feeling good," said last year's runner-up Medvedev.
Shanghai-based Oriental Sports Daily doubted the Brazilian player had time to go through any kind of medical quarantine.
"We do not want to speculate on any situation," he said. "Considering the possibility of (further) postponement or cancellation, in case of any discussion, the IOC, Tokyo 2020 and key partners will have to sit together for any possible options at that time."
Spain responded with a big chance at the other end of the pitch as a misplaced return pass from Emre Can to goalkeeper Kevin Trapp allowed Rodrigo Moreno to intercept the loose ball. However, Trapp denied Moreno after blocking the shot in the nick of time in the 14th minute.
Hunan Hualai ranks third after sweeping Jiangsu Weikeduo 5-0 on Tuesday, with their opponents remaining at the bottom with no wins.
"As for the disqualification, I need to go back within and work on my disappointment and turn this all into a lesson for my growth and evolution as a player and human being."
"Since 2010, I have never gone without competing for such a long time, so this represents a precious chance," said the 2016 world champion. "It's important to recover my form step by step."
BERLIN, Sept. 3 (Xinhua) -- Jose Luis Gaya's injury-time equalizer canceled out Timo Werner's opener and helped Spain snatch a last-gasp 1-1 draw with Germany in Group 4 of the UEFA Nations League on Thursday.
Mbappe's goal in the 41st minute was his 14th goal for his country. The 21-year-old cut in from the left and found the gap between Sweden goalkeeper Robin Olsen and the post with a left-footed shot.