"We haven't played an official game for a long time, so players were kind of excited, and we transferred a lot of positive energy on the court," Shandong coach Luka Sjekloca noted.
In advance of Wednesday's encounter, the 2012 German champion seems to carry a more massive load on its shoulders.
The decision is made in light of the growing reputation and prestige of AFC competitions with the new brand taking effect from 2021, Asian football's governing body said in a statement.
Persepolis FC head coach Yahya Golmohammadi (R) and player Sayed Jalal Husseini attend a press conference ahead of the round of 16 match of AFC Champions League between Persepolis FC of Iran and Al Sadd of Qatar in Doha, capital of Qatar, Sept. 26, 2020. (Photo by Nikku/Xinhua)
"We kept Bayern at distance and finished off our fast breaks. Moreover, we fought as a team on the pitch. This is why we won today," Hoffenheim goalkeeper Oliver Baumann said.
"The sales of fitness equipment has been increasing. According to the Suning platform, sales of dumbbells, hula hoops and yoga mats increased by more than 300 percent over the same period of 2019," said Liu Fumin, director of the Department of Sports Economics of China General Administration of Sport.
Roma, Paris Saint-Germain, Ajax, Bayern Munich and Wolverhampton Wanderers have also been linked with the attacker.
Some fans and pundits fear Flick could soon be fed up with his side's strategy to avoid costly transfers and follow what many call a healthy spending policy.
Everton made it three wins from three games after Dominic Calvert-Lewin and Richarlison's penalty, given by the VAR for handball, gave them a 2-1 win away to Crystal Palace
In 2019 he signed with the Milwaukee Bucks and this year he joined the Warriors.
Behind the scene, insiders report huge expectations regarding Salihamidzic's ability to solve the problem within the next week.