Meanwhile Alaves has managed just one draw and suffered three defeats under new coach Pablo Machin, whose three-man defense has so far failed to work. The club from Vitoria is not known for being patient with its coaches and the fact it is the club's centenary season only adds to the pressure. The coach that loses this game on Sunday could lose more than three points. Enditem
Leeds United and Manchester City produced a game that lived up to expectations in terms of entertainment with the teams taking one point each after a 1-1 draw.
In addition, the quality of the 10 member teams means there are no easy games for anyone; the region boasts four national sides in FIFA's current top 10 and seven in the top 25.
Despite its backcourt duo of Chen Yanyu and Chen Xinlei's lackluster performance, Shaanxi can still find positives as sophomore Yu Jiarui posted a career-high 35 points.
The 33-year-old will play 17th seed Pablo Carreno Busta the round of eight. The Spaniard dispatched German qualifier Daniel Altmaier 6-2, 7-5, 6-2.
Having overcome last season's top-ranked side Beijing on Thursday, Jiangsu never looked threatened from the tip-off on Monday. They out-rebounded Tianjin 43-25 to score 26 points on second chances.
Like most media, Rangnick criticized that Bayern's latest transfers block spaces for the clubs promising youngsters such as Jamal Musiala, Chris Richards, and Joshua Zirkzee. Enditem
With the approval of The State Council, the 14th National Games will be held in Shaanxi Province from September 5 to September 27, 2021. As the highest-level and largest comprehensive sports meeting in China, the National Games will be held in the vast central and western regions for the first time. Enditem
Bolivia head coach Cesar Farias says he wants to dispel the notion that Bolivia are only competitive at their Hernando Siles stadium in La Paz, more than 3,600 meters above sea level.
After both exchanged serves in the following two games, the former world No. 23 then delivered a dominant performance in the tie break to seal the first set.
Simona Halep of Romania hits a return during the women's singles 4th round match between Simona Halep of Romania and Iga Swiatek of Poland in the French Open tennis tournament 2020 at Roland Garros in Paris, France, Oct. 4, 2020. (Photo by Aurelien Morissard/Xinhua)