"This is the first formal game since the pandemic, to me, it is a test which will provide a reference for my following winter training." Enditem
MADRID, Sept. 13 (Xinhua) -- Valencia overcame a nightmare summer which has seen unrest amongst the club's fans and a host of key players abandon the club, to come back twice from behind and beat local rivals Levante 4-2 in their opening game of the season.
Messi received a one-match ban for an altercation with Chile's Gary Medel in the Copa America third-place playoff in July last year, which Argentina won 2-1.
With around 50 players testing positive for COVID-19 in Spain during pre-season it seems obvious that some teams are going to be affected again in the coming weeks and months, despite the efforts of the Spanish football league (La Liga).
"It was all a bit of daze," said Hamilton, who also took home the bonus point for fastest lap. "It was like three races in one day. Just incredibly tough. This track is phenomenal and keeping Valtteri behind was not easy. [With] all those restarts, total focus was needed. My heart is racing. It is crazy to be here and to have 90 Grand Prix wins."
Alex Teixeira (R) of Jiangsu Suning breaks through during the 11th round match between Jiangsu Suning 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. 13, 2020. (Xinhua/Long Lei)
LONDON, Sept. 9 (Xinhua) -- It's a new season but everyone will be looking to the same team to be the favorites to lift the Premier League title.
"The AFC Executive Committee recognized that the pandemic has affected the ability of the AFC to deliver its competitions," the Asian football governing body said in a statement.
He played for Maccabi Tel Aviv, Dinamo Zagreb, Krylya Sovetov Samara and other teams in Europe.
When the safety car pulled in on lap 7, Valtteri Bottas, who had overtaken teammate Hamilton to lead after the first start, unusually elected to bunch the pack up until after he had crossed the start-finish line.
Osasuna were rocked on Wednesday with the news that key striker Chimy Avila tore his cruciate knee ligaments in training and he could miss most of the season.