"We are now more than halfway through our journey but face an uphill battle ahead," the vice president and secretary-general of the Beijing 2022 Organizing Committee told Xinhua in an exclusive interview.
The match was decisive to both teams, as only two rounds were left in the first phase. Sierra Leone striker Buya Turay broke the deadlock for Hebei in the 7th minute with a volley from a cross by Marcao.
South American football governing body CONMEBOL is understood to have ruled out the possibility of postponing the fixture. The entity's coronavirus protocols required clubs to register 50 players in their Copa Libertadores squads to help teams with several coronavirus cases.
Liverpool took advantage of the extra man early in the second half when Mane opened the scoring with a powerful header after a move involving Fabinho and Mohamed Salah in the 50th minute.
The KNVB called three people who were interested to be named as Koeman's successor. Frank Rijkaard said no, because he wishes to remain retired. Peter Bosz said no because he is under contract at Bayer Leverkusen and the third candidate Frank de Boer was available and said yes.
The press also report that Barca have reached an agreement to allow striker Luis Suarez to join Atletico Madrid.
Four minutes later it was 2-0 after Mane slotted the ball home after a terrible error from Chelsea keeper Kepa Arrizabalaga, whose attempted clearance was blocked by the forward.
According to the schedule, Play-Ins through Semifinals will be held in the Shanghai Media Tech Studio from Sept. 25 to Oct. 25, and Finals will be held in the newly constructed Pudong Football Stadium on Oct. 31.
Ten minutes later, Giorgi Gabadze was sent off for a second yellow card. However, Granada didn't guarantee its win until injury time, when Molina scored following a cross from Antonio Puertas.
However, Yu couldn't advance to the final as he failed to make the top eight in the physical tests held from September 22 to 23, according to the new rule of the championships.
Djokovic, the world number one and the top seed at the tournament, won 7-5, 6-3 against Argentine Schwartzman to lift his 36th Masters title, one more than Rafael Nadal.