ROME, Sept. 20 (Xinhua) -- Andrea Pirlo started his coaching career in Turin with a comprehensive victory, as defending champions Juventus opened their 2020-21 Serie A season by whitewashing Sampdoria 3-0 on Sunday.
JERUSALEM, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- Guangzhou R&F midfielder Dia Saba is expected to leave the Chinese club immediately and become the first Israeli to play in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Israeli media reported on Thursday.
Guangzhou posed more threats than Dalian in the first half, but no goals were scored. What's worse for Rafa Benitez's side, Swedish center-back Marcus Danielson was subbed after just 21 minutes because of a head injury.
The 24-time Norway international follows Josep Martinez, Hee-Chan Hwang, Benjamin Henrichs, Lazar Samardzic and Angelino as the sixth new arrival of the summer transfer period.
Uruguay will meet Chile in Montevideo and Argentina face Ecuador in Buenos Aires in other opening day fixtures.
With the win, Guangzhou climbed to sixth in the league, only one point behind the fourth Shanghai Shenhua, while Dalian dropped to seventh. Enditem
As the match seemed headed for a goalless draw in the second half, Van Bronckhorst's side broke the deadlock in the 92nd minute with a cross from right-back Tang Miao, helping substitute Ye to score the winning goal.
Granada will be favorites against Lokomotiv, but will have to be wary of a team that produced a surprise in the last round when they defeated Dinamo Moscow 2-1.
KATHMANDU, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) -- Ang Rita Sherpa, a Nepalese mountaineering legend who climbed Mt. Qomolangma 10 times without bottled oxygen, passed away in the capital Kathmandu on Monday, a close associate confirmed.
The Belgian then played a major role in the second goal in the 33rd minute, setting up Raheem Sterling, whose ball into space was put into the empty net from 10 yards by Phil Foden.
The defender was then shown a direct red card in the 67th minute on the instruction of VAR for bringing down Luka Jovic when the striker looked to be through on goal.