While coach Hansi Flick is demanding that gaps are closed quickly in his team to ensure a successful 2020/2021 season, the former president accuses Liverpool and Manchester United of trying to blackmail the club.
The matches between La Liga champions, Real Madrid and Getafe, Barcelona and newly promoted Elche and Atletico Madrid and Europa League winners, Sevilla have been postponed due to the European and play-off commitments of most of those teams eating into pre-season. Meanwhile, the game between Granada and Athletic Club Bilbao, which was due to open on Friday night was put back to Saturday after a judge ruled late on Wednesday that matches can't be played on either Fridays or Mondays.
Iran will play Uzbekistan on October 8 in a friendly match in Tashkent and four days later they will face Tajikistan in Tehran.
In a message posted on Weibo on Friday, Wang, China's highest-ranked female tennis player, said she made the decision toughly and withdrew from the 2020 season.
The GFA is yet to officially respond to the purported resignation of its deputy general secretary. Enditem
The 37-year-old veteran's penalty helped Ever Bright take the lead in the 42nd minute.
The absence of these key players had weakened Thomas Tuchel's side significantly as the Ligue 1 defending champions launched their title defence with a shocking 1-0 defeat at newly-promoted Lens on Thursday.
"He [Jesus] has his opinions and we had some confrontations at the start, when we didn't communicate a lot," the defender said. "He could be very hard on us but it was all for the good of the team... He's on the list of the best coaches I've had, along with [Pep] Guardiola." Enditem
"It means a lot. That's what we practice for. That's what we were trying to do in these five months off, working for this moment," Soares said.
Brazilian forward Hulk increased Shanghai's lead early in the second half with a header from full-back Wang Canchao's exquisite cross to make it 2-0.
Luneng were on a three-game winless run before Sunday's game while Evergrande dominated Group A, despite losing to Luneng 1-0 in the first leg, their only defeat this season.