After a long, low whistle, the game began. "Strikers! Try running the channels!" 17-year-old midfielder Xie Jili shouted.
In Paris, France came from behind to repeat their triumph in the final of the 2018 World Cup, beating Croatia 4-2, despite the absence of striker Kylian Mbappe.
The last minutes of the first half witnessed the prowess of Saba. The Israeli striker added an open goal in the 39th minute, then delivered a precise cross for Ye Chugui six minutes later, helping the Guangzhou side lead 3-1.
However, the hectic last 11 games saw Atletico find form and as rivals such as Real Sociedad and Getafe lost ground, in the end the top four was secured with relative ease.
BEIJING, Sept. 6 (Xinhua) -- The updated emblem for the Beijing 2022 Paralympic Winter Games was released on Saturday to match the new Paralympic symbol that was refreshed in October 2019.
BERLIN, Sept. 4 (Xinhua) -- Despite facing presumably the most stressful season ever, German coach Joachim Loew is on the way of preparing his team to win the 2021 continental title.
The Austrian will now challenge 2014 champion Marin Cilic of Croatia in third round. Thiem has a 2-0 lead in their head-to-head series.
"As for the disqualification, I need to go back within and work on my disappointment and turn this all into a lesson for my growth and evolution as a player and human being."
Sunday's stage 9 will continue to be held in the Pyrenees as it follows a 153km route from Pau to Laruns before a rest on Monday. Enditem
The players are to resume the camp on Sept. 15 to begin preparations for their upcoming international assignments.
Kenin has won her last 10 major main draw matches after hoisting her first Grand Slam title at this year's Australian Open, but the Belgian proved too strong for her, advancing after just 74 minutes.