"The cap is an achievement for the league, but it's far from perfect," said Zhang.
DALIAN, China, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- Guangzhou R&F ousted defending champions Shanghai Shenhua 5-3 on penalties in the first round of the 2020 China Football Association Cup (CFA Cup), while Guangzhou Evergrande beat Henan Jianye 2-0 on Friday night.
MADRID, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- FC Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman had a message for striker Luis Suarez after watching his side win a pre-season friendly 3-1 against Girona on Wednesday night.
TEHRAN, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- Interim coach of Iran's Esteghlal FC Majid Namjoo Motlagh said his side is ready to meet Iraq's Al Shorta in the AFC Champions League, Persian Football website reported on Saturday.
The 33-year-old Serb now faces a semifinal against Casper Ruud of Norway, who beat fourth seed Matteo Berrettini of Italy 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (5).
Amadou Haidara (L) of Leipzig controls the ball under the defense from Karim Onisiwo of Mainz during a German Bundesliga match between RB Leipzig and 1.FSV Mainz 05 in Leipzig, Germany, Sept. 20, 2020. (Photo by Kevin Voigt/Xinhua)
"The fans are right to complain, but we have to consider factors like the limited time the coach has had and the training possibilities," he added. Enditem
It's against all odds for second division surprise Arminia Bielefeld. Fans can expect passionate football with the clubs 8th first tier season but doubts remain if the quality is taking the new arrival over the finish line.
Hebei tied the game in the 98th minute when the referee awarded them a penalty after reviewing VAR. Marcao then converted it to complete a dramatic comeback. Enditem
The 31-year-old had one year left on his previous contract and would have been able to leave for nothing in the summer of June 2021.
The second half witnessed breakthroughs in the final moments. In the 89th minute, Alan Douglas Borges de Carvalho fired a missile for Beijing after finding a gap between two defenders.