"All the time I kept myself in the back to attack when I needed to," said Kitata. "When I went, I tried to push the pace more than before. I went into the last lap to beat the others."
Osasuna didn't play in midweek as its scheduled match against Granada was postponed to allow Granada to play in the Europa League, and the side from Pamplona should be fresher than Celta Vigo, who travels to the remodeled El Sadar Stadium after losing 3-0 at home to Barcelona.
MADRID, Oct. 5 (Xinhua) -- The fifth round of matches in Spain's La Liga takes us into the international break after a frantic three weeks of football. Here are some things we learned in Spain this weekend.
Shanxi and Henan played out a close game, although Shanxi ultimately won 76-70. Shanxi led the game by 9 points after the first half, but Henan did very well to surpass Shanxi in the third quarter.
"We inflicted great pressure on our opponents throughout the game. Offensively we played inside out and showed our level," Inner Mongolia coach Zheng Wei reflected.
Leipzig remained offensively minded but for all that Julian Nagelsmann's men squandered a number of chances as neither Dani Olmo nor Nordi Mukiele was able to extend the lead.
"Now we can play matches. Even without fans on site, we can feel satisfied back on court, so I cherish it pretty much," she noted.
Rafael Nadal hits a return during the men's singles third round match against Italian Stefano Travaglia at French Open in Paris on Oct. 2, 2020. (Photo by Aurelien Morissard/Xinhua)
Barca issued a communique shortly after the final whistle confirming Alba had "problems in his right hamstring," adding that he would undergo tests on Monday to discover the full extent of the injury.
"I know footballers play under these conditions, but they are all the time moving," said Nadal after the latest ever finishing time for a match at the tournament.
There will be tension in Vitoria as Alaves looks to improve on a poor start that has brought just one point in four games under new coach Pablo Machin. They entertain Athletic Bilbao, who produced a dreadful display to lose 1-0 to a newly-promoted Cadiz side that played with nine men for almost 30 minutes on Thursday.