They will always be a threat from set pieces as Kike Garcia showed in their goal, but unless things improve fast it could be a difficult campaign in Ipurua. Enditem
Badosa advanced after beating 2018 finalist Sloane Stephens of the United States 6-4, 4-6, 6-2.
Reports about Javi Martinez, Mickael Cuisance and Alexander Nuebel possibly leaving after Thiago Alcantara, Ivan Perisic and Philippe Coutinho have already left don't make the situation easier for Hasan Salihamidzic.
WARSAW, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) -- Bayern Munich forward Robert Lewandowski won the 2019/20 UEFA Men's Player of The Year award ahead of his teammate Manuel Neuer and Manchester City midfielder Kevin de Bruyne.
Real Madrid could have had a second when Luka Modric hit the post.
In the women's draw, 2017 champion Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia defeated second seed Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic 6-4, 6-2, ending her poor record at the French Open since lifting the trophy in 2017.
Vital performers such as Robert Lewandowski and Thomas Mueller demanded new faces after admitting to be exhausted after an energy sapping 2019/2020 season.
"Mistakes are human, but I don't see how the umpire can miss that. She didn't see a double bounce," the 2017 French Open quarterfinalist added.
Players of Al Ahli Saudi FC celebrate after winning the AFC Asian Champions League round of 16 match between Al Ahli Saudi FC of Saudi Arabia and Shabab Al Ahli Dubai of United Arab Emirates in Doha, capital of Qatar, Sept. 26, 2020. Al Ahli of Saudi Arabia defeated Shabab Al Ahli Dubai 4-3 on penalties to progress to the quarterfinals. (Photo by Nikku/Xinhua)
According to the simplified measures agreed on by the IOC and Tokyo 2020 last weekend, some details of the torch relay will be simplified, including slimming down the size of the vehicle convoys and simplifying the grand start and celebration events.
The swimmers' performances at the championships will act as an important reference for their qualification for next year's Tokyo Olympic Games. Enditem