The top four finishers of each group will form a new group, to be based in Suzhou, to fight for the first to eighth position of the season in the second phase, which will be held between October 16-December 12.
Arsenal continued their winning start to the season with goals from Alexandre Lacazette and young striker Eddie Nketiah, who scored the winner five minutes from time after Michail Antonio had equalized for West Ham just before the break.
Chelsea were the summer's big spenders and the game was a big test of both their and Liverpool's title credentials, but things swung dramatically Liverpool's way as Andreas Christensen was sent off for pulling Mane back when he was through on goal in the first half injury time.
Semedo's sale to Wolverhampton Wanderers means the defense virtually picks itself with Sergi Roberto, Jordi Alba, Gerard Pique and Clement Lenglet continuing together, while Ter Stegen's knee operation means Norberto Neto will make a rare start.
Leipzig started their 58th Bundesliga season with a win and will face Bayer Leverkusen in the second round on Saturday. Enditem
The road so far has been far from easy, especially given the difficulties created by the global COVID-19 pandemic, which "brought an extra load and challenges" for the organizers, who spared no effort delivering on their promise of a 'green, inclusive, open and clean' Games.
Nakamura Hidemasa, Tokyo 2020 Games delivery officer, speaks during the media briefing on the simplification of the Games in Tokyo, Japan, on Sept. 25, 2020. (Tokyo 2020/Handout via Xinhua)
America de Cali forward Aldair Rodriguez, Deportivo Municipal midfielder David Dioses and Cesar Vallejo midfielder Raziel Garcia were named on a 30-man list that is expected to be pruned in the coming days.
Despite an 83.40m performance from Bulgaria's Mark Slavov, Mardare responded with 83.60m with his fourth attempt.
HANGZHOU, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- The Hangzhou Asian Games Organizing Committee (HAGOC) on Tuesday unveiled pictograms for the Games, and initiated a global appeal for the slogan of volunteers.
The message said that Zahavi leaves behind many good memories for the club and fans, especially his gestures after scoring and fancy shots, which made him an iconic striker in China. Enditem