It also looks as if last summer's major signing Luka Jovic could be heading out on loan, with Borja Mayoral instead being given the chance to provide back-up for striker Karim Benzema.
The South American qualifiers had been due to begin in March but were suspended because of the global health crisis.
BEIJING, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- Asian Games champion Wang Kaihua outraced Olympic medalists Chen Ding and Cai Zelin to win the men's 20-kilometer event at the 2020 Chinese National Race Walk Championships in Taian on Saturday.
Hertha took the initiative from the kick-off whereas Bremen focused on their defence.
Battaglia made his debut for Argentina against Colombia in September 2018 but his ascent on the international stage was halted by a serious knee injury just weeks later.
The Championship League has been expanded to a full World Snooker Tour ranking event this season, featuring 128 players, in three stages over 21 days.
Both sides were positive from the start, with both Uzbek and Saudi league champions looking to gain further ground on Shabab Al-Ahli and Shahr Khodro FC, the former having narrowly beaten the latter 1-0 in Monday's early Group B game.
"Our players are highly motivated to beat their opponents on Sunday. We are Esteghlal and can benefit from our previous experience in the competition," he added.
MEXICO CITY, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- Veteran goalkeeper Alfredo Talavera has been recalled to Mexico's national squad for the first time in more than two years for friendlies against Costa Rica and the Netherlands, the country's football federation said on Wednesday.
The Curitiba-based side top the Group C standings with six points from three matches, ahead of Chile's Colo-Colo on goal difference. Jorge Wilstermann are third with three points.
The Blacks and Yellows have put together a squad with exceptionally talented youngsters and seem the only serious challenger.