ACCRA, Sept. 9 (Xinhua) -- Former Black Stars midfielder Michael Essien has been named one of the coaching staff for Danish side FC Nordsjaelland.
Crystal Palace's Wilfred Zaha needed 13 games to get off the mark last season, but needed just 13 minutes this time around as he scored the only goal of the game in his side's 1-0 win over Southampton, who were nowhere near their best in south London and rarely troubled a well-organized home defense.
Zverev completed a stunning comeback in his semifinal, rallying past Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain 3-6, 2-6, 6-3, 6-4, 6-3 to reach his first Grand Slam final while Thiem dug deep and displayed his trademark fighting spirit to outlast third seed Daniil Medvedev of Russia 6-2, 7-6(7), 7-6(5).
Luneng pulled one goal back in the 85th minute as Evergrande's goalkeeper Liu Dianzuo's howler allowed Wu Xinghan to score a follow-up.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 9 (Xinhua) -- Head coach of Brazil's women's volleyball team Jose Roberto Guimaraes said that the Volley Nations League in 2021 is an opportunity to test his team.
The other three players are Argentine duo Angel Di Maria and Leandro Paredes, and goalkeeper Keylor Navas.
Henan Jianye ranked at the bottom among the eight teams in group A with only one win and three draws after 10 rounds.
Garcia will be expected to get results but with a squad that looks much weaker than last season that looks difficult; what the former Watford boss desperately needs is a positive start in Sunday's derby at home to Levante.
Bremen took the reins from the starting whistle but had to wait until the 18th minute for their first opportunity when Theodor Gebre Selassie rattled the left post from five meters.
Whether Jose Mourinho at Tottenham will ever be happy is a different question, but it looks to be another season where Spurs' hopes will rest on the fitness of Harry Kane and with Mourinho there is always a feeling that things could go belly up if results don't arrive soon.
Even though it is only the first game of the campaign, both teams will be desperate to kick off with three points.