However, the wheels came off on Sunday as they crashed to a 6-1 defeat away to Atletico Madrid, who tore Granada's usually solid defense apart time after time.
The swimmers' performances at the championships will act as an important reference for their qualification for next year's Tokyo Olympic Games. Enditem
BEIJING, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas took his second win of the 2020 Formula 1 season with the victory in Sunday's Russian Grand Prix, after teammate Lewis Hamilton finished third following a ten-second time penalty.
Rumors speak of former Augsburg coach Manuel Baum of possibly taking over as the new head coach.
"I will be competing for the first time since running under two hours at the INEOS 1:59 Challenge. I'm happy to race with the dominant athletes, that is how the sport is and should be treated like that. Competition makes the sport beautiful," he added.
Sergio Ramos won the game for Madrid with an 82nd minute penalty awarded through VAR after Marc Bartra was judged to have handled a ball from Borja Mayoral, although nobody had appealed for the foul.
Wuhan Zall had no chances to enter the championship race after losing to Hebei China Fortune 2-0, while Tianjin enlarged its winless record to 13 games after being defeated by Qingdao Huanghai 3-0 before the match.
Both sides didn't pose any threat to the other and no goals were scored in the first half.
Schalke needs new confidence, he added, saying that Naldo might not only have spoken about the club's squad. Enditem
The result leaves Leeds with six points from three games, while Sheffield are still looking for their first point of the season.
China's General Administration of Sports has listed the tournament as one of six major sports events during the "Golden Week" holiday.