Saturday ends with Southampton facing a tricky visit to play Burnley. Southampton have lost both league games so far and were dumped out of the Carabao Cup by Brentford, while Burnley lost their only league game away to Leicester City, before bouncing back to beat Milwall in the Carabao Cup. They have a good record against Southampton with four wins and three draws against them since October 2016.
Milan coach Stefano Pioli benched new signing Sandro Tonali and selected Ibrahimovic to lead the attacking line, flanked by Ante Rebic and Samu Castillejo, with Turk Hakan Calhanoglu behind them.
Dalian Pro and Guangzhou R&F are tied with 11 points, ranking sixth and seventh respectively with three games left in the Suzhou division before the match. Both sides need a victory to keep their hope alive of finishing among the top four.
Players are also accused of lacking the right mentality.
Leo Messi will also be in the spotlight after a summer in which he asked to leave the Camp Nou, while the pressure will also be ramped up on Antoine Griezmann and Philippe Coutinho, who has returned following his loan to Bayern Munich.
DALIAN, China, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- Jiangsu Suning stunned defending champion Guangzhou Evergrande 2-1, while Shandong Luneng beat Henan Jianye 2-0 in the 13th round of the Chinese Super League (CSL) here on Thursday.
Mexico had been due to face Costa Rica on the same day, but the Central American team withdrew on Tuesday because their players faced a two-week quarantine upon returning home.
Health Minister Olivier Veran on Wednesday said that a new limit of 1,000 people will be imposed from Saturday at big events in several regions amid growing COVID-19 concerns, which included Paris.
LONDON, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- Gareth Bale on Friday said he had 'no regrets' about his time with Real Madrid in a TV interview in the UK.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 20 (Xinhua) -- A stoppage-time goal from substitute Aldemir Ferreira earned Gremio a 1-1 home draw with Palmeiras in Brazil's Serie A championship on Sunday.
The testing of players is mandatory in the Premier Leauge but not in the English Football League which includes Championship, League One and League Two.