Saturday saw Arsenal kick off the season with a comfortable 3-0 win away to Fulham, with new signing Willian turning in a man-of-the-match performance.
Aaron Mooy (front) takes a selfie with fans during the presentation of the Shanghai SIPG football club's new player Aaron Mooy in east China's Shanghai on Sept. 9, 2020. (Xinhua/Ding Ting)
Luneng were on a three-game winless run before Sunday's game while Evergrande dominated Group A, despite losing to Luneng 1-0 in the first leg, their only defeat this season.
"I love these big matches. To face the best guys in the world is what I do the hard work for at home and in the off-season," Thiem said. "After the first set, it was great tennis from both of us. I could have easily been down two-sets-to-one. I'm really happy to be through. It was a great semifinal."
Ribamar Lopes put the visitors ahead from close range after some shambolic Botafogo defending but Matheus Rabi equalized with a 25-yard drive just after half time.
The Tuscan Grand Prix's third start on lap 47 saw Hamilton keep his lead, with the Renault of Daniel Ricciardo briefly passing Bottas for second before relinquishing the place after one lap of racing.
On September 13, the team from Shaanxi will start its season campaign, facing Jiangxi. Enditem
Real Sociedad are another side affected by COVID-19 in the run into the new campaign, with striker Willian Jose testing positive on Wednesday to become the third player at the club, (along with new signing, David Silva and Spain international Mikel Oyarzabal) to be affected by the virus. Adnan Januzaj will also miss out through injury leaving Alexander Isak to lead the visitors' attack, which for the moment looks weaker than last season.
PARIS, Sept. 9 (Xinhua) -- Lotto's Caleb Ewan from Australia clinched his second stage victory in this year's Tour de France on Wednesday's stage 11 in a sensational sprint finish, winning by only one third of a wheel.
The result left Palmeiras in sixth place, behind Flamengo on goal difference while Sport were 14th with 11 points.
"But we are still training in a systematic and focused way. And it appeared a good chance for us to get down to our own weaknesses," said Zhu.