"We played too passive and were not aggressive enough in the tackles," Mainz sporting director Rouven Schroder said. Enditem
Eight teenage footballers lost their lives late Saturday last week when their driver lost control and plunged the vehicle into the Offin river located in Ghana's Ashanti region. Enditem
James, 29, has also sparkled in his first two matches in the Premier League following his move from Real Madrid.
Wander Helder scored twice for Leeds and Aleksander Mitrovic scored twice for the home side, who fought back from 4-1 down to give Leeds a nervy last 25 minutes.
"We had an excellent first half, it's a pity we didn't end the game right away, we dropped physically in the second half and we knew that they were aiming for breakaways, but we were good at controlling them," Pirlo said after the match.
There is also a slight doubt over Martin Odegaard, who returned from loan from Real Sociedad over the summer and was in the starting 11 to face his former club a week ago.
Despite the likely return of some familiar faces, Queiroz hinted at possible surprises in his squad.
Qingdao went one player down eight minutes after the break as Yin Yaji collected his second yellow card.
The South American zone World Cup qualifiers were originally scheduled to begin in late March but were suspended because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Guangzhou Evergrande already secured the first position in this division by 31 points. However, the second and third position also see fierce competition between Jiangsu and Shandong, who gained the same number of points and are ranked only on goal difference. Enditem
It wasn't until the 104th minute that Bayern finally sealed the win, thanks to a header from substitute Javi Martinez.