Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane, who has to work out what his most effective line up without the injured Eden Hazard is, could start with Wednesday's goal scorer, Vinicius Jr alongside Karim Benzema and Marco Asensio.
BOGOTA, Oct. 6 (Xinhua) -- Colombia manager Carlos Queiroz said Tuesday that the return to form of James Rodriguez could not come at a better time as the Cafeteros prepare for their opening 2022 World Cup qualifiers against Venezuela and Chile.
In the match between Jiangsu Suning and Beijing BG Development, Zhai Qingwei's long-range shot in the 29th minute helped Jiangsu defeat Beijing 1-0.
MONTEVIDEO, Oct. 2 (Xinhua) -- Atletico Madrid striker Luis Suarez was Friday among seven Spain-based players named in Uruguay's squad for World Cup qualifiers against Chile and Ecuador.
Berenguer will cost around 12 million euros (about 14.05 million U.S. dollars) and is contracted to Athletic Bilbao until the end of June 2024.
TEHRAN, Oct. 3 (Xinhua) -- The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) on Saturday banned Iran's Persepolis forward Isa Alkasir from any soccer activities for six months.
Persepolis is to meet the winner of the East Zone for the AFC championship match.
After the restart, Bayern had a perfect start to the second half as Chris Richards' square ball into the area allowed Lewandowski to drill the ball from the edge of the box into the top left corner with 51 minutes played.
"Players executed well even though we pulled away. I'm satisfied with their fighting spirit. But we have to improve on some details on both ends," Beijing coach Zhang Yunsong explained.
Saturday ended with Newcastle United winning 3-1 at home over Burnley thanks to an excellent display from winger Allan Saint-Maximin and two goals from Callum Wilson. Enditem
"We put on a good defense, both with and without possession, but admittedly there is a gap separating the two sides," he noted. Enditem