He carried that form into Brazil's opening 2022 World Cup qualifier against Bolivia on Friday, scoring a goal and providing the cross that led to an own goal from the visitors as the Selecao cruised to a 5-0 win in Sao Paulo.
"We showed our advantage in players rotation since the third quarter, so that players were in a favorable physical condition to compete in such an intense game," said Beijing coach Zhang Yunsong.
He also revealed a plan to invite psychiatrists to help his team cope with the challenges.
Coutinho, who was also deployed in a more central role by Brazil coach Tite against Bolivia, said his time at Bayern had taught him the importance of a strong work ethic.
Spain beat Ukraine 4-0 in its first UEFA Nations League clash in September, but Busquets is expecting a tougher task in Kiev.
Cheshmi was part of Iran's Esteghlal soccer team in the 2020 AFC Champions League in Doha and remained in Qatar after his team's elimination from the campaign.
During the match of Group 2 in League C held at Estonia's national stadium A. Le Coq Arena, Estonia's Marten Kuusk scored an own goal only three minutes into the game.
Veteran playmaker Thiago Neves pulled a goal back for the hosts by nodding home after a Luciano Batista cross.
Last month, Jepchirchir shattered the world record at the Prague Half Marathon with 1:05:34 to wrestle the title from Netsanet Gudeta of Ethiopia, who had held the record since 2018.
BRATISLAVA, Oct. 10 (Xinhua) -- Nitra Hockey Club took first place in the rankings in the Slovak ice-hockey premiership Tipos Extraliga after winning its third-round match on Friday against Detva.
The Brazil boss also showed satisfaction with the performances of goalscorers Marquinhos, Philippe Coutinho and Roberto Firmino.