DALIAN, China, Sept. 10 (Xinhua) -- Paulinho and Fei Nanduo scored as defending champions Guangzhou Evergrande beat Shenzhen Kaisa 2-0 here on Wednesday to secure a place in the second stage in the 2020 Chinese Super League (CSL) season.
Thanks to his teammates Qiao Shijun/Chen Yingying, Han Yue and Liu Cheng/Huang Kaixiang, who clinched victories in the women's doubles, women's singles and men's doubles respectively, Xiamen gained the last three points, remaining at fourth in the standings.
LONDON, Sept. 9 (Xinhua) -- It's a new season but everyone will be looking to the same team to be the favorites to lift the Premier League title.
Evergrande had a good opportunity just four minutes into the game but Ai Kesen hit chance off target.
"This is the first formal game since the pandemic, to me, it is a test which will provide a reference for my following winter training." Enditem
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)
Evergrande broke the deadlock in the 40th minute with a moment of magic, as Paulinho dribbled past several defenders at the edge of the box, unleashing a rocket that went beyond an out-stretched Wang.
Newly promoted Cadiz's hopes of returning to the top-flight with a win met with disappointed as they lost 2-0 at home to a well-drilled Osasuna.
BERLIN, Sept. 12 (Xinhua) -- Second-half goals from Joshua Sargent and Tahith Chong helped Werder Bremen to beat lower-league team Carl Zeiss Jena 2-0 whereas Union Berlin needed extratime to beat second-division club Karlsruhe courtesy of Nico Schlotterbeck's sole goal in the opening round of the German Cup on Saturday.
"My waist disc herniation has been acting up again," she said, adding that she would be back next year.
Monday sees two more matches with Chelsea travelling to Brighton, while Sheffield United entertain Wolves. Enditem