Meanwhile, Sport Recife continued their impressive recent form with a 1-0 home victory over Fluminense. Former Flamengo striker Hernane scored from the penalty spot after Leandro Barcia was brought down by Egidio Pereira.
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
'It's a sport that in a way represents freedom. When we ski, we can feel really free, I also feel as if I am challenging myself to become better.'
In the day's other match, South Korean striker Son Heung Min scored four goals as Tottenham produced a second half blitz to win 5-2 away to Southampton.
Despite their remaining ambitions, it was apparent that many of Bayern's cornerstones might soon need a short break to recover if they are to enjoy a successful campaign. Coming up is a stressful timetable containing two games per week for nearly the entire season.
The defender was then shown a direct red card in the 67th minute on the instruction of VAR for bringing down Luka Jovic when the striker looked to be through on goal.
This Tuesday, the squad refused to attend training after 32-year-old Adam Szalai was excluded from the team due to what the club termed sporting reasons.
BEIJING, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) -- It has been more than five years since Beijing won the bid for the 2022 Olympic Winter Games, and in the eyes of Han Zirong, Beijing has passed the halfway mark of the marathon leading up to the Games and is ready for more challenges ahead.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) -- Teenage Botafogo forward Luis Henrique Lima is close to joining Olympique de Marseille, according to reports in the Brazilian press.
Uruguay will meet Chile in Montevideo and Argentina face Ecuador in Buenos Aires in other opening day fixtures.
NAIROBI, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- Athletics Kenya (AK) will on Saturday host a test run to experiment with the country's level of preparedness ahead of the World Athletics Continental Tour Gold series in Nairobi on Oct. 3.