DALIAN, China, Sept. 9 (Xinhua) -- Former Italian international Graziano Pelle scored in Shandong Luneng's 1-1 with Shanghai Shenhua at the 10th round of the Chinese Super League (CSL) on Tuesday.
HARBIN, China, Sept. 9 (Xinhua) -- Three simple sticks striking each other might be a way for Chinese people to exercise.
With around 50 players testing positive for COVID-19 in Spain during pre-season it seems obvious that some teams are going to be affected again in the coming weeks and months, despite the efforts of the Spanish football league (La Liga).
The other game on Tuesday saw powerhouse Guangzhou defeat Shenzhen 2-0 thanks to aggressiveness by Brazilian midfielder Jose Paulo Bezzera Maciel Junior who opened the scoring in the 27th minute and contributed an accurate pass to seal the win in the 53rd minute. Enditem
Levante captain Jose Luis Morales twice put his side ahead and new Valencia coach Javi Gracia, who had earlier in the week complained about a lack of new signings, looked to be heading for defeat in his first game in charge.
Jordi Cruyff's debut as Shenzhen Kaisa was bitter but the Dutch said he was satisfied with his players.
KUNMING, Sept. 14 (Xinhua) -- Two women's top-flight soccer clubs Wuhan Chedu Jianghan University and Shanghai RCB have been punished for violating regulations and disciplinary codes, the Chinese Football Association (CFA) announced on Monday.
In a women's doubles semifinal, China's Xu Yifan teamed up with American Nicole Melichar to edge past Asia Muhammad and Taylor Townsend of the United States in three sets to reach the final. They will meet the unseeded pairing of Laura Siegemund of Germany and Vera Zvonareva of Russia in the final. Enditem
Sara was again on target with a low finish after combining with Igor Vinicius. However, Marinho left his mark on the match as Santos extended their unbeaten run to four matches.
"We didn't do enough in guarding Fernandinho and Kardec," admitted Hebei head coach Xie Feng.
"I don't think we could have done any better tonight," Tuchel told Canal, "I was happy with the first half we had. We controlled the game completely, and we had possession."