Maccabi's coach Ioannis Sfairopoulos said: "For us, it is very important that today Bender is more prepared because he comes from the NBA and that he is able to help the team". Enditem
Atletico Madrid were unable to repeat the performance that gave them a 6-1 win over Granada at the weekend, as they were held 0-0 away to recently promoted Huesca.
"It is not only the name that will change as the AFC, in line with our vision and mission, will continue to enhance and invest in all our competitions to provide the best platform for Asia's talents at all levels in the coming years," he said.
In advance of Wednesday's encounter, the 2012 German champion seems to carry a more massive load on its shoulders.
The two sides were locked in a stalemate at the beginning of the third set but after reaching a tie of five, Shanghai scored six in a row and finally won the third 25-19 to reach the semifinals.
QINGDAO, China, Oct. 2 (Xinhua) -- 2012 Olympic champion Ye Shiwen finished first in the final of the women's 200m individual medley in two minutes and 11.37 seconds at the Chinese national swimming championships here on Friday.
According to the schedule, Guoan will continue to compete in the Suzhou division with seven other clubs for the CSL championship. Its first opponent is Shandong Luneng, who ranked third in the Dalian division in the first stage. As the second phase of the CSL adopts a two-round knockout system, the two sides will start their first fight on October 17.
The 2016 French Open winner said at a press conference on his arrival in Paris that he would "make sure not to make the mistake twice."
Fujian's form faded suddenly in the middle of the third set as Shanghai staged a 9-0 scoring run, including three points from serving. Shanghai then kept the huge lead until the set ended.
Fernando doubled his tally with an unstoppable volley in the 74th minute. In stoppage time, Ba Dun finished his first goal in CSL this season and made it a 4-0 victory against Shijiazhuang.
Dortmund started an onslaught on Augsburg's goal but Gikiewicz staged a faultless performance and drove the visitors to desperation with his saves in the closing stages.