ROME, Sept. 20 (Xinhua) -- Andrea Pirlo started his coaching career in Turin with a comprehensive victory, as defending champions Juventus opened their 2020-21 Serie A season by whitewashing Sampdoria 3-0 on Sunday.
Earlier this month, the French Tennis Federation had initially planned for 11,500 spectators spread over three courts at Roland Garros, but it reduced the number to 5,000 on September 17 as required by government officials, and that number has now been cut again to 1,000.
MADRID, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- The third round of matches in Spain's Liga Santander sees FC Barcelona, Atletico Madrid, Sevilla and newly promoted Elche finally make their league debuts, while Real Madrid travel to play one of the in-form teams at the start of the season.
DALIAN, China, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- With Italian forward Eder Martins getting on the scoresheet in the second half, Jiangsu Suning cruised past Guangzhou Evergrande 2-1 in the 13th round of the Chinese Super League (CSL) here on Thursday.
Peng Xinli broke the deadlock in the 37th minute as the midfielder burst into the box and prodded into the net from close range.
Valencia's 4-2 win at home to Levante a week ago was a morale boost to a club that has internal problems and lost key players over the summer. However, Javi Gracia's side received a reality check on Saturday when they were outplayed by Celta Vigo, who beat them 2-1 with two goals from club captain Iago Aspas.
China's Xiao Guodong, Zhao Xintong and Zhou Yuelong have passed the first stage. World number one Judd Trump also reached the second stage. Enditem
Villarreal kicked off the season with a win and a draw, but strikers Gerard Moreno and former Barca frontman, Paco Alcacer have already shown they can trouble and defense in La Liga.
The growing number of fans returning their tickets is an ominous sign for both sides.
The next edition of football's showpiece tournament will be played in Qatar from November 21 to December 18, 2022. Enditem
The second half saw Wolves take the game to Manchester City, with Adama Traore looking for space behind their back line and the home side got back into the game with 12 minutes left to play when Raul Jimenez headed home an excellent cross from close range.