The 2020 Chinese Super League's first stage ended on September 29 after two months and 112 games. The next stage will begin with a two-legged knockout round from October 16. Enditem
"We are in a very strange situation, after a lot of months without much tennis, especially for me, that I didn't play in America, I don't know if it's a positive thing or a negative thing," Nadal said when asked how important it was to keep the early-round matches short and sweet.
The goalless draw follows another 0-0 away to newly promoted Huesca in midweek and even though Luis Suarez was in the starting 11 for the second time in four days, he looked to be lacking match-fitness as Atletico produced just two shots on target in the entire 90 minutes.
Players of Shandong pose for group photos during the awarding ceremony of the 2020 Chinese Women's Volleyball Championship in Jiangmen, South China's Guangdong Province, on Oct. 2, 2020. (Xinhua/Qin Lang)
Shandong began to lose momentum after the interval, and Inner Mongolia scored many fast break points on turnovers. With a 30-point margin in hand before the last 10 minutes, Inner Mongolia met little challenge thereafter.
The second set was filled with breaks as both players failed to hold their serves from the 6th to the 11th game. Zhang served to win in the 10th game but was broken by her French opponent. However, when the chance appeared again in the 12th, Zhang didn't miss it and wrapped up the victory with a flawless love game.
Barca issued a communique shortly after the final whistle confirming Alba had "problems in his right hamstring," adding that he would undergo tests on Monday to discover the full extent of the injury.
In women's actions, top seed Simona Halep took sweet revenge on her opponent from last year's French Open defeat, trouncing American teenager Amanda Anisimova 6-0, 6-1 to progress.
Everton playmaker James Rodriguez and Galatasaray striker Radamel Falcao will return to the international fold for Colombia's qualifiers against Venezuela and Chile.
Arsenal had led 2-0 through goals from Bukayo Saka and Nicolas Pepe, but McGoldrick's goal left them clinging on for the final whistle.
Matthaeus encouraged Schalke not to give up as 31 rounds of matches still remain.