And all of this against a rival that in Gerard Moreno and Paco Alcacer has two of the best strikers in La Liga. Will it be a happy start for Koeman, or will he face problems from the very start?
Gracia is still asking for new signings and he would surely love a player like Aspas, who was quick and intelligent with his first goal and then netted a dipping free kick for the second. Celta have struggled in the past two seasons and Aspas has been vital in saving them both times - while he remains fit, Celta should be OK.
It wasn't until the 104th minute that Bayern finally sealed the win, thanks to a header from substitute Javi Martinez.
Reports speak of reservations among Bayern's leaders to re-sign the 28-year-old, who couldn't achieve a breakthrough between 2013 to 2016. Spanish reports spoke of Sevilla and Valencia as interested parties.
Brazil's Santos also moved within sight of a berth in the next round with a 2-1 win over 10-man Delfin in the Ecuadorian port city of Manta.
SUZHOU, China, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- Beijing Guoan have secured the top four place in Group B of the Chinese Super League (CSL) here on Tuesday, after completing a 5-1 victory against Qingdao Huanghai.
Starring Gong Li as legendary volleyball coach Lang Ping, the film is a cinematic depiction of the multigenerational struggle of the Chinese women's volleyball team to secure glory for the nation.
Guangzhou posed more threats than Dalian in the first half, but no goals were scored. What's worse for Rafa Benitez's side, Swedish center-back Marcus Danielson was subbed after just 21 minutes because of a head injury.
The 27-year-old Llorente will cost Leeds 20 million euros (about 23.4 million U.S. dollars), which is 13 million euros more than Real Sociedad paid to buy him from Real Madrid in 2017. However, Real Sociedad have to pay 30 percent of any profit of the sale to Real Madrid.
Cadiz entertain Sevilla in another rescheduled game that has taken 24 hours off Sevilla's recovery time from the European Supercup final in Budapest. Valladolid face Celta, who will hope that striker Iago Aspas continues the form he showed as they beat Valencia a week ago. Enditem
Both sides have a good chance to finish among the top four with three games left in the Suzhou division.