Buddies such as Liverpool coach Juergen Klopp speak about their relationship and have become even closer. "I never thought how much I would cross my fingers for Schalke," the 2019 Champions League winner said about the growing number of phone calls between him and the best man at his wedding.
The host's efforts paid off with 17 minutes played as Mainz' Leandro Barreiro fouled onrushing Dani Olmo inside the area. Forsberg broke the deadlock with a well-placed shot from the spot into the bottom right corner.
Danny Ings put Southampton ahead after half an hour and Spurs looked slow until Son equalized after an assist from Harry Kane two minutes into first half injury time.
Bakambu (C) of Beijing Sinobo Guoan vies for the ball during the 13th round match between Shanghai SIPG and Beijing Sinobo Guoan at the postponed 2020 season Chinese Football Association Super League (CSL) Suzhou Division in Suzhou, east China's Jiangsu Province, Sept. 25, 2020. (Xinhua/Ji Chunpeng)
Cheruiyot will contest the event with fellow Kenyans including the world 800m bronze medalist Ferguson Rotich and Commonwealth Games 800m champion Wycliffe Kinyamal.
Djokovic, the world number one and the top seed at the tournament, won 7-5, 6-3 against Argentine Schwartzman to lift his 36th Masters title, one more than Rafael Nadal.
The five-man leading pack started to wither after 27km. Duo was the first to fade away and Dong dropped back after 33km. Su and Yang Le broke away from Peng after 35km and the in-form Su managed to pull clear from Yang near 39km.
Thailand had been selected as the host, following a feasibility study by BWF, Badminton Association of Thailand in collaboration with the Government of Thailand, to ensure all parties can provide a safe COVID-19 framework to stage the three tournaments, BWF said.
Israel and the UAE agreed to formally normalize their relations in mid-August and signed a normalization agreement at the White House on September 15.
Granada were last season's surprise package with a seventh place finish qualifying them for Europe for the first time in the club's history and the first week of this season implies their second campaign could be just as good.
In the day's other match, South Korean striker Son Heung Min scored four goals as Tottenham produced a second half blitz to win 5-2 away to Southampton.