LIMA, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- Peru manager Ricardo Gareca on Friday named three uncapped players in his preliminary squad for the team's opening 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Paraguay and Brazil.
Chongqing broke the deadlock in the 13th minute with a stunning goal from Brazilian forward Cirino to make it 1-0 in the first half.
Artists from across China were allowed to put their paper-cutting works on show. During Sunday night, a concert that was accompanied by a light display was held to perform some Beijing 2022 promotional musics on the Great Wall.
The match featured several Chinese national team players, including Jiangsu's Zhang Changning and Tianjin's Li Yingying.
In other action on Sunday, Jamie O'Neill took top spot in his group after two wins and one loss.
The road so far has been far from easy, especially given the difficulties created by the global COVID-19 pandemic, which "brought an extra load and challenges" for the organizers, who spared no effort delivering on their promise of a 'green, inclusive, open and clean' Games.
Despite being only two league games into the 2020/2021 season, the reigning Bayern seems to be on the limit after the loss of Thiago Alcantara, Ivan Perisic, and Philippe Coutinho.
Other measures include the reduction of stakeholder personnel attending the Games by 10 to 15 percent, streamlining transport services, adjusting spectator activities at competition venues and hosting a number of pre-Games meetings online.
"We have very encouraging news about the development of vaccines," he said, adding that experts they talked to have "unanimously" agreed that vaccines will be available at the beginning of next year and in "considerable" doses.
Guoan now sit second in Group B with 25 points, with two rounds in the first stage remaining. Guoan have booked a spot in Group C for the championship race. Enditem
Although Shenzhen FC's Gao Lin managed to pull one back in the 63rd minute by seizing the spot-kick, the Shandong based club still successfully took three points, ending their four-round winless run and allowing them to temporarily upgrade to second place.