WASHINGTON, Sept. 6 (Xinhua) -- Top seed Novak Djokovic of Serbia was disqualified from the US Open on Sunday after a tennis ball he hit in anger struck a female line judge in the neck.
However, Alfaro, who took charge last month after the resignation of Jordi Cruyff, refuses to accept that Ecuador will be outsiders to secure a berth in the next edition of football's showpiece tournament.
In the 48th minute, the Venezuelan striker assisted Swedish winger Sam Larsson to stretch the lead for Dalian.
Elsewhere, fifth seed Alexander Zverev of Germany beat Frenchman Adrian Mannarino 6-7 (4), 6-4, 6-2, 6-2 to advance, while fourth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece was upset by Croatia's Borna Coric in a five-set thriller.
Messi failed to appear for routine PCR tests on August 20 ahead of Barca's return to training, and did not attend any of the sessions under new coach Ronald Koeman.
"It was not a hard game, and I felt good to partner with Wang again. We are very familiar with each other and we cooperate really well," said Huang.
The 33-year-old striker, who came on after the interval, latched onto a through pass from teammate Wu Xi before sending it into the net in the 65th minute.
Zaniolo picked up an injury after a challenge with Donny van de Beek in the UEFA Nations League fixture between Italy and the Netherlands, and the result may cast a shadow on the star's future.
Elsewhere, Fede Valverde will hope to continue his progression and will probably find himself playing more minutes than Luka Modric, while Toni Kroos and Casemiro remain very reliable in central midfield.
SUZHOU, China, Sept. 6 (Xinhua) -- Beijing Guoan was held to a 2-2 draw with Wuhan Zall on Sunday in the ninth round of the ongoing 2020 Chinese Super League (CSL) while Tianjin Teda remained as the only CSL side that failed to reap its first win of the season.
Also on Thursday, former Italian international Eder scored the winner to help Jiangsu Suning beat Shangdong Luneng 1-0.