Semedo's departure leaves Barcelona needing to sign a right back, as the only player in their first team squad currently able to play in that position is Sergi Roberto, who also plays in midfield.
In addition, a packed game schedule involving nine games in 38 days comes with his concerns about facing the 2020 Spanish Euro League winner in the Hungarian capital of Budapest, one of Europe's COVID-19 hotspots.
Both sides accelerated their rhythm in the second set, but Hebei could hardly break through the tight blocks cemented by Xu Ruoya and Wang Chenyue as Jiangsu had an identical winning scoring for the second set.
It is the 16th straight win for Duplantis, who set the world outdoor record of 6.15m in Rome last week and improved the world record to 6.18m on the World Indoor Tour in February. Enditem
With their largest-ever win in the AFC Champions League, Sharjah could reach the Round of 16 for the first time in their history if they win against Persepolis in their last game, while Al Taawoun's fate is now out of their hands as they need a win against Al Duhail and a draw between Sharjah and Persepolis to qualify.
Granada has won all four of its competitive matches this season and has a lot in common with Atletico in that they combine tough defensive organization with a high rate of effectiveness from set pieces. If Atletico is below its best, it could start by dropping points.
Given the atmosphere currently surrounding the Camp Nou, Koeman needs to start with a win, because if not things are not going to get any easier. Enditem
After Ronald Koeman left 'Oranje' for FC Barcelona in August, the search for a new candidate started. Assistant Dwight Lodeweges led the Netherlands temporarily against Poland (1-0 win) and Italy (1-0 loss) in the beginning of September.
"It's really a tough and close match," said spiker Zhang.
"500-day countdown is a landmark. I hope today's cultural activities can promote the Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games to people all over China," said He Jianghai, deputy secretary of the 2022 Beijing Organizing Committee of Winter Olympic Games. Enditem
RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 20 (Xinhua) -- Six Flamengo players have tested positive for the coronavirus ahead of the Brazilian club's Copa Libertadores group match against Ecuador's Barcelona SC.