Even though it is only the first game of the campaign, both teams will be desperate to kick off with three points.
"The president of the AFA [Argentinian Football Association], Claudio Tapia, sent a query to CONMEBOL about the suspension of Argentina captain, Lionel Messi," the region's governing body for football said on Twitter.
International runners came from Britain, Germany, Argentina, Latvia, Finland, the Netherlands as well as other countries and regions.
In other fixtures on Thursday, Palmeiras won 2-0 at Corinthians and Atletico Goianiense beat Vasco da Gama 2-1 in Rio de Janeiro. Enditem
Koeman will be keeping his fingers crossed players such as Ousmane Dembele and Antoine Griezmann can up their games, while Francisco Trincao looks an interesting addition in attack. However, the hopes of many fans will now rest on the young shoulders of Riqui Puig and Ansu Fati, who looks odds on to become the new hero of the Camp Nou despite being just 17 years old.
The new season of the Premier League will unveil on Saturday. Since no spectators will be allowed in England in September, all 28 games this month will be shown live on TV in the UK. Enditem
According to CAF, the names of prospective candidates will be communicated to the various national associations on Jan. 11 next year.
The challenges presented by the COVID-19 meant it is no longer possible to host the 30th AFC Congress in person in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Dec. 9, and the meeting will instead be held online, it added.
BERLIN, Sept. 13 (Xinhua) -- Hoffenheim saw off courageous Chemnitzer FC 3-2 following a penalty shootout whereas Stuttgart and Bayer Leverkusen got the job done with more ease to get through the opening round in the German Cup on Sunday.
"Government should invest more in sports so that more medals are won and the country gets good branding out of it," said Kimuli.
Fernandinho equalized after dribbling into the box and beating Hebei goalkeeper Bao Yaxiong, finishing a counterattack in the 29th minute.