The two-time World Cup winners looked comfortable thereafter - despite managing only two shots on target -- to ensure their campaign started without a hitch.
TOKYO, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) -- World Athletics President Sebastian Coe said here on Thursday that Tokyo will host a fantastic Olympic Games despite the uncertainties amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
MADRID, Oct. 10 (Xinhua) -- Spain claimed a deserved 1-0 win at home to Switzerland in the UEFA Nations League on Saturday night after a tactical 90 minutes in which clear chances were at a premium.
Qi Site led Beijing with 18 points. Tang Yu recorded a double-double of 15 points and 11 boards. Shi Xiufeng and Qi Yu bagged 14 and 13 respectively.
Carrington came into contact with Sam Craigie on Sunday, so both players have been withdrawn from the event.
"We didn't show clear tactics in defense, giving many baskets to their key players and losing many rebounds in the last quarter," he noted. Enditem
BUDAPEST, Oct. 11 (Xinhua) -- A total of 10,000 runners from some 20 countries and regions took part in the weekend's Budapest Marathon festival, roughly one-third of the usual 30,000 participants.
Matthaeus has complained that the selections are no longer on merit as Loew is repeatedly ignoring long-serving figures such as Thomas Mueller, Mats Hummels, and Jerome Boateng.
"We tightened up defense on their three-pointers from the second quarter, also improving our offense down the stretch," Henan coach Li Jianxin reflected.
Scaloni said Messi's role with the national team would not change, rejecting speculation he might be used in a deeper position to ease the physical demands on his 33-year-old legs.
TEHRAN, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) -- Qatar Stars League side Umm Salal have completed signing of Iranian defender Rouzbeh Cheshmi, Persian Football website reported on Friday.