The two sides meet again on the same ground on Thursday.
MADRID, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- FC Barcelona coach Ronaldo Koeman said that his side still needs to improve as he addressed the press ahead of their traditional Joan Gamper pre-season friendly game.
"We had more rest time than other teams. This will benefit us for the match against Al Shorta," Namjoo Motlagh was quoted as saying.
The result sends Al-Hilal three points clear at the top of Group B with nine points, while Pakhtakor stay second with six points. The two sides face off again on Thursday. Enditem
"My idea was to play in a more competitive league. When I had the proposal from Deportivo Alaves I didn't hesitate to come here because I know that it is a league with very good players and a high level of competition," he added. Enditem
Maccabi Haifa now face Russian side FC Rostov in a single-leg match of the third qualifying round, to be played in Russia on September 24. Enditem
Up to 20,000 fans will be allowed to enter the 79,000-capacity Maracana Stadium for Flamengo's home match against Athletico Paranaense in Brazil's Serie A on October 4.
While the Munich side is making every effort to mention as many serious rivals as possible, nearly all of the first tier's coaches name Bayern as the big favorite.
MADRID, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- La Liga on Wednesday announced two changes to the scheduled kickoff times of the second round of matches of the season to be played this weekend.
"We respect everything that you have decided on. Wherever you are, we will always back you up. Come on!" a netizen named "Fan Fan" wrote on Weibo. Enditem
Due to low infection numbers, several states have already allowed fans to return in the first round of the German Cup, others however stuck to their bans.