MADRID, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) -- FC Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman on Wednesday confirmed that the club is on the verge of signing right back Sergino Dest from Ajax.
"I will be competing for the first time since running under two hours at the INEOS 1:59 Challenge. I'm happy to race with the dominant athletes, that is how the sport is and should be treated like that. Competition makes the sport beautiful," he added.
The game was over as a contest in the 45th minute after Pau Torres put the ball into his own net to make it 4-0 and the second half was an anti-climax, although it allowed Ousmane Dembele to return after injury and new signings Pedri, Miralem Pjanic and Francisco Trincao to make their Barca debuts.
Elsewhere, Guangzhou Evergrande sealed the 1-0 win by an own goal from Dalian Pro defender Shan Pengfei.
Three minutes after Changchun was shown a red card in the second half, Sichuan steered a header into the net against the 10-men team. However, from the 65th minute, Gao Di, Tan Long, and Li Guangwen shot three consecutive goals for Changchun in nine minutes to overturn the situation.
The new season was delayed for over five months due to the COVID-19 outbreak. The CSL, clubs and public health authorities have made the best provisions to avoid any risks, which adjusted to the "new normal" when China's most popular sports resumed.
Brazil has the world's second-highest COVID-19 death toll behind the United States, with more than 141,000 fatalities. Enditem
Rookie Yang Junxuan also claimed her second gold in the women's 200m freestyle in one minute and 56.52 seconds, Hou Yujie from Henan ranked first in the men's 100m freestyle, and Hebei's Zhang Ke touched the finishing line first in the women's 800m freestyle.
At Maccabi, Bender will collaborate with his compatriot, center Ante Zizic, who has played for the Cleveland Cavaliers in the last three NBA seasons and joined the Israeli club in late August.
Eibar's 2-1 defeat to Athletic Club leaves Jose Luis Mendilibar's side with just one point from their first three games of the season and after seeing them fail to create any chances from open play against their neighbors you fear for their future.
Neal Maupay had put the home side in front from the penalty spot and Brighton hit the woodwork five times before Maupay's 97th minute handball allowed Bruno Fernandes to net the winner.