Shanghai is scheduled to meet Beijing Guoan in the next round on Friday, and will secure the top spot going into the second phase if it could remain undefeated. Shijiazhuang will fight against Chongqing Lifan on the same day.
SUZHOU, China, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- Shanghai SIPG edged Beijing Guoan 1-0 in the 13th round of the Chinese Super League (CSL) here on Friday, securing the top spot of Suzhou Division.
"It was very important to win our next match after the 5-0 defeat. The Copa Libertadores is not only about skill, it's also about heart. And the players showed that."
"It's good to try other events, but I haven't run an 800m event outside Kenya and I will be happy to register good times and compete against the events specialist," Cheruiyot told Xinhua.
The two games ended a round of matches that saw Liverpool win 2-0 away to Chelsea on Sunday, while Arsenal beat West Ham United 2-1 and Manchester United were beaten 3-1 at home to Crystal Palace in their first league match of the campaign. Enditem
He clocked an impressive 3:28.45 to win the 1,500m in Monaco, just four one-hundredths of a second outside his lifetime best.
Brazilian news outlet O Globo said former Atletico Madrid duo Diego Ribas and Filipe Luis were among the players to test positive. Others were Chile international right-back Mauricio Isla, winger Bruno Henrique, forward Michael Delgado and defender Matheuzinho, the report added.
Movie theaters in China raised their cap on seating to 75 percent of capacity starting Friday, up from the previous cap of 50 percent, spurring the further recovery of the world's second-largest box-office market amid the COVID-19 epidemic. Enditem
"I'm grateful for the effort of the players because it wasn't easy," Torrent told reporters after the clash at Estadio Monumental.
"The national team is always an open house, without doors and without windows. A house of merit and responsibility, at the service of the team," the 67-year-old Portuguese said.
Opponent Real Betis has started the campaign well under Manuel Pellegrini and the former Real Madrid coach looks to have added steel to a side which flattered to deceive last season.