Everton coach Carlo Ancelotti won the battle of former Real Madrid and Chelsea coaches as his team got the season rolling with an impressive 1-0 win away to Jose Mourinho's Tottenham.
Garcia will be expected to get results but with a squad that looks much weaker than last season that looks difficult; what the former Watford boss desperately needs is a positive start in Sunday's derby at home to Levante.
Saturday saw Arsenal kick off the season with a comfortable 3-0 win away to Fulham, with new signing Willian turning in a man-of-the-match performance.
Ceara moved to ninth with 13 points from 10 matches while Flamengo slipped to fifth, three points behind Internacional.
Higuain is a free agent after he and Italian giants Juventus mutually agreed to terminate his contract a year ahead of its expiry.
Bremen took the reins from the starting whistle but had to wait until the 18th minute for their first opportunity when Theodor Gebre Selassie rattled the left post from five meters.
"There is no doubt in my mind that we will have a great Asian Games - one of the finest we have had," he said.
CHENGDU, Sept. 11 (Xinhua) -- Qingdao Renzhou reached the summit of the 2020 China Badminton Super League (CBSL) table with 13 wins and one loss for the first stage that ended here on Friday, with Ruichang Biyuan and Hunan Hualai ranking second and third respectively.
Faced with unprecedented challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Hangzhou Asian Games Organizing Committee (HAGOC) established a special panel to coordinate the supply of materials with relevant departments, as well as identify and solve technical problems with contractors.
Red Bull's Alex Albon also passed Ricciardo and looked briefly as if he might be able to challenge the two Mercedes, but his initial pace proved a false dawn as Hamilton duly took his sixth win of the season ahead of Bottas.
The relatively unheralded Veszelka, meanwhile, leaped to 16.69m in the third round and bowed out with a 16.66m jump to land the upset victory at the World Athletics Continental Tour Silver meeting.