"The result didn't meet my expectation. I was just not in right tempo," Xie commented.
With the domestic 2020/2021 campaign set to start on this Friday evening, none of the 17 challengers seems to have found a convincing answer yet.
Torrent, who replaced Jorge Jesus as the Rubro-Negro head coach in August, has endured a turbulent start to his tenure at the Rio de Janeiro club.
ROME, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- The 2020-21 Serie A season opened on Saturday with Fiorentina's narrow 1-0 win over Torino.
Abdou Diallo was sent off for a second yellow cards after 65 minutes and Juan Bernat limped off the pitch in the 85th minute, which forced Tuchel's side to have to play with nine men for the last 10 minutes.
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A wonderful through-pass by the home team's defender Eric Davis sent Marko Divkovic on a wild run and put him head-to-head against Jablonec's goalkeeper Jan Hanus in the sixth minute and the Croatian striker sent a beautiful lob shot over him to open the score and put Dunajska Streda ahead.
"Hopefully we will renew our cooperation someday in the future. We are family as always," the club added.
Chengdu Xingcheng Habitat is the other team which notched up two wins from the first two rounds of the second-tier league. They beat Beijing BSU 2-0 in a second-round fixture on Wednesday.
"It was important for Pierre-Emerick to stay with us. He's a superb player with an incredible mentality. Being the player to have taken the least amount of time to reach 50 goals with this club tells you everything you need to know about him and his way of working."
Barcelona sit out the first two weeks of La Liga after playing in the quarterfinals of last season's Champions League, and so far the only new faces at the Camp Nou are teenage forward Pedri, Portuguese winger Francisco Trincao and midfielder Miralem Pjanic, who arrives as part of a deal which saw Arthur Melo move to Juventus.