Having lost cornerstones such as Thiago Alcantara (Liverpool), Ivan Perisic (Inter), Javi Martinez (Bilbao), and Philippe Coutinho (Everton), Flick intends to update its midfield options.
Chelsea were the summer's big spenders and the game was a big test of both their and Liverpool's title credentials, but things swung dramatically Liverpool's way as Andreas Christensen was sent off for pulling Mane back when he was through on goal in the first half injury time.
BERLIN, Sept. 20 (Xinhua) -- Wolfsburg and Bayer Leverkusen started their seasons with a goalless draw after sharing the spoils in the final game of the first round of the Bundesliga on Sunday.
If head coach Domenec Torrent didn't have enough obstacles to overcome, an eruption of ash from the Sangay volcano left his team unable to train on Sunday.
Former Barcelona midfielder Paulinho made it 2-0 for the defending champions in the 25th minute when another naturalized player Fei Nanduo, known as Fernandinho in Brazil, saw his shot parried by Henan goalkeeper Wu Yan, and the ball rebounded to the feet of Paulinho, who tapped it in.
Peru will meet Paraguay in Asuncion on October 8 and Brazil in Lima five days later.
Around 16,000 spectators were allowed in to watch the game in Budapest's Puskas Arena. Enditem
Atletico got a huge boost with Suarez's arrival this week, but the Uruguayan won't be fit to start on Sunday, while Alvaro Morata has now left to join Juventus.
The five-man leading pack started to wither after 27km. Duo was the first to fade away and Dong dropped back after 33km. Su and Yang Le broke away from Peng after 35km and the in-form Su managed to pull clear from Yang near 39km.
In the day's other match, South Korean striker Son Heung Min scored four goals as Tottenham produced a second half blitz to win 5-2 away to Southampton.
NAIROBI, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- World champions Timothy Cheruiyot and Conseslus Kipruto are planning to raise the bar in the 800m and 1,500m respectively at the Doha Diamond League meeting on Friday.