Colombia will face Venezuela in Barranquilla on Friday and Chile in Santiago four days later in the opening matches of South America's 2022 World Cup qualifying tournament. Enditem
Mikel Oyarzabal's penalty after a slightly harsh handball decision opened the scoring in the 29th minute and Real Sociedad had the game completely under control before goals from Mikel Merino and Portu in the 78th and 81st minutes assured the three points.
James has been in sparkling form since joining Everton from Real Madrid on a free transfer last month, scoring three goals in his first four Premier League outings.
"It was a very strong and tough defense. They played with a lot of contacts, and it was not easy to score, with a lot of turnovers and missed shots," he commented. Enditem
"The quality of our defense slumped in the second quarter, and they pulled away from the match. We can be better than this," Fujian coach Gong Songlin commented. Enditem
Xinhua looks at some of the major talking points ahead of Thursday's opening day of fixtures in CONMEBOL's road to Qatar 2022.
Everton playmaker James Rodriguez and Galatasaray striker Radamel Falcao will return to the international fold for Colombia's qualifiers against Venezuela and Chile.
Dongguan scored 10 points in a row early in the first quarter, before Zhejiang responded with the same scoring run through consecutive layups and foul shots, leading 20-17 at the end of the quarter.
MADRID, Oct. 2 (Xinhua) -- Real Madrid suffered an important injury blow on Friday when it was confirmed that right back Dani Carvajal injured a ligament in his right knee during the club's morning training session.
"We played a bit tight at the start as it was our first game, but we never gave up, and finally won the game," Li said.
The ITTF has announced the #RESTART event series, including the Women's World Cup, Men's World Cup and Finals, all scheduled to be staged in China in November.