It was also foul play that facilitated the Eagles opening the scoring in the 27th minute, as Dedryck Boyata hacked down Andre Silva inside the box, with the Portuguese stepping up and converting the resultant penalty.
ROME, Sept. 20 (Xinhua) -- Andrea Pirlo started his coaching career in Turin with a comprehensive victory, as defending champions Juventus opened their 2020-21 Serie A season by whitewashing Sampdoria 3-0 on Sunday.
Selby had smashed Ding 5-1 in the quarterfinal before defeating Murphy 6-3 to reach his 27th career ranking final.
PARIS, Sept. 23 (Xinhua) -- China's Wang Xinyu moved into the second round of qualifying at the French Open with a staight-set win over Robin Anderson of the United States.
The second half witnessed the prowess of Shanghai captain Hulk. The Brazilian striker hit the crossbar in the 55th minute with his iconic long distance shot and then converted a penalty in the 71st minute.
DALIAN, China, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) -- Shanghai Shenhua and Jiangsu Suning played out a 0-0 stalemate in the 12th round of the Chinese Super League (CSL) here on Monday.
"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."
After losing a goal, Wuhan dominated goal possession for a long time but failed to convert. In the second half, Wuhan brought on five substitutes but showed little efficiency in its attacks. In the 86th minute, Marcao extended the lead for Hebei and nailed the game 2-0.
BERLIN, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- 2020 treble winner's Bayern Munich may have secured its position as Europe's top team by beating Euro League winner FC Sevilla in the UEFA Supercup final.
Martinez is unlikely to make many changes to the side that beat Alaves on Sunday with Darwin Machis and Roberto Soldado leading the attack, while veteran striker Jorge Molina will also play a part at some point in the game.
The Austrian team took the lead just eight minutes later, as Japanese midfielder Masaya Okugawa received an accurate pass from substitute Sekou Koita of Mali and scored the winning goal.