Simona Halep, top seed of the women's draw, won her first title in Rome after defending champion Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic retired while trailing 6-0, 2-1 in the final. Enditem
"You just learn how to deal with the situations that you're in. Obviously I've been in immense pressure situations. I've had people on the pitch whistling in the stadium to me."
"We will continue to work closely with the IOC, the IPC and other stake holders involved to deal with the challenges properly and ensure our preparatory work advances steadily," Han concluded. Enditem
"They managed to escape our pressing for over an hour," striker Thomas Mueller said. His statements indirectly back Flick's claim to get a right-back, a number 10 as a successor of the ball-machine Thiago and an additional winger.
"You deserved a farewell befitting who you are: one of the most important players in the history of the club, achieving great things for the team and on an individual level," commented Messi on social media.
Beating Shenzhen was the only way for Dalian to keep its Final Group A dreams alive with two rounds left in the first phase. But Morteza Pouraliganji's header from the penalty spot and a Harold Preciado strike saw Shenzhen take a 2-0 lead after 31 minutes.
The sending off killed the game for Desna as Wolfsburg assumed control and possession but for all that the hosts lacked in producing promising opportunities.
Without Kun Aguero, Aymeric Laporte and Ilkay Gundogan, who has been diagnosed with the coronavirus, Pep Guardiola handed a debut to recent arrival Nathan Ake, and young phenom Phil Foden was also in the starting 11.
Meanwhile, Real Betis has started the season with two wins from two games and looks a lot tougher under former Real Madrid and Manchester City coach Manuel Pellegrini than under Joan Ferrer 'Rubi' last season.
Pellegrini has had a perfect start to life at the club with two wins from two games and with Betis looking a lot harder to score against than last season.
"On behalf of FIFA and the world football community, we would like to express our condolences to the GFA, the national juvenile committee, and above all, to the families, friends, and loved ones of the victims. Our thoughts also go out to the injured to whom we wish a prompt and full recovery," he said.