"We are now more than halfway through our journey but face an uphill battle ahead," the vice president and secretary-general of the Beijing 2022 Organizing Committee told Xinhua in an exclusive interview.
In the other match of Group C, Almoez Ali scored his third goal of the league to help Al Duhail SC beat Persepolis FC 1-0 and overtake the latter to lead the group.
Given those circumstances, Bartomeu will probably breathe a small sigh of relief there will be no fans in the ground for the league debut, because he would certainly receive a chorus of boos and whistles. As things are Koeman has to create a positive atmosphere in the side with Messi, who is clearly unhappy and in no mood to hide his feelings.
Chengdu was the only side who had pocketed three wins consecutively in the first three rounds of the league.
LONDON, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- Gareth Bale on Friday said he had 'no regrets' about his time with Real Madrid in a TV interview in the UK.
DALIAN, China, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) -- Fabio Cannavaro's Guangzhou Evergrande beat Henan Jianye 2-1 in the 12th round of the Chinese Super League (CSL) on Monday.
Israel and the UAE agreed to formally normalize their relations in mid-August and signed a normalization agreement at the White House on September 15.
"This is a new level of escalation," team manager Rouven Schroeder commented after coach Achim Beierlorzer unsuccessfully asked the team to start training.
It may seem harsh to say that the reigning Champions have problems scoring goals, but that was one of Real Madrid's main issues last season, with much of the responsibility falling on Karim Benzema.
The goal came from Wolves' first shot on target, but suddenly they were on the back foot before a late deflected effort from Gabriel Jesus sealed the points deep into injury time.
Villarreal came back from a goal down to take their first win of the season with a 2-1 at home to Eibar.