MEXICO CITY, Sept. 6 (Xinhua) -- Jose Cruz has been named manager of Necaxa for the rest of the Liga MX Apertura season, the club said on Sunday.
Indeed the worry for some must be that last season saw the beginning of diminishing returns for Simeone and although he has always been able to maintain his team looking refreshed and motivated, 2020-21 might just be a season too far for Simeone's defensive style unless he is willing to be more proactive in attack. Enditem
"Piatek traveled to Bosnia against our agreement," said Preetz in an interview for Kicker magazine on Sunday evening.
Old dogs such as Toni Kroos (30/Real Madrid) and Manuel Neuer (34/Bayern Munich) might be an exception as they are pillar upon which he can build on.
Veteran full-back Fagner gave the hosts the lead by converting a 12th-minute penalty after he was brought down in the area by Marcelo Benevenuto.
"It's going to be one of the young guys, I think, if you count Dominic Thiem as a young guy, as well. He obviously has a chance to win. Now I think it is the time where it gets really interesting. We'll see where we go from here." Enditem
Cedric Bakambu continued his goal-scoring form and broke the deadlock in the 23rd minute, as he sent Zhang Yuning's pinpoint through ball into the bottom corner.
Barcelona insisted that he had to pay his 700-million-euro release clause.
The Bayern defeat led to new elections for club President being called for March, Ronaldo Koeman replacing Quique Setien as coach, the start of a mass dressing room clear-out and Leo Messi saying he wanted to leave.
"I find it completely unacceptable that we learn from the press that one of our players is positive," he said to RMC, "They released a statement and sent the player home but no one from the Federation has communicated this to us. No one has contacted us." Enditem
Slovenia's Roglic arrived with the leading group to remain 21 seconds ahead of defending champion Egan Bernal on the overall standings.