Real Sociedad ruined Elche's return to the top flight as they won 3-0 in Elche's Martin Valero stadium, with all the goals coming in the second half.
But these are just one-quarter of over 200 simplification measures to be talked about and more challenges are lying ahead of the IOC and Olympics organizers.
The two sides fought hard in the first half, before the former overcame the scoreless drought in the 43rd minute as star player Alex Teixeira knocked in a rebound after his header was denied by goalkeeper Liu Weiguo.
S10, for the first time, invited the fourth seeds from China (LPL) and Europe (LEC) as a reward for these regions finishing at the top of the global power rankings. Both of these teams will begin their tournaments in the Play-In Stage. Enditem
Photo taken on Sept. 22, 2022 shows a meeting hosted by the Beijing Organizing Committee for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games President Cai Qi in Beijing, capital of China. Fresh from celebrating the 500-day countdown, the Beijing 2022 organizers decided to host tests events through closed-loop management for public health concerns. (Xinhua/Peng Ziyang)
LONDON, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- China's top snooker player Ding Junhui and his compatriot Yan Bingtao both reached the quarterfinals at the European Masters in Milton Keynes, England on Friday.
Eight teenage footballers lost their lives late Saturday last week when their driver lost control and plunged the vehicle into the Offin river located in Ghana's Ashanti region. Enditem
"We have played very well in the whole first phase. The next thing is to recover and keep in good form to face the second phase matches," said SIPG captain Hulk.
Hours later, Jiangsu Suning regained the second place after playing out a 0-0 stalemate with Shanghai Shenhua.
In other action, Hebei and Tianjin lost several chances to take a lead in the first half, when Hebei forwards Buya Turay and Markao failed to score in succession in the eighth minute, and Tianjin's 21-year-old midfielder Liu Ruofan missed three times in a row.
Hertha's head coach Bruno Labbadia made changes and fielded Deyovaisio Zeefuik, Arne Maie and Jhon Cordoba after the restart.