Eibar has started the campaign with two defeats, while Athletic Bilbao lost in Granada on the opening day of the season. However, with fans unhappy at Athletic's disappointing end to last campaign, question marks over coach Gaizka Garitano's defensive instincts and a lack of goals in attack, a defeat in the Ipurua Stadium would only increase the discontent surrounding a club that has so far failed to make any summer signings. Enditem
The 50-year-old De Boer signed a contract until the 2022 World Cup. He will start his term next month, when the Dutch play Mexico in a friendly, and Bosnia-Herzegovina and Italy in the Nations League.
BEIJING, Sept. 20 (Xinhua) -- Chengdu Better City edged Taizhou Yuanda 2-1 on Sunday to pocket their third straight win in China League One, the second-tier football league in China.
"The 'Tokyo Model' will not only deliver a Games fit for a post-corona world, but it will also become a blueprint that will benefit future Organising Committees for many years to come," the Australian said.
Iago Aspas scored twice as Celta Vigo won 2-1 at home to Valencia on Saturday night.
TOKYO, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach said on Thursday that the delayed Tokyo Olympic Games can be held even without a coronavirus vaccine.
Leo Messi will also be in the spotlight after a summer in which he asked to leave the Camp Nou, while the pressure will also be ramped up on Antoine Griezmann and Philippe Coutinho, who has returned following his loan to Bayern Munich.
"The players are asymptomatic and have been isolated under the supervision of the club's medical department," Flamengo tweeted on Sunday night.
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.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- Uncapped Hertha Berlin forward Matheus Cunha has been drafted into Brazil's squad for their opening 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Bolivia and Peru, the Brazilian Football Confederation said on Friday.
Last week, second division striker Philipp Hoffmann refused to play for his team Karlsruher SC after he had told the club his plans to join Union Berlin.