The bumpy restart might have convinced Loew that he can't entirely rely on his backups like Julian Draxler (Paris) and Julian Brandt (Dortmund). His full-back problem hasn't been solved after picking Robin Gosens (Bergamo) and Thilo Kehrer (Paris).
DALIAN, China, Sept. 4 (Xinhua) -- Shenzhen Jiazhaoye held Shanghai Shenhua to a 0-0 draw in the ninth round of Chinese Super League (CSL) here on Friday.
Elsewhere, Poland, who were playing without leading striker Robert Lewandowski, registered their first victory of the tournament in Zenica.
Coates said the Games will start as planned on July 23 "with or without COVID-19," stressing the Olympics has never been cancelled outside of world wars.
"The IOC continues to be impressed by the progress of the preparations. And we are all looking forward to writing this new chapter in China's great sporting history." Enditem
Five hundred canoeing-lovers, led by famous athletes and representatives from all walks of life, set off from the Qiantang River in Hangzhou, and carried the relay through the waters of Qiandao Lake, the Xin'an River and Fuchun River in several counties of the city. In each part, 19 people played the role of leading navigator, symbolizing the 19th Asian Games.
PRAGUE, Sept. 5 (Xinhua) -- Kenya's Peres Jepchirchir broke the women-only half marathon world record in Prague on Saturday morning.
MADRID, Sept. 4 (Xinhua) -- Leo Messi published a video message on Friday afternoon confirming that he will remain at the Barcelona club for the 2020-21 season to see out the remaining year of his contract.
Leon are now a point clear of second-placed Cruz Azul, who will have the chance to regain top spot when they visit Atlas on Saturday.
Other clubs are expected to follow.
HAIKOU, Sept. 9 (Xinhua) -- 2020 Tour Hainan Island Flight Contest Glider event opened at the Lingshui Hongjiaoling Aviation Camp, south China's Hainan province on Tuesday.