"We have passed a difficult situation to reach the stage and don't want to lose our chance easily. Our players are highly-motivated for this match and are ready for this tough challenge mentally," he said. Enditem
According to the simplified measures agreed on by the IOC and Tokyo 2020 last weekend, some details of the torch relay will be simplified, including slimming down the size of the vehicle convoys and simplifying the grand start and celebration events.
Bayern started highly motivated in the encounter and took command while Hoffenheim kept 11 men behind the ball in the opening stages.
The win also saw the team from northwest France climb to the top of the table, two points clear of second-placed Lille.
With Ji Xiang's smart side volley and Zhang Boyu's header successively missed target in Shenzhen's offense, Suning led off a more fierce attack. In the 28th minute, Teixeira made full use of Li Ang's penalty and helped Suning take a 1-0 lead.
Second seed Nadal will face Italy's Stefano Travaglia in the round of 32. The latter survived a five-set thriller against Japan's Nishikori Kei to advance 6-4, 2-6, 7-6 (7), 4-6, 6-2.
Despite being contained in the first quarter, Shanghai guard Peng Szu-Chin gradually paced the game by finishing baskets in consecutive fast breaks in a later period. Peng posted a game-high 22 points.
BEIJING, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese Super League (CSL) has revealed the fixtures and format for the second stage of the 2020 CSL season on Sunday.
The game was over by halftime as the 18-year-old produced a magnificent display that will only give strength to those who see him as the natural successor to Leo Messi.
SHANGHAI, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) -- Chinese E-sports team LGD Gaming beat Australian team Legacy Esports 3-0 to advance into the Group Stage of 2020 League of Legends World Championship (S10) here on Wednesday.
TEHRAN, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- Iranian side Persepolis edged past Qatar's Al Sadd 1-0 on Sunday to book a place in the 2020 AFC Champions League quarter-finals.