"It was very important to win our next match after the 5-0 defeat. The Copa Libertadores is not only about skill, it's also about heart. And the players showed that."
The match was played behind closed doors at Bloomfield Stadium in Jaffa, the southern part of the coastal city of Tel Aviv-Jaffa.
The result at Arena do Gremio in the southern city of Porto Alegre left Gremio 12th in the 20-team standings with 13 points from 10 matches. Palmeiras rose two places to fourth with 18 points.
SUZHOU, China, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- Beijing Guoan secured the top four place in Group B after completing a 5-1 victory against Qingdao Huanghai, while Hebei China Fortune beat Tianjin Teda 1-0, putting the latter at the bottom of Group B in the 12th round of the Chinese Super League (CSL) here on Tuesday.
"I am very happy to represent Shenhua. I think it is a tough game and our opponents are very strong, but even one point is important to us," said Martinez after the game. Enditem
Granada had few problems a week ago in beating the Albanian side Teuta 4-0 away from home a week ago and this time they have home advantage in a qualification that will be decided over just one game, because of time restrictions due to the coronavirus.
"We gave up our own advantage in tactics, only to let Jiangsu play its way comfortably," said Shanghai head coach Wang Zhiteng.
Several media say Szalai unsuccessfully tried to convince the club to stick to its promise to pay back the wage cut implemented due to financial losses caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mbappe won and converted a penalty in the 38th minute to put PSG in front and Angel Di Maria added another in first-half injury time after Mbappe's attempt was saved by Nice goalkeeper but the Argentine winger tucked the loose ball away from close range.
A total of 146 competitors from China and overseas took part in the five-day tournament, which adopted the latest UCI rules that each team is composed of two cyclists.
Real opened their season with a 0-0 draw away to Real Sociedad on Sunday after 90 minutes where they controlled the ball for large periods, but failed to create the clear chances needed to take all three points. It's true they still lack match practice after just one warm up game and that Martin Odegaard gave glimpses that he will slot into the side with few problems. Meanwhile the return of Eden Hazard, Marco Asensio and Isco after injury should also help Zinedine Zidane, but for the moment it looks as if scoring enough goals is again going to be Zidane's main headache this season.