The matches between La Liga champions, Real Madrid and Getafe, Barcelona and newly promoted Elche and Atletico Madrid and Europa League winners, Sevilla have been postponed due to the European and play-off commitments of most of those teams eating into pre-season. Meanwhile, the game between Granada and Athletic Club Bilbao, which was due to open on Friday night was put back to Saturday after a judge ruled late on Wednesday that matches can't be played on either Fridays or Mondays.
"The president of the AFA [Argentinian Football Association], Claudio Tapia, sent a query to CONMEBOL about the suspension of Argentina captain, Lionel Messi," the region's governing body for football said on Twitter.
Celta were even closer to the drop than Eibar and have waved goodbye to important loanees Rafinha and Jeison Murillo, while Fiodor Smolov and Pione Sisto have also left.
The lower league side had the worst possible start on home soil as Maximilian Sauer's handball allowed Jadon Sancho to break the deadlock from the spot with just 14 minutes played.
THE HAGUE, Sept. 13 (Xinhua) -- The first round of the 2020-21 Eredivisie season saw 10-man Ajax beat Sparta 1-0 in Rotterdam on Sunday, while Arjen Robben left the pitch injured in his comeback to football for FC Groningen.
The 37-year-old played an important role in the country's first-ever qualification to the FIFA World Cup in Germany in 2006 and subsequently in the 2010 and 2014 editions in South Africa and Brazil respectively. Enditem
Fernandinho created the third goal of Chongqing six minutes later, breaking the rivals solid defense as a left-winger and helping Mierzejewski fire in close range through an accurate low pass.
But the club from the south of Slovakia managed to beat the odds and scored three goals within six minutes in the second half despite being one man short, two of them by Zsolt Kalmar.
The former Barca striker got a straight red for slapping on the back of Alvaro Gonzalez's head.
After the restart, Leipzig retreated with the narrow lead while Nuremberg showed absolutely no danger in front of the target.
The title is the 27-year-old Thiem's first Grand Slam trophy after three previous defeats in finals of tennis majors.