Having to play friendlies to earn money is embarrassing in the Bayern chairman's mind. He also said Loew has been put in a bad situation as he has to address economic demands. Football has been reduced to marketing and profits, he added. Enditem
"They [Ecuador] came at us without fear and it was difficult for us to play, but we were calm. In the first half we managed to get the ball back and if we had played more quickly, it would have been different, but it turned out like this, and we have to continue. It was important to get off to a winning start because all matches are going to be tough," he added.
He admits to entering a new world as "it is a significant step from Formula two to one. We speak about a time difference of 11 to 12 seconds."
Cheng was insurmountable in the paint, scoring consecutive buckets on second chances, as Henan gained its biggest advantage of 20 points in the third quarter.
"We didn't execute as we prepared for. Some players didn't respond well," rued Shandong coach Luka Sjekloca. Enditem
El Shaarawy bagged his brace in the 45th minute with a header after Moldova's defender Veaceslav Posmac's error.
The reigning Australian Open champion will contest for her second major title with Polish teenager Iga Swiatek, who needed only 70 minutes to storm to a 6-2, 6-1 victory over Argentine qualifier Nadia Podoroska.
The fixture will be played in Austria on November 14 at a yet-to-be confirmed venue, the Mexican Football Federation said in a statement on Sunday.
Spain coach Luis Enrique made several changes to his side, with David de Gea returning in goal, while Ansu Fati was on the left of the Spanish attack and Oyarzabal returned to action after missing out on the midweek friendly in Portugal after a non-conclusive coronavirus test.
IOC president Thomas Bach confirmed at the 136th IOC Session on July 17 that he is ready to run for a second term in the position. Enditem
Game six will be played on Sunday. Enditem