"But I don't think we played confidently enough in today and yesterday's matches. I think we can do better as the championship moves on," Zhang added.
The Barcelona-based sports press report than Barca are closing in on a deal to sign Ajax's 19-year defender Sergino Dest and are also interested in Norwich City's Max Adams as replacements.
Pirlo replaced Maurizio Sarri to become the head coach of Juve's senior squad in August, just 10 days after the maestro took charge of the U-23 team.
Roger Guedes and Graziano Pelle scored in the first half to seal the win, which helped Shandong build an unassailable lead with 23 points in the Dalian group.
BUDAPEST, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- Bayern Munich beat Sevilla 2-1 in an epic battle for the UEFA Super Cup that lasted 120 minutes here on Thursday.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 23 (Xinhua) -- Canadian star Bianca Andreescu has announced that she will not compete in the remainder of the 2020 season and will instead spend the rest of the year concentrating on her "health and training", local media reported on Wednesday.
Bayern chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge announced the club is taking all possible actions to avoid infection among fans "as we don't want to increase the cases we already have in Munich."
It is the 16th straight win for Duplantis, who set the world outdoor record of 6.15m in Rome last week and improved the world record to 6.18m on the World Indoor Tour in February. Enditem
Photo taken on Sept. 22, 2022 shows a meeting hosted by the Beijing Organizing Committee for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games President Cai Qi in Beijing, capital of China. Fresh from celebrating the 500-day countdown, the Beijing 2022 organizers decided to host tests events through closed-loop management for public health concerns. (Xinhua/Peng Ziyang)
Due to challenges in securing all logistical arrangements for players and participants, staging the Asian leg in November as originally planned was no longer a viable option, the world governing body of badminton said in a statement.
World number 12 Ding shared the opening four frames with Mark Allen, but took the following three in a row to seal a 5-2 win.