The result came less than two days after Vasco sacked manager Ramon Menezes and named their under-20 coach Alexandre Grasseli as his interim replacement. Enditem
"Starting a qualifying tournament with a win gives us motivation and desire to work even harder to make sure that we continue on this path," he added.
Messi admitted Thursday's match did not pan out as the Albiceleste had hoped, rueing his team's lethargy early on.
The fifth-ranked team will advance to an inter-continental playoff over two legs. Enditem
BERLIN, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) -- It looks like the 2014 World Cup winner Germany is trapped in a crisis while past financial scandals also seem to be catching up on the country's soccer association.
"Jiangsu's team chemistry is better than us, as they have played for quite a long time. We suffered some problems in our defense, and didn't restrain their character," Xinjiang coach Gao Fengjuan lamented. Enditem
CHENGDU, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) -- Sichuan never trailed throughout the game before outplaying Fujian 89-63 in the Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) league here on Thursday.
"You have to be self-disciplined and work hard. Nobody can succeed through an easy path," Ji said.
"The support from the Queensland government ensures we are able to deliver the season in 2020, providing a stage for Australia's best established and emerging talent to contest the 41st edition of Australia's longest-running elite women's sporting competition," Rechter said.
Meanwhile, Angel Romero and Andre Carrillo each scored braces as Paraguay and Peru drew 2-2 in Asuncion.
Organizers BSI (Budapest Sport Office) specifically indicated that they fully complied with the health precautions prescribed or recommended by authorities, ensuring the health of participants and supporters.