"This is the first event at such a high level since the training session, after having trained so long, I think all the athletes will be ready to perform their best at the event," said Xie, the 200m Asian record holder.
The pressure for the German coach and his PSG team may grow in the coming week as they face a busy schedule with a clash against last season's runners-up Marseille on Sunday and followed by Metz at the Parc des Princes on Wednesday. Enditem
However, Molders remained in the thick of things and headed onto the crossbar moments later.
Xiamen Tefang cruised past Jiangsu Weikeduo 4-1 to move up to fourth, leaving its opponent at the bottom with no wins this season, while fifth-placed Shenzhen Nankeda crushed Anhui Souyu 5-0.
The GFA is yet to officially respond to the purported resignation of its deputy general secretary. Enditem
Qingdao pulled one back in the 85th minute with an overhead kick from French midfielder Romain Alessandrini.
Lower league side Havelse broke the deadlock through Noah Plume with 17 minutes played. Mainz were unable to overcome Havelse's well-positioned defence in the first 45 minutes but the momentum on the pitch changed after the restart, and by courtesy of Jean-Philippe Mateta, who provided a second-half hat-trick for a 5-1 victory. Enditem
Teda's Liu Ruofan had the ball into the net in the 62nd minute but it was wiped out as Liu had fouled in the build-up.
"Extremely happy. Tough year for everyone. Really glad the work that everyone put into this event to give us the opportunity to get back on the court," he added. Enditem
Skocic said that he will try to build a new team with new players in the squad. "Right now, our focus is mainly on changing the style of the play of the national team," the Croatian coach said.
GUIYANG, China, Sept. 11 (Xinhua) -- The 2020 Guiyang youth football tournament has taken place here in Guiyang, the capital of southwest China's Guizhou province, after being delayed for almost half a year by the COVID-19 epidemic.