LONDON, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- The Premier League jumps straight in at the deep end this weekend with Manchester United's visit to Brighton opening the third round, although fans will be forced to wait until Monday night for the star attraction when Liverpool entertain Arsenal.
Their performances at the championships will be an important reference for their qualification for the Tokyo Olympic Games. Enditem
Diego Martinez's side go into the match after a flying start to the season that has seen them will all three of their matches: as well as their win in Albania, Granada have won La Liga matches at home to Athletic Club and Alaves and are currently league leaders in Spain (a position they have held just three times in the club's history.)
"The national team is always an open house, without doors and without windows. A house of merit and responsibility, at the service of the team," the 67-year-old Portuguese said.
Granada continue their 100 percent start to the season that has seen them win two league games and qualify for the third qualifying round of the Europa League. Goals from Roberto Soldado and Darwin Machis gave Granada a 2-1 win at home to Alaves, whose goal was scored by Joselu.
The deadlock was broken in the 37th minute as Huanghai's Gao Xiang jumped high above the Teda defender to head in Yang Yu's unexpected cross.
The team last played in February, beating Costa Rica 1-0 in a friendly match. Subsequent international friendlies in Europe against the Netherlands and Wales as well as the CONCACAF Nations League matches and the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifying matches were all postponed because of the pandemic.
"Because the Kenyan President Uhuru will come to tour the stadium and launch it on Saturday ahead of the World Athletics Continental Tour we thought we can use the opportunity to have the races and give him an opportunity to watch them, that's why we listed 54 athletes to take part in the event," said Mutwii.
In other action, Hebei and Tianjin lost several chances to take a lead in the first half, when Hebei forwards Buya Turay and Markao failed to score in succession in the eighth minute, and Tianjin's 21-year-old midfielder Liu Ruofan missed three times in a row.
"I have no regrets of what I've done, whatever anyone else has said, that's up to them. I know my opinion of myself and my family knows exactly what I am, so that's all I'm worried about," he commented. Enditem
LONDON, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) -- Manchester City kicked off their Premier League season with a 3-1 win away to Wolves on Monday evening.