Instead, goals were scored at the other end of the pitch, as Lucas Tousart's foul on Sebastian Rode allowed Daichi Kamada to curl the subsequent free-kick into the path of Bas Dost, who nodded home from close range in the 36th minute.
A month has passed since then and the game will be a good test of Liverpool's ability to defend their title after beating Chelsea a week ago and also of how much Arsenal have improved under Mikel Arteta. Enditem
The Rossoneri underwent the second round of tests after the positive result of center-back Leo Duarte, and then confirmed Ibrahimovic's diagnoses.
"It's good to try other events, but I haven't run an 800m event outside Kenya and I will be happy to register good times and compete against the events specialist," Cheruiyot told Xinhua.
Given the atmosphere currently surrounding the Camp Nou, Koeman needs to start with a win, because if not things are not going to get any easier. Enditem
Finally, Jaime Mata's second half goal saw Getafe start their season with a 1-0 win at home to Osasuna. Mata scored from close range and his goal was given after a VAR review, when he had looked offside. Enditem
Leverkusen had the last chance on target but substitute and new arrival Patrik Schick was unable to beat Casteels with a header with seven minutes to the final whistle.
"I'm excited to continue my career with the club and look forward to helping create championship moments for our fans to celebrate," said the 19-year-old Reynolds, who has made 16 MLS appearances throughout his young career. Enditem
With the win, Chongqing pocketed five straight wins to rank third with 21 points, while Shijiazhuang dropped to the fifth with 17 points, four points behind the fourth-placed Hebei China Fortune, and had no chance to enter the top four with only one game left in the division. Enditem
BEIJING, Sept. 20 (Xinhua) -- Chengdu Better City edged Taizhou Yuanda 2-1 on Sunday to pocket their third straight win in China League One, the second-tier football league in China.
Henan missed the chance to equalize in the 64th minute when Fernando Karanga's spot-kick was blocked by Guangzhou Evergrande goalkeeper Liu Dianzuo.