2. Neymar has Ronaldo, Pele in his sights
Bierhoff demanded successful games to strengthen team spirit and fan identification. The 1996 European Champion said a real lift in mood is needed to travel down the road to the 2021 European Championship. Enditem
Shandong built a 17-7 lead at the beginning of the second set, while Tianjin found it difficult to erase the deficit.
"We played very well today. It was a lot of fun. I would preferably play another game straight away," Leipzig's Emil Forsberg said.
Xinjiang registered a balanced stat sheet in offense with five players scoring in the double figures, led by Han Xu's 13 points and 10 rebounds.
PSV beat Fortuna Sittard 2-0 in Eindhoven on Sunday and passed Ajax on the Eredivisie table. Donyell Malen opened the scoring on a pass from Eran Zahavi in the fifth minute. In the remainder of the first half, four PSV goals were disallowed by the VAR for different reasons, meaning the match remained tight until the final minutes. Noni Madueke sealed the result four minutes from time.
Eibar won for the first time this season as Kevin Rodrigues' 91st minute goal gave it a 2-1 triumph away at Valladolid in a frantic game on Saturday.
"We met some difficulties after our key players' departure," Dongguan coach Lin Yaosen admitted.
5. Colombia: The old and the new
Like Baum, pundits such as Lothar Matthaeus have discovered that the Royal Blues squad lacks the speed that modern football requires.
The race, attracting around 1,500 runners from China, Japan, Mexico and other countries and regions, features 65km, 25km and 5km races.