The ExCo meeting opened with a moment of silence in memory of former WADA President John Fahey, who passed away last Saturday in Australia at the age of 75. Enditem
"What happened was a conflict between Messi and the club. I have spoken to Messi and we are carrying on as normal," said the Barca boss. Enditem
LONDON, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- Manchester United suffered a 3-1 home defeat to Crystal Palace in first Premier League match this season, with Old Trafford old boy Wilfried Zaha scoring twice against his former club.
Bayern's harsh reactions show how desperately the club's leadership level is trying to get things in safe waters as soon as possible to allow Flick a good start.
Chongqing enlarged the lead in the 65th minute when Fernandinho's pass was blocked by defender Shizhe's arm. After checking by VAR, the referee awarded Chongqing a penalty and Kardec made it 2-0.
Barcelona sit out the first two weeks of La Liga after playing in the quarterfinals of last season's Champions League, and so far the only new faces at the Camp Nou are teenage forward Pedri, Portuguese winger Francisco Trincao and midfielder Miralem Pjanic, who arrives as part of a deal which saw Arthur Melo move to Juventus.
Hoffenheim's wastefulness was punished moments later after Jan Thielmann's long ball into the box found new arrival Sebastian Andersson, who headed home the equalizer against the run of play.
Torrent, who replaced Jorge Jesus as the Rubro-Negro head coach in August, has endured a tempestuous start to his spell at the Rio de Janeiro club.
In Chilean capital Santiago, Colo-Colo defeated Uruguay's Penarol 2-1 while Brazil's Santos were held to a goalless home draw by Paraguayan side Olimpia. Enditem
The club again has put its future in the hands of brilliant but inexperienced up-and-coming players.
In the opening round of CONMEBOL qualifiers, Colombia host Venezuela, Uruguay are home to Chile, Bolivia visit Brazil, Paraguay welcome Peru and Ecuador travel to Argentina. Enditem