BERLIN, Sept. 13 (Xinhua) -- Hoffenheim saw off courageous Chemnitzer FC 3-2 following a penalty shootout whereas Stuttgart and Bayer Leverkusen got the job done with more ease to get through the opening round in the German Cup on Sunday.
Chongqing pocketed two wins consecutively to rank six in the league, only two points clear of Hebei in the Suzhou division. Enditem
In other matches, Guizhou Hengfeng drew 1-1 with Zhejiang Energy Greentown, and Changchun Yatai edged Heilongjiang Lava Spring 2-1.
Bruno Labbadia's men gained momentum and pushed Braunschweig onto the back foot. Berlin's efforts paid off at the half-hour mark after Matheus Cunha had all the time and space to curl the equalizer into the far post corner.
Stage One will be played across two blocks of eight days: September 13-20 and September 28-October 5. Enditem
Martinez Quarta has a European passport because of his Italian heritage, meaning he won't occupy one of the limited places available in Celta's squad for foreign players.
BUENOS AIRES, Sept. 10 (Xinhua) -- Lionel Messi will be free to play in Argentina's opening 2022 World Cup qualifier against Ecuador next month after the forward's suspension was deemed to be no longer valid, the South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) said on Thursday.
Kardec scored Chongqing's second goal in the 83rd minute, contributing an outstanding diving header after collecting mate's corner kick.
The Serie A is looking for a way to prop up sagging revenues, since the fans have been prevented from attending games live, which eliminated the revenue from ticket sales. Merchandise sales have also been hurt by the lockdown.
Daniil Kvyat took a fine seventh in his AlphaTauri, with Leclerc and teammate Sebastian Vettel salvaging eighth and ninth on another difficult day for Ferrari.
BEIJING, Sept. 10 (Xinhua) -- Chinese national women's volleyball championship will be held from September 17 to October 3 in Jiangmen, south China's Guangdong province, the Chinese Volleyball Association (CVA) announced here on Thursday.