Miguel Angel Russo's men are now four points clear at the top of the Group H standings, with one match remaining before the knockout rounds.
PARIS, Sept. 28 (Xinhua) -- Defending champion Rafael Nadal, who is seeking his record 13th title at Roland Garros, eased through the first round with a comfortable 6-4, 6-4, 6-2 win over Belarusian Egor Gerasimov on Monday.
Vital performers such as Robert Lewandowski and Thomas Mueller demanded new faces after admitting to be exhausted after an energy sapping 2019/2020 season.
"It's a bit cold tonight, I didn't get used to the field and the weather. I gradually adjusted myself and did better than I usually do," Song added.
The Italian rising star ripped 11 games in a row to defeat the Belgian for the second time in as many head-to-head meetings.
"To be honest, we've all been physically and mentally exhausted for more than 70 days, I think every player here is a hero," said Shandong Luneng coach Li Xiaopeng.
On the Beijing side, Shi Xiufeng and Ma Yina each contributed 14 points.
Jepkosgei will return to the same course she shattered the world record in 2017 in half marathon and will face up against fellow countrywoman Joan Chelimo.
Led by two-time world champion Xu Jiayu from Zhejiang, the Chinese swimmers bettered the world record by 0.15 seconds. The previous record was held by American swimmers.
Baum is giving up his job as the German association's under-20 and under-18 coach. It is said that Naldo will hang up his boots to join Schalke.
Porto currently have three Brazilians in their first-team squad: defender Alex Telles, midfielder Otavio and forward Evanilson. Enditem