Shandong went ahead in the 19th minute when striker Duan Liuyu miss-kicked the ball which flew into Graziano Pelle's way, and the Italian swept it in from close range.
Rafinha joined Flamengo from Bayern Munich in June last year and helped the Rio de Janeiro club secure a historic Copa Libertadores-Brazilian Serie A double five months later.
Corinthians are one of the most successful soccer clubs in Brazil, having won the national Serie A title seven times. Enditem
ACCRA, Sept. 9 (Xinhua) -- Former Black Stars midfielder Michael Essien has been named one of the coaching staff for Danish side FC Nordsjaelland.
Skocic said that he will try to build a new team with new players in the squad. "Right now, our focus is mainly on changing the style of the play of the national team," the Croatian coach said.
His absence is likely to provide another opportunity for Cesar Dutra, who replaced Alves in the team's 2-0 defeat to Ceara in Brazil's Serie A championship on Sunday.
"This is the first formal game since the pandemic, to me, it is a test which will provide a reference for my following winter training." Enditem
Tuesday's stage winner Sam Bennett, who originally finished third, was promoted to second after Peter Sagan was relegated to last and punished for 13 sprint points for swerving from his line and blocking the late surge of Wout van Aert.
HAIKOU, Sept. 13 (Xinhua) -- Shenzhen excelled from the 15 competing teams to win the 2020 HOBIE16 Sailing Tour Island event that ended at the Wanning Shimei Bay, south China's Hainan province on Saturday.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 9 (Xinhua) -- China's Xu Yifan teamed up with American Nicole Melichar to edge past Asia Muhammad/Taylor Townsend of the United States in three sets to reach the women's doubles final at the US Open on Wednesday.
"We will make table tennis events and activities more attractive to the media, giving the sport greater global exposure. Our ultimate goal is to develop and improve table tennis worldwide, and spurred by my deep passion for the sport, I will do my best to make WTT a success," said the Chinese table tennis legend.