Monday ends with Fulham looking for their first points at home to Aston Villa, before Liverpool entertain an Arsenal side that defeated them on penalties in the Community Shield at the end of August.
Chongqing posed more of a threat than Shijiazhuang after the game started. After the goalie saved brilliantly from midfielder Chen Jie's long-range shot in the fifth minute, Chongqing got another corner kick and an accurate cross from right-back Jiang Zhe, helping Adrian to score at close range to make it 1-0.
The top four finishers of each group will form a new group, to be based in Suzhou, to fight for the first to eighth position of the season in the second phase, which will be held between October 16-December 12.
"We will be announcing a new rival on the same date as soon as possible," the entity said in a separate statement.
SUZHOU, China, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- With a hat-trick from Polish midfielder Adrian Mierzejewski, Chongqing Lifan cruised into the championship race after a 4-1 victory over Shijiazhuang Ever Bright in the 13th round of the Chinese Super League (CSL) here on Friday.
There will be an exciting lineup in the women's 3,000m. The event will consist of Kenyan quartet Hellen Obiri and Beatrice Chepkoech, 2019 world champions over 5,000m and 3,000m steeplechase respectively, in addition to Olympic 3,000m steeplechase silver medalist Hyvin Kiyeng, and world 5,000m runner-up Margaret Chelimo.
Ibrahimovic had the chance to complete his hat-trick in the 63rd minute, but he ballooned the ball over the bar with the goalkeeper well beaten.
However, Xu and Diao Linyu collided during the beginning of the third set but neither was injured. Shanghai then accumulated a seven-point lead from deftly placed shots and took the set.
Toshiro Muto, the CEO of the Tokyo 2020, admitted that it will be difficult to ban athletes from shopping or sightseeing in Japan.
"This is unbelievable, standing here in Paris on the top of the podium. I never thought I would be here," he added.
TOKYO, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach said on Thursday that the delayed Tokyo Olympic Games can be held even without a coronavirus vaccine.