Sergio Busquets, Frenkie de Jong, Philippe Coutinho and new arrival Miralem Pjanic battle it out for three spots in midfield with Francisco Trincao likely to wait his turn on the bench.
"By contacting the public, the athletes might spread COVID-19," he said. "That is the possibility. We must protect the citizens. So there are two aspects... It should be difficult. It is not realistic for us to consider not using public transportation by athletes."
Stage One involves 32 groups of four players, with the player who tops each group progressing to Stage Two.
BEIJING, Sept. 26 (Xinhua) -- Relatively unheralded runners Su Guoxiong and Dou Faxian upset a strong all-Chinese field to take the men's and women's titles respectively at the inaugural Duolun Marathon race in Duolun, Inner Mongolia, on Saturday.
The game changed three minutes into the second half when Machis took the ball at the edge of the Locomotive area and fired a dipping shot into the back of the net.
Wuhan posted more threats than Chongqing in the second half, but they didn't take their scoring opportunities. What's worse for Wuhan, French midfielder Eddy Gnahore was sent off in the 76th minute after he received a second yellow card for his foul on right-back Jiang Zhe.
Peru will meet Paraguay in Asuncion on October 8 and Brazil in Lima five days later.
Guoan now sits second in Group B with 25 points, with two rounds in the first stage remaining, and has booked a spot in Group C for the championship race.
Bach reiterated that the sports world needs to "work diligently and comprehensively" to take the right decisions because nobody can predict what will happen in the next 10 months.
DALIAN, China, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) -- Ye Chugui came off the bench to score in stoppage time of the second half, helping Guangzhou R&F beat Dalian Pro 1-0 in the 12th round of the Chinese Super League (CSL) here on Monday.
The victory in Budapest over Sevilla has increased the pressure on sports director Hasan Salihamidzic to deliver convincing answers as it seems apparent Bayern's current squad size is too small.