The striker said that joining Atletico Madrid was an "attractive challenge" and that he had spoken to Antoine Griezmann and Uruguay international Diego Godin about the club.
Bakambu (C) of Beijing Sinobo Guoan vies for the ball during the 13th round match between Shanghai SIPG and Beijing Sinobo Guoan at the postponed 2020 season Chinese Football Association Super League (CSL) Suzhou Division in Suzhou, east China's Jiangsu Province, Sept. 25, 2020. (Xinhua/Ji Chunpeng)
"We had an excellent first half, it's a pity we didn't end the game right away, we dropped physically in the second half and we knew that they were aiming for breakaways, but we were good at controlling them," Pirlo said after the match.
After running 2:29.15 for the 1,000m in Monaco, narrowly missing the world record in the process, Kenyan Faith Kipyegon, the Olympic 1,500m champion will return to her specialty, the 1,500m. Enditem
Suzhou opened the scoring with a low drive in the penalty area from Nigerian Chris Shimbayev through a corner kick, but it was ruled out for offside. Both sides posed threats to the other, but no goals were scored in the first half.
Pirlo replaced Maurizio Sarri to become the head coach of Juve's senior squad in August, just 10 days after the maestro took charge of the U-23 team.
In the 11th minute, the Spanish team were awarded a penalty after David Alaba felled Ivan Rakitic, allowing Lucas Ocampos to open the scoring in the 13th minute.
World champion Xu Jiayu stood first in the preliminary of the men's 200m backstroke in 2:00.54 to fight for the gold in the final.
LONDON, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- English Premier League club Everton announced on Thursday the full details of their plans for a 52,888 capacity stadium on Liverpool's World Heritage Site waterfront.
Zidane's men controlled most of the ball in the first half, but it was a sterile domination with their only clear chance coming thanks to Karim Benzema after an error by home keeper Alex Remiro. At the other end, Thibaut Courtois produced a fine save to deny Alexander Isak.
Widespread reports in the Israeli media suggest the 27-year-old will join Dubai's Al-Nasr SC, who play in the UAE Pro League.