One player who is likely to miss out however, is striker Luka Jovic. The Serb was given a chance to show what he can do at the weekend, but produced another disappointing display (although he did provoke a red card for Betis defender Emerson). Everything points to Jovic being loaned out before the end of the season with Borja Mayoral remaining as backup to Karim Benzema.
The 41-year-old was also fined 100,000 Swiss francs (around 108,000 U.S. dollars), the world football governing body said in a statement on Monday.
Rumors speak of former Augsburg coach Manuel Baum of possibly taking over as the new head coach.
Tang Muhan from Guangdong topped the women's 400m freestyle in 4:07.04, and Ma Yonghui and Zhang Ke, both from Hebei, took second and third places respectively.
LONDON, Sept. 29 (Xinhua) -- Liverpool confirmed on Tuesday that Spain international midfielder Thiago Alcantara has tested positive for the coronavirus.
Zhejiang's Wang Shun clinched gold in the men's 200m individual medley in 1:56.83, leading silver medalist Deng Ziqi from Guangdong by around five seconds. Liu Zongyu from Shandong took the bronze.
Betis' horrible night was completed eight minutes from time when Alissa Mandi was sent off for two yellow cards to leave his side to play out the final minutes with 10 men.
Tao Guannan from Guangdong and Shandong's Liu Zongyu took second and third places respectively.
The Chinese quartet of Chen, Sun Yingsha, Wang Manyu and Wang Yidi will appear in the women's singles competition, while Japan has the same number of athletes on the list, namely Ito, Ishikawa, Miu Hirano and Hitomi Sato.
However, it was Liverpool who added a third to seal the game thanks to new signing Jota, who scored 10 minutes after making his debut after another cross from the right.
"It's truly my first time to race in a loop, but I have been training normally, no different at ups in my training. I trust my coach and I will put what I have been doing in that loop. Life is about making adjustments and I am ready for the loop challenge in London," said Kipchoge. Enditem