But the stories of the toe-to-toe clash were far beyond the records. A brawl in stoppage time saw five players sent off, including PSG's star Neymar, who has just come back from a COVID-19 quarantine.
At the EB meeting, Beijing 2022 Coordination Commission chair Juan Antonio Samaranch noted advances in venue construction, development of the local Organizing Committee staff, and new sponsors and suppliers, as further evidence of Beijing 2022's progress.
The Spanish top-flight side are willing to pay up to five million euros (5.9 million U.S. dollars) to secure the 24-year-old before the European transfer window closes next month, the TNT Sports news outlet reported.
Alexi Stival's men are now sixth in the 20-team standings with 15 points while Sao Paulo are second with 18, two points behind leaders Internacional, who have a game in hand.
Maracana SA made the decision to carry out the unscheduled facelift to capitalize on a fixturing quirk that has left the stadium without football for almost two weeks.
BEIJING, Sept. 14 (Xinhua) -- Italian Simone Pianigiani was appointed as the new head coach of the Beijing Ducks on Monday.
"I went back to training, supper happy #CORONAOUT," the Brazilian posted on his Twitter account.
One of the smaller and historically less successful teams in Brazil's top flight, Fortaleza have punched above their weight under Ceni's stewardship.
ACCRA, Sept.11 (Xinhua) -- The Confederation of African Football (CAF) will hold presidential and general assembly elections on March 12 next year in the Moroccan capital Rabat, the continental football body announced late Thursday after an executive committee meeting.
LONDON, Sept. 11 (Xinhua) -- The Premier League are trying hard to find broadcast solutions for fans in China, said Richard Masters, chief executive of the English football top flight on Friday.
The OVEP toolkit is a free educational resource, created by the IOC, to share knowledge, promote Olympic values and facilitate the sustainable development of Olympic education. It provides students with various educational activities and teachers with teaching resources as well as practical training. Its Chinese version includes The Fundamentals Manual - a sport-based program; Delivery Playbook - a practical guide to Olympic Values Education; Activity Sheets - exercises to support Olympic Values Education; and Workshop Plan - a learning program through physical activity.