BERLIN, Sept. 11 (Xinhua) -- Martin Kobylanski's hat-trick helped second division side Eintracht Braunschweig knockout Hertha Berlin 5-4 while Mainz bounced back and avoided an upset to lower league side Havelse following a 5-1 win in the opening round in the German Cup on Friday.
BERLIN, Sept. 13 (Xinhua) -- Hoffenheim saw off courageous Chemnitzer FC 3-2 following a penalty shootout whereas Stuttgart and Bayer Leverkusen got the job done with more ease to get through the opening round in the German Cup on Sunday.
"Before that, we had a situation with a spit from Di Maria," the Portuguese coach added.
Higuain is a free agent after he and Italian giants Juventus mutually agreed to terminate his contract a year ahead of its expiry.
The Beijing Ducks have reached a multi-year agreement with Pianigiani, who will lead the team in the 2020-21 Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) season.
"I need to think about my family. I had to be realistic and think about the financial side," Rafinha said in an interview broadcast on Brazilian television on Saturday.
"I was very concentrated when playing the first match. However, I felt a little tired in the mixed doubles. We tried to exert our strengths on the court to play against our well-performed rivals. The 11-point competition system is too difficult," said Zheng.
Shaanxi failed to level up before the half-time break when Wang Erzhuo's powerful long volley out of the box went wide in the 30th minute.
"I think these moments like today, memories of these moments, they kind of keep you going," said 36-year-old Zvonareva, who returned to the tour after giving birth to her daughter, Evelyn. "It's special. It's something that you worked so hard for. Then you're able to lift that trophy. I think this is one of the biggest reasons to continue playing."
Following the cancellation of the Paris 2020 European Athletics Championship in April, the last major European Athletics event this year has been cancelled.
"We started to know each other back in 2014 and straight away started to develop a great friendship and then a great rivalry," Thiem said of his close friend Zverev. "We've made great things happen on the court and off the court. It's amazing how far our journey brought us to share this moment. I wish we could have two winners today. We both deserved it."