MADRID, Sept. 8 (Xinhua) -- Last season saw Real Madrid keep their nerve over the final 11 games to overtake FC Barcelona and claim the 2019-20 La Liga title, and there is little doubt that Zinedine Zidane's side will be clear favorites to reclaim their crown in the season that lies ahead.
Slovenia's Roglic arrived with the leading group to remain 21 seconds ahead of defending champion Egan Bernal on the overall standings.
File photo taken on July 12, 2020 shows that Kylian Mbappe of Paris Saint Germain celebrates during a friendly football match between Paris Saint Germain and Le Havre at the Ocean Stadium in Le Havre, France. French football federation (FFF) announced that Paris Saint Germain's French forward Kylian Mbappe has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus and he will miss UEFA Nations League match against Croatia. (Photo by Jack Chan/Xinhua)
TEHRAN, Sept. 3 (Xinhua) -- Tractor Sazi beat Esteghlal FC 3-2 on Thursday to win Iran's Hazfi Cup for the second time in the soccer club's history.
"Holding the Expo in the Olympic city of Beijing sends a strong signal of confidence. The world of sport is ready to contribute to the recovery from the crisis and to rebuilding a more human-centered and inclusive society."
Elsewhere, Sao Paulo beat Fluminense 3-1 at home thanks to second-half goals from Brenner, Luciano Rocha and Vitor Bueno. Wellington Silva was on the scoresheet for the visitors.
Duris might have doubled Slovakia's lead, but Israel goalkeeper Ofir Marciano was equal to his effort, and also saved well from Robert Bozenik late in the game.
The pandemic forced clubs to develop creative concepts to stay in close contact with fans and partners worldwide. "Virtual tours run by several clubs have been a great success," he added.
There were also third round wins for Belgian star Elise Mertens, Belarussian veteran Victoria Azarenka and France's Alize Cornet.
DALIAN, China, Sept. 8 (Xinhua) -- Dia Saba and Ye Chugui netted to give Guangzhou R&F a 3-1 win over Henan Jianye in the 10th round of the Chinese Super League (CSL), while Dalian Pro conceded a late goal in a 1-1 draw with Jiangsu Suning on Tuesday night.
Iran's match with Uzbekistan, previously set for September 7, has been rescheduled for October 8 in Tashkent's Bunyodkor Stadium.