Despite the lack of any games for nearly six months due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Iran has been moved three places up to be positioned 30th by the FIFA.
After suffering five defeats consecutively, Qingdao had no chance of being among the top eight in the next league session, although three games of the first session remain on the schedule.
Duisburg tried to keep pace but the "BVB" continued their relentless march, as Giovanni Reyna's deflected free-kick left goalkeeper Leo Weinkauf helpless five minutes into the second half.
The 37-year-old was among 26 players summoned by head coach Gerardo Martino for the Tricolor's first fixtures of the year, which will be preceded by a five day training camp starting Saturday.
With the domestic 2020/2021 campaign set to start on this Friday evening, none of the 17 challengers seems to have found a convincing answer yet.
BEIJING, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- Chinese broadcaster PP Sports, the owner of the local media rights to the Bundesliga in China, announced on Wednesday that it would broadcast all matches of Bundesliga in the 2020/21 season.
So far, fans in China are able to watch the new season of La Liga, Bundesliga, Ligue 1 and Serie A online, except the Premier League.
The single-leg match was played behind closed doors at Sammy Ofer Stadium in the northern city of Haifa.
"There was a period where there was an easy answer to what team is the best in the world. Now, that answer is no longer so easy, with Russia able to make a convincing argument, and Germany not far behind," the FIVB's website reported on Tuesday.
"I've kept in contact with [head coach Lionel] Scaloni, Walter Samuel and Roberto Ayala," he told TyC Sports. "Since my injury they never stopped writing to see how I was so I am very grateful for that.
The ceremony was held in the gymnasium of the Xi'an Olympic sports center. "As a host city of the major events, Xi'an will spare no efforts in organizing each activity. We will make great memories and try our best to hold the 14th National Games without any problems," said Wang Hao, the vice president of the event's organizing committee.