Eibar won for the first time this season as Kevin Rodrigues' 91st minute goal gave it a 2-1 triumph away at Valladolid in a frantic game on Saturday.
"We are in a very strange situation, after a lot of months without much tennis, especially for me, that I didn't play in America, I don't know if it's a positive thing or a negative thing," Nadal said when asked how important it was to keep the early-round matches short and sweet.
Barcelona talisman Lionel Messi has been unfairly maligned by some for a perceived inability to reproduce his club form for Argentina. But the 33-year-old's record for his country stands tall against the greats of any era. Messi is his country's all-time leading scorer with 70 goals and 45 assists from 138 appearances.
Berenguer arrives after Athletic Bilbao produced one of their worst displays in recent memory on Thursday evening, losing 1-0 at home to newly promoted Cadiz, who played for almost 30 minutes with just nine men after having two players sent off.
Elsewhere, Athletic Club were linked with a late return of former striker Fernando Llorente only for the deal to fall through, while Valencia coach Javi Gracia is rumored to be considering resigning after a summer which saw the departure of players such as Dani Parejo, Ezequiel Garay and Rodrigo Moreno without any new arrivals to strengthen a squad which failed to qualify for Europe last season.
On the Dongguan side, Shen Yi nailed 13 points, while Hu Ke added 10.
"They're the best team in the league, and proved it today," said Shandong coach Luka Sjekloca.
The transfer will see Marcone reunite with Elche boss Jorge Almiron, who was Marcone's manager at Argentina's Lanus in 2016 and 2017.
SAO PAULO, Oct. 3 (Xinhua) -- Palmeiras extended its unbeaten run to 20 matches across all competitions with a 2-1 home win over Ceara in Brazil's Serie A championship on Saturday.
"My club had been closed for six months due to the COVID-19 pandemic and just reopened a month ago," said Zhang, adding that he has received dozens of reservations for this holiday one week in advance, mostly from young people.
Sydney FC's head coach Steve Corica said given Le Fondre's great contribution to the club's recent success, it would be wrong to stand in his way.