Salihamidzic seems to be facing a Herculean challenge to not only find a back-up for spearhead Lewandowski, an additional midfielder and a suitable full-back.
BERLIN, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) -- FC Schalke 04 have appointed Manuel Baum as their new head coach, the Royal Blues confirmed via the club's official homepage on Wednesday.
In other fixtures on Wednesday, River Plate won 2-1 at home to Sao Paulo, Palmeiras routed Bolivar 5-0 in Sao Paulo, Independiente Medellin won 2-0 in Caracas, Racing beat Nacional 2-1 in Montevideo, Estudiantes drew 2-2 at Alianza Lima and Barcelona SC won 2-0 at Junior Barranquilla. Enditem
TEHRAN, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) -- Ali Karimi, the midfielder of Iran's Esteghlal soccer club, has been linked with a move to Turkey's Trabzonspor, Persian Football reported on Thursday.
It is thought the 41-year-old Baum will act as a mastermind as he stands for the new generation of coaches addicted to innovative tactical approaches.
Ji Xinjie from Shandong secured the gold in the men's 400m freestyle in 3:48.87, with Hubei's Zhang Ziyang and Ji's teammate Hu Jia rounding out the top three.
Atalanta claimed a one-sided win against Lazio, as Papu Gomez took the stage with a brace, helping the Dea enjoy a 4-1 victory.
Gould scored 107 to tie the game up at 7-7 and was calm enough to win the 18th frame, forcing Selby to seal the win in the deciding frame.
Shandong expects a tough match on Sunday with title favorites Inner Mongolia as their next opponent, while Daqing hopes to bounce back in Sunday's encounter with Beijing, another losing side on Thursday. Enditem
Aside from his qualities, Rangnick has maintained a close relationship with Schalke's leading board member for the team Jochen Schneider.
Selby, 37, reached his 27th career ranking final after defeating China's top player Ding Junhui and compatriot Shaun Murphy back-to-back on Saturday.