After Bayern had targeted the Dutch full-back for several months and Flick named the 19-year-old as his desired player the German record champions refused to increase its reported 20-million-euro offer. Barca is said to invest 25 million eruos plus a higher salary.
Airgoal is paying more attention to the domestic market, given the fact that China has been promoting school sports in recent years.
The other two German participants - RB Leipzig and Borussia Monchengladbach - have harder tasks in Groups F and B respectively.
Shandong kept their momentum in the following sets while Henan found it hard to narrow the gap. Shandong finally got their fifth straight win.
MONACO, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) -- The World Athletics Road Running Championships will be part of the global calendar starting from 2023, the world athletics governing body announced on Tuesday.
Manuel Neuer tried to play down the unrest by saying: "We know what we are facing this season. We shouldn't speak about our tiredness but accept it."
Attracting around 300 of China's top swimmers, the 2020 Championships are being held from September 26 to October 2 in Qingdao.
However, unlike Bottas and Verstappen, Hamilton started the race on soft compound tyres and had to come in to change them sooner than he would have liked, while Bottas and Verstappen were able to go much deeper into the race on their medium compound rubber.
Jaloliddin Masharipov (2nd L) of Pakhtakor react after receiving a red card from the Jordanian referee Adham Makhadmeh during the AFC Champions League quarter-final match between Pakhtakor of Uzbekistan and Persepolis FC of Iran at Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium in Doha, capital of Qatar, Sept. 30, 2020. Persepolis FC won 2-0. (Photo by Nikku/Xinhua)
Other media mention former Schalke hero and Belgian, Cote d'Ivorian and Iranian national coach Marc Wilmots as a candidate.
Bayern started highly motivated in the encounter and took command while Hoffenheim kept 11 men behind the ball in the opening stages.