Pironkova, 33, who returned to the Tour at the US Open after three years' absense and made an impressive run to the quarterfinals, received a walkover to the third round in Paris.
Celta held Barca to a 2-2 draw last season, with Iago Aspas netting a late equalizer and the now departed Luis Suarez scoring twice for Barca, so Thursday will be an indication as to how the two teams have evolved in the last three months.
Other games on Thursday see Athletic Club at home to Cadiz, while Sevilla entertain Levante in the Sanchez Pizjuan Stadium. Enditem
China was awarded the hosting right of 2023 AFC Asian Cup on June 14, 2019. 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.
The swimmers' performances at the championships will act as an important reference for their qualification for next year's Tokyo Olympic Games. Enditem
It is the first time for national ice hockey matches to be held in Qinghai on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, and is also a breakthrough in holding high-profile ice hockey events in high-altitude regions of the world.
According to Luo, sporting goods companies, including sports giants Nike and Adidas, were facing big pressure in sales.
In case of infections within club ranks, clubs must ensure at least a 13-man squad to compete in games.
Ten minutes before the final whistle, Chris Shimbayev fired home after a long run to give Suzhou the three points.
Playing on the left of a line of three, which included Messi and Philippe Coutinho, Fati was unstoppable with his talent and pace, and displays like this show there could be life at the Camp Nou when Messi finally does leave next summer.