While preparing for the Supercup, Flick is busy setting up his new squad. After demanding a deal with David Alaba, the Bayern manager has placed an appeal at the club's leaders to sign Germany's 2014 World Cup hero Mario Goetze.
The league debut comes after another difficult week, which followed a complicated summer in the wake of Barca's 8-2 thrashing to Bayern Munich in the Champions League. That defeat saw Quique Setien sacked as coach and replaced by Koeman and led to a clear out of the dressing room, which has so far seen Ivan Rakitic, Arturo Vidal, Arthur Melo, Nelson Semedo and Luis Suarez all leave the club.
The 16-team CSL was split into two groups, each group of eight teams based respectively in Dalian and Suzhou. Both groups will play 14 rounds in the first phase, which is to end next Monday.
"Obviously going into a different culture, a different country, I've had to grow up as a person, never mind a footballer," said Bale, whose time at Real Madrid turned sour over the past 18 months, with the press and fans turning against him after a continuing series of injuries.
The 24-time Norway international follows Josep Martinez, Hee-Chan Hwang, Benjamin Henrichs, Lazar Samardzic and Angelino as the sixth new arrival of the summer transfer period.
The design of the torch needs to take into consideration its applicability with an interior combustor before being finalized, and the route for the torch relay requires careful deliberation. Plans for the opening and closing ceremonies will also see further refinement.
"But I don't think we played confidently enough in today and yesterday's matches. I think we can do better as the championship moves on," Zhang added.
ROME, Sept. 20 (Xinhua) -- Andrea Pirlo started his coaching career in Turin with a comprehensive victory, as defending champions Juventus opened their 2020-21 Serie A season by whitewashing Sampdoria 3-0 on Sunday.
The result at the Beira-Rio stadium meant Gremio jumped to second in the group's standings, equal on points with Internacional but with an inferior goal difference.
Sorloth proved last season what a prolific striker he is, as he scored 33 goals in 49 appearances during his loan spell at Turkish outfit Trabzonspor.
The AK senior vice president in-charge of competitions, Paul Mutwii, confirmed on Friday that the test events will involve the 200m, 400m and 800m, both men and women, and 4X400m mixed relay races to enable the organizers to try out the electronic gadgets that will be used during the next weekend's one-day event, dubbed Kip Keino Classic.