Ambitions to win titles collide with the club leader's demands to accept the performance fluctuations of young footballers.
21-year-old Guo Tianyu is the newest youth footballer shining bright this season, and his first CSL goal gave Luneng a 1-0 win over giants Evergrande.
MADRID, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) -- Spanish La Liga club Granada have to put Sunday's disastrous performance away to Atletico Madrid behind them if they are to book a place in the group stage of the Europa League on Thursday evening.
In case of infections within club ranks, clubs must ensure at least a 13-man squad to compete in games.
At Maccabi, Bender will collaborate with his compatriot, center Ante Zizic, who has played for the Cleveland Cavaliers in the last three NBA seasons and joined the Israeli club in late August.
The single-leg match was played behind closed doors in the central city of Petah Tikva, after Beer Sheva's Turner stadium in southern Israel was closed in June due to structural concerns.
"New technology will deeply change the sports world," said Wang Yuxiong, professor of China's Central University of Finance and Economics.
Beer Sheva scored the only goal after just four minutes of play with a penalty from Portuguese midfielder Josue, after Plzen's goalkeeper Ales Hruska fouled Colombian striker Jhonatan Agudelo.
"If we don't have advantage on strength, we should be much more confident than our opponents, and showing a stronger will to win," he added.
"We have been plagued with injuries during the first stage but grappled with reality," Said Shenhua coach Choi Kang-Hee. "We'll do our best next round."
Messi was the center of attention at the start of the game after his attempt to leave the club over the summer and Friday's criticism of the decision to sell Luis Suarez to Atletico Madrid, but Fati was the hero of the game, scoring in the 15th and 19th minute and then winning a penalty to allow Messi to add a third in a thrilling first half performance.