The progression into the next round was a stiff piece of work for Eintracht Frankfurt, who sewed up a hard earned 2-1 victory over third division club 1860 Munich.
"Concrete pouring must be done all at once, so it's common for us to work continuously for more than 10 hours. In order to catch up the schedule, we have to fight!" he said with a smile.
Zu Shanfa, head referee of the tournament, said the competition provides a platform for the students to keep fitness and to improve their football skills.
Luneng pulled one goal back in the 85th minute as Evergrande's goalkeeper Liu Dianzuo's howler allowed Wu Xinghan to score a follow-up.
Meanwhile, playing in front of empty stands (for the opening months of the campaign at least) once again promises to make a mockery of home advantage and make games much harder to predict.
"We beat ourselves today. Our performance is hard to explain but it is a bitter defeat, that is for sure," Hertha Berlin head coach Bruno Labbadia said.
The country's President's office over the years started rewarding athletes who won medals on the international stage. They are given a motivational token of 1,350 U.S. dollars for a gold medal, 850 dollars for a silver and 500 dollars for a bronze medal. This is paid monthly once an athlete wins a medal at any international event.
On the other side of Manchester, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer can be reasonably satisfied after a season that looked destined to end in total mediocrity finished with a third-place finish and a Europa League semi-final appearance.
As a result, the game ended with eight men from PSG on the field, while Marseille had nine.
BEIJING, Sept. 12 (Xinhua) -- China's promising long jumper Shi Yuhao will compete in his first national-level event for two years at the 2020 Chinese National Athletics Championships next week and will test his sprinting ability in the 100 meters.
The tournament which is part of the European Tour has been moved to 2021, returning to a March date which has been a tradition since the first Kenya Open Championship in 1967.