MADRID, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) -- FC Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman on Wednesday confirmed that the club is on the verge of signing right back Sergino Dest from Ajax.
Despite a difficult day, Hamilton retains the lead in the drivers' championship with 205 points, though Bottas has closed the gap and now sits second with 161 points, with Verstappen third on 128 points.
The club, which has the most outstanding talents in European football, seems to be falling back into old behavior patterns despite their claim to outpace Bayern in the Bundesliga.
Hamilton's earlier stop, coupled with his time penalties, meant the Briton emerged from the pitlane down in 11th place. Though he was able to carve his way through the field to finish third, Hamilton was clearly irked at his punishment and voiced his displeasure over the pits-to-car radio.
In a tightly contested first quarter, the two sides saw many lead changes before it was knotted at 21-all.
In advance of Wednesday's encounter, the 2012 German champion seems to carry a more massive load on its shoulders.
Meanwhile, third seed Elina Svitolina of Ukraine overcame a second-set wipeout to beat Mexican qualifier Renata Zarazua 6-3, 0-6, 6-2 to keep on track for her maiden Grand Slam title. Enditem
With the victory over Ymer, Djokovic improved his record this season to a stellar 32-1. The only defeat came in a disqualification earlier this month at the US Open, where he hit a ball in frustration which struck the line judge on the neck.
The Brazilian giants are guaranteed of advancing to the last 16 regardless of the result of their final group match against Argentina's Defensa y Justicia on October 20.
Lautaro's scorcher before the interval wiped out Christian Kouame's opener, and the Argentinian then forced Federico Ceccherini into scoring an own goal seven minutes after the break, helping the Nerazzurri turn around the game.
"To make things easier I told the players yesterday [Wednesday] that this was the right way to go," he added, suggesting the decision was of his own volition.