Freiburg staged a well-positioned defense from the kickoff and was able to keep Lucien Favre's men on the distance in the opening stage.
MADRID, Oct. 5 (Xinhua) -- FC Barcelona is likely to be without Spain international left back Jordi Alba for a while after he was forced out of Sunday's 1-1 draw at home to Sevilla with a hamstring injury.
Jose Bordalas' men now travel to play Real Sociedad - one of the most attractive sides in La Liga, but who have struggled for form at home since the return of football in June.
Real Sociedad had a comfortable 3-0 win at home to Getafe to end a run of poor results at home since the return of football in June and to momentarily go top of the table, although that lead didn't last for long.
Colombia will face Venezuela in Barranquilla on Friday and Chile in Santiago four days later in the opening matches of South America's 2022 World Cup qualifying tournament. Enditem
Most clubs have counted on loan deals instead of buying new players.
"I think I played a really good match. I was very aggressive. I knew from last year I had to change something, so I really wanted to be better than last year and definitely, I was today," said the world No. 2.
Shortly after the second, Xinjiang used another 13-2 spurt to put the game out of sight as Wuhan's shooting froze up.
Despite the Azzurri's request to postpone the game, the Serie A league enforced the rule that as long as a team has 13 players available including a goalkeeper, the game can go ahead.
"We can feel that everything is fully prepared beforehand with an aim of offering us a safe environment to enjoy games," said Shao, who had joined Sichuan before the season.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct. 4 (Xinhua) -- Defending champion Flamengo struck three goals in 20 second-half minutes to set up a 3-1 victory over Athletico Paranaense on Sunday, their first Brazilian Serie A win in almost a month.