"I think the time will be fast, London is a big race and all the participants are in good shape and able to run faster times," Kipchoge, who holds the official world marathon record of 2:01:39, told Xinhua on Sunday.
Song, 18, cleared the bar at 5.30m on his second attempt after some setbacks at the heights of 5.00m and 5.15m.
Liverpool piled on the pressure and Robertson made up for his earlier mistake when he controlled Trent Alexander Arnold's ball from the right before poking it past the Arsenal keeper.
While the club seems to have hit rock bottom after a devastating season opening with two defeats and a -10 goal difference.
The second half was always going to be an anti-climax after the first 45 minutes, especially as there is another round of matches this week, but it allowed Koeman to bring Ousmane Dembele back for his first match in months after injury and allow new signings Francisco Trincao, Pedri and Miralem Pjanic to make their first team debuts. Enditem
Real Madrid won 3-2 away to Betis on Saturday after a disastrous few minutes from Betis defender Emerson.
Hebei's Zhang Yifan took first in the women's 200m butterfly, and Zhang Ziyang from Hubei scooped gold in the men's 1,500m freestyle.
Both are very much underdogs against Manchester United, Paris Saint-Germain and Istanbul Basaksehir (Leipzig) and Real Madrid, Inter Milan, and Shakhtar Donetsk (Gladbach).
Other games on Thursday see Athletic Club at home to Cadiz, while Sevilla entertain Levante in the Sanchez Pizjuan Stadium. Enditem
Both sides didn't pose any threat to the other and no goals were scored in the first half.
Meanwhile left back Marcelo is also struggling with a back injury and Ferland Mendy will continue in defense.