"We know it is very important, but we think it will not affect the competitions of the Olympic Games," he said.
The three-time world champion will face Martin Gould in Sunday's final, after the world number 53 stunned world number one Judd Trump 6-3 in the other semifinal.
When winning his fourth trophy, the game against the Spaniards delivered convincing arguments to back his demand for new signings to make his squad strong enough to defend as many of the trophies as possible.
Despite being only two league games into the 2020/2021 season, the reigning Bayern seems to be on the limit after the loss of Thiago Alcantara, Ivan Perisic, and Philippe Coutinho.
Adrian scored his second and third in the 72nd minute and in stoppage time respectively, helping Chongqing to seal the victory.
Hertha responded well but both Dodi Lukebakio and Matheus Cunha squandered promising opportunities.
ROME, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- Alvaro Morata is set to start his second stint at Juventus as the defending Serie A champions announced his return from Atletico Madrid on Tuesday.
Zidane was without Marco Asensio, Isco and Eden Hazard against Real Sociedad, and if fit, that trio would give him more attacking options. Both Hazard and Asensio began training with the group towards the end of the week, and though neither is likely to be fit enough to start, they could take up a place on the bench.
JIANGMEN, China, Sept. 26 (Xinhua) -- Jiangsu snatched a full-set (25-22, 23-25, 21-25, 28-26, 15-10) victory over Tianjin in the Chinese Women's Volleyball Championship here on Saturday.
Peng Xinli broke the deadlock in the 37th minute as the midfielder burst into the box and prodded into the net from close range.
However, the match was called off after a number of Leyton Orient players received positive results for COVID-19 on Monday. Enditem