Former Barcelona midfielder Paulinho made it 2-0 for the defending champions in the 25th minute when another naturalized player Fei Nanduo, known as Fernandinho in Brazil, saw his shot parried by Henan goalkeeper Wu Yan, and the ball rebounded to the feet of Paulinho, who tapped it in.
Flamengo went ahead in the sixth minute when Pedro slotted a cool finish past Argentinian goalkeeper Javier Burrai after a surging run and defence-splitting pass from Gerson.
The 18-year-old will travel to France this week to undergo a medical and finalize contractual formalities, the Globo Esporte news portal said on Monday. It added that the deal exceeded 10 million euros (12 million U.S. dollars).
According to reports, Saba will sign for three seasons at his new club, earning about 3 million U.S. dollars per year.
ROME, Sept. 20 (Xinhua) -- Andrea Pirlo started his coaching career in Turin with a comprehensive victory, as defending champions Juventus opened their 2020-21 Serie A season by whitewashing Sampdoria 3-0 on Sunday.
The 33-year-old, who netted 21 goals last season despite needing a knee operation, was filmed at Barca's training ground in tears on Wednesday and the move could be confirmed in a matter of hours. Enditem
World champion Xu Jiayu stood first in the preliminary of the men's 200m backstroke in 2:00.54 to fight for the gold in the final.
Aston Villa dominated nearly the whole game, and their task was made much easier after John Egan's red card in the 12th minute.
The second half started similarly to the first as Dortmund controlled possession whereas the Bavarians waited for chances. And their chance came earlier than expected, as Augsburg clinically doubled their advantage with only their second shot on target after Florian Niederlechner's through ball allowed Caligiuri to make it 2-0 in the 54th minute.
The only disappointment for Graham Potter's side was a late red card for Yves Bissouma.
SUZHOU, China, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- With a hat-trick from Polish midfielder Adrian Mierzejewski, Chongqing Lifan cruised into the championship race after a 4-1 victory over Shijiazhuang Ever Bright in the 13th round of the Chinese Super League (CSL) here on Friday.