RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- Uncapped Hertha Berlin forward Matheus Cunha has been drafted into Brazil's squad for their opening 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Bolivia and Peru, the Brazilian Football Confederation said on Friday.
In Sunday's other Serie A matches, Genoa crushed newly promoted Crotone 4-1 while Sassuolo tied with Cagliari 1-1. Enditem
In Sunday's only other fixture, Vasco da Gama missed the chance to stay in touch with leaders Atletico Mineiro after a 1-0 defeat at Coritiba. Robson Fernandes struck the winner from the penalty spot in the 90th minute.
BEIJING, Sept. 20 (Xinhua) -- Chengdu Better City edged Taizhou Yuanda 2-1 on Sunday to pocket their third straight win in China League One, the second-tier football league in China.
The winner of this tie will then play away from home against the winner of the game between Swedish team Malmo and the Croatian side Lokomotiva Zagreb. Enditem
Leeds began their Premier League campaign with a 4-3 defeat away to Liverpool. Last weekend, the team coached by Marcelo Bielsa beat Fulham 4-3.
Kike Gonzalez put Eibar ahead in the 50th minute, but Gerard Moreno scored an excellent goal after spinning in the area in the 62nd minute, before Paco Alcacer kept calm when put through on goal eight minutes later.
According to the calendar, the first Hub in the Middle East will be staged between March 17 and April 3, 2021, followed by those in China from April 13 to May 16, and in Europe from May 27 to June 20.
Peru will be without their captain and all-time highest scorer Paolo Guerrero, who has been ruled out for the rest of the year because of a knee injury.
In Rio de Janeiro, Botafogo recorded their seventh draw in 10 matches this season after a goalless affair with Santos at the Olympic stadium. The result left Botafogo 18th and Santos seventh.
The second half seemed to end in a draw, especially when both sides nearly ran out of stamina with more mistakes. Thanks to defender Ding Haifeng's accurate pass, Markao made a final hit for the Hebei side with a powerful header in the 91st minute. Enditem