Meanwhile the fixtures between Athletic Club and FC Barcelona, Sevilla and Elche, and Levante and Atletico Madrid have been postponed because of Barcelona, Sevilla, Atletico and Elche's late finishes to last season and they will now be played in December.
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Only Dortmund can spoil Bayern's plans, assumes Lothar Matthaeus. But the German record international quickly added a big if: "If Bayern makes major mistakes."
Leo Messi scored twice, and set up Philippe Coutinho, to show that he is fully committed on the pitch after a summer in which it looked as if he had a foot outside the door of the Camp Nou, while Barca produced a mobile performance in a side that contained Messi, Antoine Griezmann, Coutinho and newcomer Francisco Trincao.
SUZHOU, China, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- Shanghai SIPG claimed a 2-1 victory over Wuhan Zall, while Hebei China Fortune tied Beijing Guoan 3-3 in the 11th round of the Chinese Super League (CSL) here on Tuesday.
Monchengladbach approached Dortmund's goal dangerously for the first time in the 32nd minute when custodian Roman Burki saved Jonas Hofmann's shot from very close range.
"China is the most important market for us internationally," Alexander Jobst told Xinhua in a recent interview. The member of the board for marketing, sales, and organization at the German top tier club said they intend to create a new generation of Royal Blues fans in China over the next years.
LONDON, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has signed a new three-year contract with Arsenal, the English Premier League club confirmed on Tuesday.
Clubs from 13 (of 16) federal German states will play home games under the new conditions this weekend as the top three football tiers start their new season.
Forward Serginho restored Jorge Wilstermann's advantage with a 56th-minute strike but Alves pulled his team level again with a smart finish after combining with Fabio Luciano.
"I'm always proud to wear my colors. Thank you, Pumas, for trusting me and being my support," Talavera, who has been capped 28 times, said in a Twitter post.