Celta held Barca to a 2-2 draw last season, with Iago Aspas netting a late equalizer and the now departed Luis Suarez scoring twice for Barca, so Thursday will be an indication as to how the two teams have evolved in the last three months.
PARIS, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) -- No. 6 seed Serena Williams was forced to pull out of the French Open ahead of her second-round match against Bulgarian Tsvetana Pironkova on Wednesday because of an Achilles injury.
The women will also have a strong Ethiopian presentation including Azmera Abreha, Ruti Aga, Birhane Dibaba, Mare Dibaba, Tigist Girma and Zeinaba Yimer, all the women have run the 42km race under 2:20. Enditem
Atletico Madrid were unable to repeat the performance that gave them a 6-1 win over Granada at the weekend, as they were held 0-0 away to recently promoted Huesca.
In Thursday's only other fixture, Ecuador's Delfin won 3-0 at home to Defensa y Justicia. Enditem
Although Fujian strengthened their own spikes in the middle of this set to narrow the deficit to two points. But Shanghai's blocker Zhang Yuqian then performed well to stopped Fujian's counter-attacks.
But it seems apparent that it will not be easy to find a new coach.
But overheated discussions about the future of the 55-year-old and the club's risky cost-saving policy might deliver some glimpses into the Bavarians agitated mood ahead of the German Supercup against Borussia Dortmund this Wednesday evening.
While Baum is regarded as a pragmatic coach, Schalke has made a brilliant move by installing Naldo. It will please its demanding fans.
The former world No. 1 is set to face a tougher challenge in the second round against 2017 champion Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia, who knocked out American Madison Brengle 6-2, 6-1.
Zhang had just broke the national record in the preliminary final on Sunday night in a time of 52.90 seconds. She led in the first 50 meters in the final, but Yang raced ahead of her in the last moment.