Baum's start wasn't what you would call success, as all things seemed to go wrong. An own-goal and injuries against Leipzig seem to have robbed the team of its last remaining bit of confidence.
Facing Tianjin, Jiangsu set the tone in the first quarter with a 29-7 run, letting its reserves finish off a 106-59 win.
Palmeiras has not lost since a 1-0 defeat to Corinthians in the Sao Paulo state championship on July 22.
"In terms of where we are competition-wise, the objective at the end of the day is to measure our standard to the South African standard and see if we can meet it. We are not oblivious though, we have included six of our foreign-based players. They will bring in more drive and experience to add to that of our local players," he concluded.
"We aimed at testing the team, as the two sides have a big gap. Our players executed our tactics in transition, but we made too many mistakes," rued Hebei coach Ma Tao.
PARIS, Oct. 7 (Xinhua) -- Defending champion Rafael Nadal romped into the semifinals of the French Open in the early hours of Wednesday with a late-night win over Italy's Jannik Sinner.
In men's competitions, top seed and world No.1 Novak Djokovic only dropped five games to cruise past lucky loser Daniel Elahi Galan of Colombia 6-0, 6-3, 6-2 to reach the last 16.
The French champions will kick off the continental campaign at home against Manchester United on October 20.
After dominating the upper hand across the final quarter, Zhejiang kept up its all-win record in the ongoing 2020-2021 season.
Although it is still very early days, the signs are much better at FC Barcelona than many expected before the season started. Ronald Koeman's team has won its first two games with ease, netting a total of seven goals without conceding and the image on the pitch has been much better than the side that looked sad and tired during Quique Setien's time in charge.
The Rams, as the champions of the previous three seasons are nicknamed, started off well and dominated 4-1 after the first half of the game, led by the Canadian forward Matthew Mistele's two goals, but the visitors from Michalovce produced a miraculous comeback by scoring four in a row.