SUZHOU, China, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- Shanghai SIPG edged Beijing Guoan 1-0 in the 13th round of the Chinese Super League (CSL) here on Friday, securing the top spot of Suzhou Division.
Milan coach Stefano Pioli benched new signing Sandro Tonali and selected Ibrahimovic to lead the attacking line, flanked by Ante Rebic and Samu Castillejo, with Turk Hakan Calhanoglu behind them.
Qingdao scored the consolation goal from Denis Popovic's penalty in the dying minutes.
The defending Brazilian and Copa Libertadores champions said they had only nine outfield players available for the top flight fixture at Allianz Parque in Sao Paulo.
"After extensive conversations about holding a men's national team camp in October, we ultimately determined the unique challenges created by COVID-19 as it relates to hosting international opponents and getting our players together wouldn't allow us to move forward," US men's national team general manager Brian McBride said.
Reports speak about Schalke's financial bottlenecks as one reason why Jochen Schneider hasn't fired the coach yet. The club's director has come under fire. Fans accuse him of being fatally inactive while Wagner is under attack due to his misleading tactical approach.
Iago Aspas scored twice as Celta Vigo won 2-1 at home to Valencia on Saturday night.
Qingdao went one player down eight minutes after the break as Yin Yaji collected his second yellow card.
The round of matches ends on Monday with Aston Villa at home to Sheffield United, before Wolves entertain Manchester City. Enditem
The remaining eight teams of the league will form the other group, to be based in Dalian, to fight off relegation, with the last to be relegated and the second to last set to vie for a berth for the next CSL season with the winner of the second-tier league. Enditem
The construction of the National Biathlon Center and National Cross Country Center in Chongli for Beijing 2022 were completed as planned.