"James, as everyone knows, is a fantastic player with a lot of quality and a lot of ability to make assists for the strikers," Ancelotti said of his new signing.
"Our opponents played very well today. We were not decisive enough. In the deciding set, we tried to play our tactical discipline and not be influenced by our rivals. We made it," said Liu.
Organizers have also decided to allocate more prize money to the early losers to show support to players who have had a particularly difficult financial year amid the crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The need to continuously rebuild his team might be a national coach's destiny, but a coach of a football nation such as Germany has to perhaps carry a bigger load than others.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 6 (Xinhua) -- Top seed Novak Djokovic of Serbia was disqualified from the US Open on Sunday after a tennis ball he hit in anger struck a female line judge in the neck.
Four-time CBSL champion Qingdao then took straight wins in the women's singles, women's doubles and men's singles, before Anhui defended some honor in the men's doubles as Liu Yi/Zhou Ziyi cruised past Guo Xinwa/Yu Jiajia 11-8, 11-8, 11-8.
Both sides had chances to break the deadlock in the first half but missed them all. Shanghai Shenhua midfielder Cao Yunding's left-footed shot hit the post in the seventh minute. Shenzhen almost scored the opener in the last minutes going into the halftime break when Ole Selnaes' free kick was also denied by the crossbar.
A newly-promoted side in the Chinese division two league, Chang'an Athletic finished the 2019 season in 9th place on the 16-team table.
Liang Weikeng/Zheng Xuhui moved past Dong Weijie/Ni Bowen in the mixed doubles to overtake the lead for Shenzhen, while Han Qianxi overwhelmed Zhang Yiman in the women's singles to level for Zhejiang.
The 2021 European Championship is probably utmost in the fans' minds. The German coach however is turning his thoughts to the 2024 continental tournament hosted by Germany.
The players are to resume the camp on Sept. 15 to begin preparations for their upcoming international assignments.