"You know what is happening in life and in football and what the press are saying. My departure had been talked about and the coach's phone call confirmed it," explained Suarez.
BOGOTA, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- Everton midfielder James Rodriguez and Galatasaray striker Radamel Falcao are poised to return to Colombia's national team for FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Venezuela and Chile next month, head coach Carlos Queiroz said on Friday.
For over an hour, Sevilla managed to close the gaps in midfield and slow down Bayern's two-man driving force of Joshua Kimmich and Leon Goretzka.
Iago Aspas scored twice as Celta Vigo won 2-1 at home to Valencia on Saturday night.
After the result, Chongqing pocketed four wins consecutively to rank third with 18 points, while Wuhan dropped to sixth, two points behind the fourth-placed Hebei in the Suzhou division. Enditem
Non-Japanese athletes should have tests within 72 hours before departure for Japan in their own country or region and will be tested again upon their arrival in Japan, according to the measures released after a joint meeting by Tokyo 2020, the Japanese government and the Tokyo metropolitan government.
In the Meizhou division, Zhejiang Energy Greentown conceded a late goal for a 2-2 draw with Meizhou Hakka, while Jiangxi Lianshen defeated Liaoning Shengyang Urban 1-0, and Guizhou Hengfeng beat Shaanxi Chang'an Athletic 1-0.
JERUSALEM, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- Guangzhou R&F midfielder Dia Saba is expected to leave the Chinese club immediately and become the first Israeli to play in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Israeli media reported on Thursday.
The outbreak follows Flamengo's week-long trip to Ecuador for a Copa Libertadores double-header against Independiente del Valle and Barcelona SC.
LIMA, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- Peru manager Ricardo Gareca on Friday named three uncapped players in his preliminary squad for the team's opening 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Paraguay and Brazil.
MEXICO CITY, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- An international friendly between Mexico and Costa Rica has been canceled because of restrictions related to the coronavirus pandemic, the football federations of both countries said on Tuesday.