The pre-season has helped clear up some issues at Real Madrid, with Gareth Bale and Sergio Reguilon in London ahead of their planned moves to Tottenham Hotspur, while Brahim Diaz has joined AC Milan on loan.
Finland's six-time champions KuPS Kuopio will face the Lithuanian champions FK Suduva in the third round of the Europa League Qualifiers. Enditem
Alcantara will be only Liverpool's second signing of the summer after the arrival of left-back Kostas Tsimikas, who will provide backup to Andy Robertson, even though other sides, such as Liverpool's weekend rivals Chelsea, have been more active in the transfer market.
Pressure on the 58-year-old escalated on Thursday following Flamengo's 5-0 Copa Libertadores defeat to Independiente del Valle in Ecuador.
XI'AN, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- Northwest China's Shaanxi province marked the one year countdown to the 14th National Games with a ceremony gala on Tuesday.
BRATISLAVA, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- Slovan Bratislava's streak of bad luck in the European football competitions continues.
Finally, Granada have little recovery time following Thursday's Europa League debut in Albania before looking for their second win of the campaign when Alaves visit the Los Carmenes Stadium. Enditem
The seven-time German Champions (last in 1958) and five-time cup winners (last in 2011) boasts one of Europe's most successful academies.
LONDON, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- China's 23-year-old Zhao Xintong secured a place in the second stage of the Snooker Championship League after finishing his first stage group matches with two wins and one loss in Milton Keynes, England on Thursday.
"The situation was complicated so it was important to win tonight. It's hard, we created some chances, but we're not 100%."
"Schalke never will be a boring club as emotions have always played a vital role. It makes Schalke unique in football."