It was Suarez's move to Atletico Madrid this week that led to Lionel Messi writing a 'goodbye' letter to his friend in which he accused Barca's directors of 'throwing out' Suarez, adding that "nothing surprised him". All this comes after Messi's failed attempt to leave Barcelona himself this summer, which ended with him accusing club president Josep Maria Bartomeu of going back on his word.
Villarreal kicked off the season with a win and a draw, but strikers Gerard Moreno and former Barca frontman, Paco Alcacer have already shown they can trouble and defense in La Liga.
The second, decisive match will take place on September 30 in Salzburg, with the winner on aggregate to qualify for the Champions League's group stage. Enditem
The news came three days after the reigning champions suffered a 5-0 loss to Independiente del Valle in Ecuadorian capital Quito - the Rio de Janeiro side's worst ever defeat in the prestigious club competition.
Yuan looked as if she thought the game was over after the second set, but it was in the third set where Yunnan staged their strongest resistance.
The 26-year-old leaves Barca after 124 first team appearances in the three years since he joined them from Portuguese giants Benfica.
Later on Thursday, Beijing also celebrated a 3-0 (25-16, 25-15, 25-21) victory against Yunnan.
DALIAN, China, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- Shandong Luneng beat Henan Jianye 2-0 in the 13th round to secure a top eight spot in the Chinese Super League (CSL) on Thursday.
More than 2,000 competitors from China, Britain, Japan, Canada, Spain and other countries and regions will take part in the competition, which is comprised of a 65km race, 25km race and 5km race. The top eight contestants in the men's and women's groups can get prize money ranging from 100 yuan to 2,000 yuan.
The 2020 COSAFA is tentatively scheduled for Oct. 2 to 17 in Durban, South Africa, while the AFCON qualifiers will resume in November.
‘ It [Chinese skiing] is like a child. I hope it can grow up healthily.’