The shortlist for the Best Player award was selected by a jury comprising the 80 coaches of the teams that took part in the group stages of the 2019/20 UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League, along with 55 journalists selected by the European Sports Media group, one from each of UEFA's member associations.
ACCRA, Oct.1 (Xinhua) -- Seven Ghanaian teenage footballers who died in a road traffic accident on September 19 were laid to rest on Thursday.
Greek fifth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas is among the other players through to the third round of the men's draw after he recorded a comfortable 6-1, 6-4, 6-2 win over Uruguay's Pablo Cuevas.
BERLIN, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- Without a doubt, Schalke 04 faces one of the biggest crises in its history after their head coach David Wagner was sacked this Sunday morning.
The 41-year-old was also fined 100,000 Swiss francs (around 108,000 U.S. dollars), the world football governing body said in a statement on Monday.
Celta meanwhile will put their faith in Aspas, who has already scored three goals this season and will be a handful for the Barca back line.
BEIJING, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- Chengdu Better City edged off Inner Mongolia Zhongyou 2-0 on Sunday to pocket its fifth straight win in China League One, the second-tier football league in China.
Willy Caballero replaced Kepa in the Chelsea goal, but had picked the ball out of his net three times by the 27th minute as Callum Robinson scored twice and Kyle Bartley made it 3-0.
All eyes were on Messi after a summer in which he had asked to leave the club and only two days after he had criticized the departure of Luis Suarez, but Fati was the star of the show.
The undersized Fujian blockers found it hard to stop Shanghai's high-flying spiker Zhang Yichan soon after the start of the first set.
In the Uruguayan capital Montevideo, Penarol kept alive their hopes of progressing to the next stage, with a 3-0 win over Chile's visiting Colo-Colo.