If Flamengo's secondary samples prove positive, the players will be isolated for 14 days before being tested again, according to CONMEBOL guidelines.
DOHA, Sept. 23 (Xinhua) -- Esteghlal FC have cruised into the 2020 AFC Champions League Round of 16 with a comfortable 3-0 victory over Group A leader Al Ahli Saudi FC in matchday six on Wednesday.
Crystal Palace took the lead in the seventh minute through Andros Townsend and doubled their advantage through Zaha's retaken spot kick after David de Gea was judged to have moved too soon when denying Andrew Ayew after a handball.
Jiang Zhe (R) of Chongqing Dangdai Lifan vies the ball during the 12th round match between Chongqing Dangdai Lifan and Wuhan Zall at the postponed 2020 season Chinese Football Association Super League (CSL) Suzhou Division in Suzhou, east China's Jiangsu Province, Sept. 22, 2020. (Xinhua/Li Bo)
Teda's Frank Acheampong scored in the 69th minute but his goal was ruled out for offside. Alessandrini added the third for Huanghai in the 88th minute. Enditem
Samaria said the players' fitness is not a cause for concern, as most of the players have been working out throughout the pandemic to ensure their fitness level.
"We know that nobody can ignore the importance of Paolo, but we have to try replace him and the national team has responded," Gareca told reporters in a virtual press conference.
Chongqing broke the deadlock in the 13th minute with a stunning goal from Brazilian forward Cirino to make it 1-0 in the first half.
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Mendy will provide competition for Kepa Arrizabalaga, who is the most expensive keeper in the world after joining from Athletic Club in 2018.
Guoan suffered criticism after earlier fumbling a 3-0 lead against Qingdao, suffering instead a 3-3 tie in the first leg.