Bremen pulled a goal back six minutes later after Davie Selke headed Ludwig Augustinsson's pinpoint cross into the area.
While professional football depends to a much lower extent on ticket sales, other sports view the decision only as a first step. Ice-hockey, handball and basketball require bigger crowds to cover their costs.
Luo Guofu (C) of Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao celebrates his goal during the first round match between Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao and Henan Jianye at the CFA (The Chinese Football Association) Cup Dalian Division in Dalian, northeast China's Liaoning Province, Sept. 18, 2020. (Xinhua/Pan Yulong)
Although short of his world-leading 71.37m set in August, the result was enough for him to edge Andrius Gudzius of Lithuania (68.22m), who had ended Stahl's unbeaten run in Berlin, and set a new meeting record.
"What happened was a conflict between Messi and the club. I have spoken to Messi and we are carrying on as normal," said the Barca boss. Enditem
MEXICO CITY, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- Veteran goalkeeper Alfredo Talavera has been recalled to Mexico's national squad for the first time in more than two years for friendlies against Costa Rica and the Netherlands, the country's football federation said on Wednesday.
According to Polish media, the English side bought the Poland international for about four million euros. On Wednesday, the 22-year-old passed a medical and signed a four-year contract which is valid to June 2024.
In the women's pole vault, nobody conquered the height of 4.40 meters because of wet ground. Song Tingting, Niu Chunge and Asian champion Li Ling shared the same height of 4.30m, but Song won the title because she jumped the 4.30m mark in her first attempt.
BEIJING, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- The English Premier League and Chinese sports media platform Tencent Sports on Thursday established a partnership on broadcasting the reminder of the 2020-21 season matches.
Stage One involves 32 groups of four players, with the player who tops each group progressing to Stage Two.
Kurt Zouma completed the scoring on 66 minutes, as his low shot from a corner was deflected past the unfortunate Ryan.