Bakambu (C) of Beijing Sinobo Guoan vies for the ball during the 13th round match between Shanghai SIPG and Beijing Sinobo Guoan at the postponed 2020 season Chinese Football Association Super League (CSL) Suzhou Division in Suzhou, east China's Jiangsu Province, Sept. 25, 2020. (Xinhua/Ji Chunpeng)
But Flamengo defended stubbornly thereafter to secure their third win from four matches.
Both sides have a good chance to finish among the top four with three games left in the Suzhou division.
Earlier this month, Costa Rican team officials said the match would not be possible if the country's health ministry did not provide an exception to a mandatory 14-day quarantine for all travellers arriving from abroad.
Jiangsu led 10-2 lead to start the match as spiker Zhang Changning could hardly be stopped, and Shanghai also faced great pressure upon blocks from Xu Ruoya.
Flick admitted, "We're not yet at our highest level." At the same time, the coach is aware that they possibly won't reach it this season, especially when competitions are in the final stages. Enditem
ROME, Sept. 20 (Xinhua) -- Andrea Pirlo started his coaching career in Turin with a comprehensive victory, as defending champions Juventus opened their 2020-21 Serie A season by whitewashing Sampdoria 3-0 on Sunday.
Cazares, capped 21 times for Ecuador, has made 205 appearances and scored 41 goals for Atletico Mineiro since joining the Belo Horizonte outfit from Argentina's Banfield in 2016.
Finally, Jaime Mata's second half goal saw Getafe start their season with a 1-0 win at home to Osasuna. Mata scored from close range and his goal was given after a VAR review, when he had looked offside. Enditem
BERLIN, Sept. 23 (Xinhua) -- Urgent tasks are seemingly never ending at the moment for Hansi Flick. Ahead of the UEFA Supercup final against Sevilla this Thursday evening, the 2020 treble-winning coach has a multitude of challenging tasks to address.
Former Changchun Yatai forward Marinho continued his impressive form with an early strike before Juan Diego Rojas equalized in the 74th minute.