The final word was for Aspas, however, as he scored an intelligent free-kick that went over the wall and dipped quickly in the 57th minute.
Artists from across China were allowed to put their paper-cutting works on show. During Sunday night, a concert that was accompanied by a light display was held to perform some Beijing 2022 promotional musics on the Great Wall.
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.
Following the decision by the AFC's COVID-19 sub-committee to withdraw Al-Wahda and render their matches null and void, Al-Ahli found themselves in need of just three points to guarantee a top-two spot in the now three-team Group A.
The idea to add some leadership skills to exiting teenage talents could well pay off if the Swiss coach can create stability.
Top men's seeds Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal, and top women's seed Simona Halep will kick off their campaigns on Wednesday.
Also absent were midfielder Arthur Melo, who joined Juventus from Barcelona in July, Flamengo striker Gabriel Barbosa and Real Madrid left-back Marcelo. Sao Paulo's defender-turned-midfielder Dani Alves is unavailable because of a fractured forearm.
In his 30-minute ruling, SDT chairman John Ohaga explained that KPL CEO Jack Oguda did not exhaust all international conflict resolution mechanisms before taking FKF to the Tribunal.
"There was a period where there was an easy answer to what team is the best in the world. Now, that answer is no longer so easy, with Russia able to make a convincing argument, and Germany not far behind," the FIVB's website reported on Tuesday.
MADRID, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- La Liga on Wednesday announced two changes to the scheduled kickoff times of the second round of matches of the season to be played this weekend.
Moises Caicedo put the hosts ahead with a 40th-minute strike at La Casa Blanca in Quito, more than 2,800m above sea level.