He admitted that he believed in his ability to still contribute to the club, but added that "it was the past," and he admitted he had "expected" Koeman to say he no longer wanted him, "because it had already been said before."
Beating Shenzhen was the only way for Dalian to keep its Final Group A dreams alive with two rounds left in the first phase. But Morteza Pouraliganji's header from the penalty spot and a Harold Preciado strike saw Shenzhen take a 2-0 lead after 31 minutes.
The top seed is to kick off his bid for an 18th Grand Slam title with a first-round game against Sweden's Mikael Ymer.
Granada has won all four of its competitive matches this season and has a lot in common with Atletico in that they combine tough defensive organization with a high rate of effectiveness from set pieces. If Atletico is below its best, it could start by dropping points.
BWF president Poul-Erik Hoyer Larsen and its secretary-general Thomas Lund said in a joint letter Friday that pushing back the tournament would affect the world rankings and next season's BWF Tournament calendar but it was the best option.
Bosnia and Herzegovina's Dejan Mileusnic, the 2016 Balkan champion, finished third with 79.57m. Enditem
And all of this against a rival that in Gerard Moreno and Paco Alcacer has two of the best strikers in La Liga. Will it be a happy start for Koeman, or will he face problems from the very start?
LANZHOU, China, Sept. 26 (Xinhua) -- The Silk Road 2020 International Mountain Bike Race concluded in Jiayuguan City, northwest China's Gansu Province on Friday.
"As always, your encouraging words and support meant the world to me and I look forward to getting back on the court and competing for Canada next year," the 20-year-old added.
MADRID, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- Spanish La Liga club Real Sociedad on Tuesday confirmed the transfer of defender Diego Llorente to recently promoted Premier League club Leeds United.
Ibrahimovic was close to finding the net in the 11th minute as his attempt went just inches past the far post after a meandering run in the box.