JERUSALEM, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- Guangzhou R&F midfielder Dia Saba is expected to leave the Chinese club immediately and become the first Israeli to play in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Israeli media reported on Thursday.
In addition to the infected players, several Flamengo officials and members of the coaching staff - including head coach Domenec Torrent - have tested positive for the virus in the past week.
Guangzhou posed more threats than Dalian in the first half, but no goals were scored. What's worse for Rafa Benitez's side, Swedish center-back Marcus Danielson was subbed after just 21 minutes because of a head injury.
Sun Ke (L) of Shenzhen FC vies with Marek Hamsik of Dalian Pro during the 13th round match between Shenzhen FC and Dalian Pro at the postponed 2020 season Chinese Football Association Super League (CSL) Dalian Division in Dalian, northeast China's Liaoning Province, Sept. 24, 2020. (Xinhua/Pan Yulong)
The organizers also highlighted that reviews will take place after each test event, which would help formulate better working and contingency plans amid the pandemic.
But these are just one-quarter of over 200 simplification measures to be talked about and more challenges are lying ahead of the IOC and Olympics organizers.
In a message posted on Weibo, China's twitter-like platform, Guangzhou R&F spoke highly of the 33-year-old Zahavi who arrived in 2016 and scored 103 goals in 117 appearances for the Guangzhou-based club.
Pellegrini has had a perfect start to life at the club with two wins from two games and with Betis looking a lot harder to score against than last season.
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)
Instead, goals were scored at the other end of the pitch, as Lucas Tousart's foul on Sebastian Rode allowed Daichi Kamada to curl the subsequent free-kick into the path of Bas Dost, who nodded home from close range in the 36th minute.
Monday's first game saw Aston Villa beat Sheffield United 1-0 in Villa Park on a 63rd minute goal by Ezri Konsa Ngoyo.