Although the process is quite tough, the Asian junior record holder still firmly believes that he can return to his best form soon.
Ten minutes later, Spanish midfielder Nono curved the ball beautifully over the wall on a set-piece and Dobrivoj Rusov had to fish the ball out of his net for the second and final time.
Fernandinho equalized after dribbling into the box and beating Hebei goalkeeper Bao Yaxiong, finishing a counterattack in the 29th minute.
So far the only new arrival at Anfield is Kostas Tsimikas, who should provide cover for Andy Robertson at left back, but with plenty of time before the transfer window closes, the club is expected to sign Thiago Alcantara from Bayern Munich to give further options to an already impressive midfield.
But the stories of the toe-to-toe clash were far beyond the records. A brawl in stoppage time saw five players sent off, including PSG's star Neymar, who has just come back from a COVID-19 quarantine.
MADRID, Sept. 11 (Xinhua) -- There may be no Real Madrid, Barcelona, Atletico or Sevilla taking part in the first round of matches in La Liga this weekend, but after a late end to last season and a short and disrupted summer, there are still plenty of things to look out for as football returns to Spain this weekend.
The final clash between Qingdao and Ruichang will be held on Monday, each of which won once in their previous two meetings in the regular season. Enditem
Luneng were on a three-game winless run before Sunday's game while Evergrande dominated Group A, despite losing to Luneng 1-0 in the first leg, their only defeat this season.
Thiago Silva and Ben Chilwell should strengthen an at-times questionable back line, while Timo Werner and Kai Havertz are big money additions at the other end of the field and overall Lampard can be happy with his summer.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 12 (Xinhua) -- Fourth seed Naomi Osaka of Japan outlasted an inspired Victoria Azarenka from Belarus 1-6, 6-3, 6-3 in the final to win the women's singles title of the US Open on Saturday.
The Shandong club then extended the lead as Lu Guangzu defeated Li Shipei 11-7, 11-8, 12-10 in the men's singles.