Fans and half of the club are puzzling about who could be the rescuer leading the side out of this deep crisis. Former Schalke and Leipzig coach Ralf Rangnick is one name in the list.
The message said that Zahavi leaves behind many good memories for the club and fans, especially his gestures after scoring and fancy shots, which made him an iconic striker in China. Enditem
"This is a new level of escalation," team manager Rouven Schroeder commented after coach Achim Beierlorzer unsuccessfully asked the team to start training.
Zhang Changning (3rd L) of Jiangsu celebrates during the Group A match between Jiangsu and Tianjin at the 2020 Chinese Women's Volleyball Championship in Jiangmen, south China's Guangdong Province, on Sept. 26, 2020. (Xinhua/Qin Lang)
"We made a lot of preparations before the game, and everyone tried his best to notch the victory, especially against a strong opponent like Guangzhou," said Li after the game. Enditem
Chongqing nearly scored their third before the break when Fernandinho got an exquisite pass from Adrian, but his shot hit the post.
The top three finishers all achieved 5.82m but Kendricks and Lavillenie had to settle for the second and third places respectively on countbacks.
"It's really a tough and close match," said spiker Zhang.
The top four finishers of each group will form a new group, to be based in Suzhou, to fight for the first to eighth positions of the season in the second phase, which will be held between October 16 to December 12.
Gracia is still asking for new signings and he would surely love a player like Aspas, who was quick and intelligent with his first goal and then netted a dipping free kick for the second. Celta have struggled in the past two seasons and Aspas has been vital in saving them both times - while he remains fit, Celta should be OK.
Aston Villa also had goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez to thank for a first half penalty save to deny John Lundstrum when the scores were still level.