QUITO, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- Reigning champions Flamengo suffered their worst ever Copa Libertadores result on Thursday, crashing to a 5-0 defeat to Independiente del Valle in Ecuador.
The first half of the fixture played in the north of Europe did not bring many scoring chances.
Elsewhere, Estudiantes beat Alianza Lima 3-2 and Caracas won 3-2 at Independiente Medellin. Enditem
Arsenal continued their winning start to the season against West Ham with goals from Alexandre Lacazette and young striker Eddie Nketiah, who scored the winner five minutes from time after Michail Antonio had equalized just before the break. Enditem
The win for Al Nassr keeps them sitting at the top of the group, while Al Sadd SC's win takes them to eight points and possibly helps them take a place in the round of 16. Enditem
MADRID, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- FC Barcelona coach Ronaldo Koeman said that his side still needs to improve as he addressed the press ahead of their traditional Joan Gamper pre-season friendly game.
"When I signed a contract with Novara, I thought I was a great player. Lang Ping was already a great master. She won a lot of medals and she stood on top of the podium at the Olympic Games in Los Angeles. I will never forget the first training session with her. I was late and then Lang Ping made an individual training schedule for me. It was so intense that I couldn't stand on my feet after that," Glinka was quoted as saying by Polish outlet Onet Sport.
Earlier in the day, women's 200m saw Kong Lingwei win with 23.64s as top favorite Ge failed to finish the race.
In a statement, the Beijing Ducks said the club had kept good communication with Lin and relevant parties, and had reached an agreement to extend Lin's contract before the California-born star's decision to leave.
Despite all the challenges ahead, Bayern can do it again, Lewandowski commented. Enditem
Like Hoeness Salihamidzic said, Manuel Neuer and Robert Lewandowski are the top-earning performers, and Bayern doesn't intend to extend that finish line.