Meanwhile Alaves has managed just one draw and suffered three defeats under new coach Pablo Machin, whose three-man defense has so far failed to work. The club from Vitoria is not known for being patient with its coaches and the fact it is the club's centenary season only adds to the pressure. The coach that loses this game on Sunday could lose more than three points. Enditem
Burel wasted three set points when she took a 5-3 lead in the first set and stormed to 40-0 in the ninth game. But Zhang battled back to save all three, and held the serve before breaking Burel's in the tenth to level the score at 5-5.
TEHRAN, Oct. 5 (Xinhua) -- The Iranian national soccer team will play a friendly match with Uzbekistan on Thursday, local media reported on Monday.
"I think we both played really well and a really great match. She played unbelievably good, considering she is so young, she has a very bright future," Zhang commented on her opponent.
James, 29, has also netted three times in his first four matches for Everton in the Premier League following his summer move from Real Madrid.
PARIS, Oct. 4 (Xinhua) -- Dimitri Payet scored but was shown a straight red card just two minutes later as Marseille managed to defend a 1-1 draw despite playing with 10 men for more than one hour in Sunday's Ligue 1 action.
Next up for Halep is another 19-year-old youngster, Iga Swiatek of Poland, whom Halep defeated in the round of 16 here last year.
The 17-year-old assist-giver remained in the thick of things as Reyna's through ball met Haaland, who drilled his brace from the edge of the box into the top left corner with 66 minutes played.
LONDON, Oct. 4 (Xinhua) -- Eliud Kipchoge, the world record holder of the men's marathon, failed to defend his London Marathon title on the rain-soaked looped course in St James's Park on Sunday, as Ethiopian Shura Kitata won the race in two hours five minutes and 41 seconds.
Fekri has already played in Esteghlal for 13 years over two stints. Enditem
Shanghai's defense played a decisive role in their 112-98 victory over Shaanxi despite the latter's crazy 3-pointer shooting performance