The top four teams at the end of the qualifying tournament will automatically book a place in football's showpiece tournament. The fifth-ranked side will advance to a two-legged intercontinental playoff.
In light of these developments, and recent enthusiasm for skiing in China, Xinhuanet talked exclusively to Chinese amateur skiers, to know more about why they fell in love with skiing and get their perspective on the growth of the sport.
The second half witnessed the prowess of Shanghai captain Hulk. The Brazilian striker hit the crossbar in the 55th minute with his iconic long distance shot and then converted a penalty in the 71st minute.
The WTT Champions Series will also see players battling for prize money and ranking points in their attempt to reach the WTT Cup Finals.
"Our organization regrets the inconvenience that the suspension of the match may cause to the Mexican football federation (Femexfut) and thanks them for their willingness and patience in recent days," read the Fedefutbol statement.
Chelsea were the summer's big spenders and the game was a big test of both their and Liverpool's title credentials, but things swung dramatically Liverpool's way as Andreas Christensen was sent off for pulling Mane back when he was through on goal in the first half injury time.
Crystal Palace took the lead in the seventh minute through Andros Townsend and doubled their advantage through Zaha's retaken spot kick after David de Gea was judged to have moved too soon when denying Andrew Ayew after a handball.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- Flamengo have asked the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) to postpone their match against Palmeiras on Sunday after 16 players tested positive for the coronavirus.
Valencia were held 1-1 at home to newly-promoted Huesca in a game the visiting side probably deserved to win.
For the third consecutive week, La Liga changed the kick off times of two matches at short notice, with the Basque derby between Eibar and Athletic Club, which was originally scheduled to be played on Friday night, moved to Sunday lunchtime, while Sevilla's debut away to Cadiz has been brought forward from Monday night to Sunday evening.
Philippe Coutinho also has a lot to prove after his loan spell at Bayern, while questions remain over what style of play Koeman will look to impose.