"I've had two fantastic years here at Sydney FC and have cherished every moment of my life in Australia," he said.
PARIS, Oct. 5 (Xinhua) -- Petra Kvitova managed to return to the quarterfinals at Roland Garros for the first time since 2012 after a comfortable 6-2, 6-4 dismissal of China's Zhang Shuai in the opening game on Court Philippe-Chatrier on Monday.
"That's our aim and I'm confident we can compete with the footballers we have," he added, despite the refusal of several clubs to release their players for national duties.
The second set was filled with breaks as both players failed to hold their serves from the 6th to the 11th game. Zhang served to win in the 10th game but was broken by her French opponent. However, when the chance appeared again in the 12th, Zhang didn't miss it and wrapped up the victory with a flawless love game.
Having overcome last season's top-ranked side Beijing on Thursday, Jiangsu never looked threatened from the tip-off on Monday. They out-rebounded Tianjin 43-25 to score 26 points on second chances.
BUENOS AIRES, Oct. 4 (Xinhua) -- Goalkeepers Franco Armani and Esteban Andrada were Sunday among five locally based players added to Argentina's squad for their opening 2022 World Cup qualifiers against Ecuador and Bolivia.
"Schalke's squad is poorly composed. We are talking about the sins of the past," the 59-year-old said.
Esteban Burgos scored from the penalty spot for Eibar after 28 minutes only for Toni Villa to equalize for the home team eight minutes later.
Dortmund pressed forward but had to wait until the 31st minute before the good build-up work and pass into the box from Giovanni Reyna allowed Haaland to break the deadlock with a hammer from close range.
In other Brazilian top-flight fixtures on Saturday, Gremio drew 1-1 at home to Internacional while Corinthians drew 0-0 at Bragantino. Enditem
CHENGDU, Oct. 6 (Xinhua) -- Shanxi held off Hebei's late resistance on the way to an 84-75 win in the Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) league here on Tuesday.