The first match of the championship group will take place on October 16, with this season's CSL champions to be crowned on November 12. Enditem
Atalanta's Alejandro Gomez scores his goal during a Serie A soccer match between Lazio and Atalanta in Rome, Italy, Sept. 30, 2020. (Photo by Augusto Casasoli/Xinhua)
41-year-old Baum is expected to take over as soon as possible but at the latest before the following 14-day long league break due to the national team's games.
"The point is to score goals, not hit the crossbar or post. It sometimes happens to us as well. We can do much better, especially on the goals we conceded," commented the Portuguese after the final whistle.
Stage two containing eight groups will be held from October 26 to 29. Stage Three with two groups is scheduled to play on October 30 and the final is on October 30. Enditem
The 26-man squad also featured 11 Mexico-based players and three representatives from US Major League Soccer clubs.
Behind the top three, Racing Point's Sergio Perez finished a strong fourth ahead of Daniel Ricciardo's Renault, and Charles Leclerc had a good run to sixth in his Ferrari ahead of Ricciardo's teammate Esteban Ocon.
The second set became a lop-sided show for Shanghai, which built an 11-4 lead at the start before Liaoning fought back to cut the score 12-8. However, Shanghai gradually controlled the pace of the match and denied Liaoning a chance to rally back.
Despite the loss, Shanghai is still secure atop the Suzhou division.
"Nothing else," he noted. "In every practice, I asked them to fight, play strong defence and play smart in offense. This gave us the result in the second quarter."
RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) -- Botafogo have parted ways with manager Paulo Autuori after just 23 matches in charge, the Brazilian Serie A club said on Thursday.