WASHINGTON, Sept. 11 (Xinhua) -- Teaming up for the very first time was no problem for German player Laura Siegemund and Russian veteran Vera Zvonareva, as the unseeded pair completed their dream run to the US Open women's doubles title with a straight-set victory over third seeds Nicole Melichar and Xu Yifan in the final on Friday.
Jiangxi dominated the game at the beginning as Andy Russel put the newly-promoted side ahead in the 10th minute through a close-range header.
It was the first match weekend in the Dutch top-flight league since last season was cancelled at the beginning of March this year due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Osasuna were rocked on Wednesday with the news that key striker Chimy Avila tore his cruciate knee ligaments in training and he could miss most of the season.
Both sides struggled to avoid relegation last season and neither look stronger after a summer in which Eibar have lost players such as Fabian Orellana, De Blasis and Gorka Escalante while Rafinha, Jeison Murillo, Fiodor Smolov and Pione Sisto have all left Celta.
Former Atletico Madrid and Chelsea defender Filipe Luis put Flamengo ahead with an eighth-minute strike and Barbosa doubled the lead with a powerful finish after Muriel Becker parried away a free-kick.
Meanwhile, playing in front of empty stands (for the opening months of the campaign at least) once again promises to make a mockery of home advantage and make games much harder to predict.
Elsewhere, Union Berlin and Karlsruhe were unable to break the deadlock within 90 minutes. Union snatched the ticket for the next round as Schlotterbeck was on target late in extratime. Enditem
The defeat means Fulham have now lost a record 11 consecutive London derbies in the top flight.
Guangzhou Evergrande's head coach Fabio Cannavaro (L) and Shenzhen FC's head coach Jordi Cruyff are seen prior to the 10th round match between Guangzhou Evergrande and Shenzhen FC at the postponed 2020 season Chinese Football Association Super League (CSL) Dalian Division in Dalian, northeast China's Liaoning Province, Sept. 9, 2020. (Xinhua/Pan Yulong)
Both Thiem and Zverev are seeking their first ever Grand Slam title, and Thiem might have a slight mental advantage, winning the past three matches against the German.