Tencent Sports, a subsidiary of Chinese internet giant Tencent, will broadcast all 372 remaining matches from the second round of Premier League which are scheduled to start on Saturday.
Streaming service PP Sports, owned by Chinese retail conglomerate Suning, had a reported 700 million U.S. dollars deal for the rights to show all Premier League matches on the Chinese mainland and Macao from 2019 to 2022.
In the opening game, the Viola scored the winner in the 78th minute as Gaetano Castrovilli tapped in from Federico Chiesa's assist.
There is a duel between newly promoted sides as Huesca take on Cadiz, who need to recover from their opening day defeat, before Betis' rescheduled game at home against Valladolid.
Domenec Torrent's team looked a shadow of the side that dominated Brazilian and South American football last year as Independiente secured their third win from as many matches and rose to the top of Group A.
"But we don't want it only to be a marketing measure but hope we can add quality to our squad," Jobst told Xinhua. "We want any future player to be a regular in our first team."
Although he had become a scapegoat at Real Madrid over the past couple of seasons, Bale was greeted by around 100 fans at the Tottenham training ground when he reported for his medical on Friday.
"In collaboration with the Premier League, Tencent Sports hopes to leverage its platforms and technology to bring the drama of Premier League matches to fans and share with them the passion and excitement of football," noted Ewell Zhao, Tencent Sports General Manager.
JERUSALEM, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- Israeli champions Maccabi Tel Aviv reached the playoff round of the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday after beating Belarusian champions FC Dynamo Brest 1-0 at home.
Hoffenheim dominated possession and produced more promising chances but Horn was on guard to deny Kramaric and Pavel Kaderabek in the 18th minute.
According to the season's CSL rules, the best four teams from Group A and Group B will compete in the second session.