"FIFA is not facing a crisis, but football is," said Infantino. "The money goes where it has to go: to football and to help football."
The 28-year-old was one of five Premier League players included in manager Lionel Scaloni's preliminary 30-man squad on Friday.
Newcastle United also won away from home, defeating West Ham United 2-0 with goals from debutants Callum Wilson and Jeff Hendrick, and Crystal Palace made light of a lengthy injury list to beat Southampton 1-0 at Selhurst Park thanks to Wilfried Zaha's strike. Enditem
The Arsenal captain scored a brace in last season's FA Cup final as Arsenal came from behind to beat Chelsea 2-1. He also netted in Arsenal's 3-0 victory over Fulham last Saturday in their first game of the new Premier League season.
Russia's Krasilnikov and Stoyanovskiy, who stymied Mol and Sorum in the semifinals of the Rome FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Finals and claimed the World Championships in Hamburg in 2019, are thought to be the most powerful competitors for the Norwegians.
NAIROBI, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- Kenya's football club Gor Mahia are waiting for the go-ahead from the government to resume sporting activity before embarking on preparations to represent the nation at the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Champions League next season.
The region's qualifiers are scheduled to begin in October, more than six months later than originally planned because of the global health crisis.
"Despite the influence of COVID-19 pandemic, all the host cities have been working hard to speed up venue construction. I believe the construction of ten professional stadiums will be completed by the end of 2022," noted Shi Qiang, secretary general of the organizing committee. Enditem
Lucien Favre then brought on Marco Reus for his return after a long injury lay-off, and the German international paid back his trust seconds later, beating Weinkauf following a free-kick at the hour mark.
Dominik Greif, the man guarding the visitor's goal on the opposite end, erased the home team's greatest scoring chance in a similar manner in the 81st minute after a square pass attempt.
New signing Donny van de Beek came into the game as a substitute and gave United a chance with a goal on his debut, but Zaha's excellent second strike five minutes from time condemned them to defeat.