After suffering five defeats consecutively, Qingdao had no chance of being among the top eight in the next league session, although three games of the first session remain on the schedule.
Thiago began his career at FC Barcelona, progressing through the youth system with his brother Rafinha, and said one reason he joined Liverpool was that it had a "family" feeling.
Hertha's new arrival remained in the thick of things as Cordoba scored his debut goal in his first match in the closing period.
Xiao, world number 31, turned pro in 2007 after winning the Asian U21 Championship. His best ranking performances were runner-up finishes at the 2013 Shanghai Masters and the 2017 Shoot Out.
LONDON, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- Premier League champions Liverpool confirmed the signing of Spain international midfielder Thiago Alcantara from Bayern Munich on Friday in a deal worth around 30 million euros.
"I failed to finish the race in three hours and 40 minutes, so it was pity even though I won," said Zhaxi. Enditem
Balakhnichev, former head of the Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF), told Sputnik that he did not agree with the decision of the Paris court and intends to appeal the ruling to higher judicial authorities.
The plans from the nine host cities fully meet the requirements of the Asian Cup venues, laying a solid foundation for high-quality and high-standard venue construction, said the AFC, adding the next phase is to ensure the construction could be complete as planned.
"As for the fans, no matter when I get injured, traded or defeated, you always support me, which gives me great belief," he added.
Cologne had the worst possible start on home soil as Jonas Hector's return pass was intercepted by Kramaric, who kept his cool and nutmegged goalkeeper Timo Horn for the opener with only three minutes gone.
However, the top Shenzhen scorer was substituted with a suspected groin strain in the 43rd minute.