The absence of some key players, including Neymar, Kylian Mbappe, Mauro Icardi, Andel Di Maria and Keylor Navas who have all tested positive for coronavirus, reduced Thomas Tuchel's choices for his starting line-up. As a result, several youngsters and new signings were brought into the squad to fill the places.
In the other game, Jiangsu Suning fumbled a 3-1 lead against Guangzhou R&F, only to slip to a 3-3 draw.
Osaka will now face another American, Jennifer Brady, in the semifinals. One of the in-form players of the summer, Brady, who won her first career WTA singles title in Lexington last month, dispatched Yulia Putintseva of Kazakhstan to reach her first-ever Grand Slam semifinal.
DALIAN, China, Sept. 9 (Xinhua) -- Former Italian international Graziano Pelle scored in Shandong Luneng's 1-1 with Shanghai Shenhua at the 10th round of the Chinese Super League (CSL) on Tuesday.
Marcos Alves broke the deadlock for Hebei in the 15th minute through a header after receiving Yin Hongbo's long pass.
The "Eagles" got their first effort on target 18 minutes into the clash when Dominik Kohr rattled the woodwork with a long-range hammer.
The 28-year-old Kyranbek has reached an agreement on a 3-year contract with Shanghai, the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) Co. confirmed.
SHANGHAI, Sept. 14 (Xinhua) -- Shanghai Pudong Football Stadium will be put into service on Tuesday, constructor Shanghai Juss Sports Group announced on Monday.
The unseeded pairing got off to a superb start, as Siegemund in particular moved all around the court to put away shot after shot. After breaking twice, Siegemund/Zvonareva built up a 5-1 lead before securing the first set 6-4.
Nuremberg responded well but Eintracht's defence neutralized all attacks within the midfield. However, the visitors should have tripled the lead but Daichi Kamada wasted a golden chance in the 71st minute.
Levante captain Jose Luis Morales twice put his side ahead and new Valencia coach Javi Gracia, who had earlier in the week complained about a lack of new signings, looked to be heading for defeat in his first game in charge.