DALIAN, China, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- Rafael Benitez's Dalian Pro failed to make the top eight spot after losing 3-1 to Shenzhen FC in the Chinese Super League (CSL) on Thursday.
Prior to the game, both sides needed a victory to secure them a top four berth with only two games left in the Suzhou division.
The top four teams at the end of the qualifying tournament will automatically earn a World Cup berth. The fifth-ranked side will advance to an intercontinental playoff over two legs.
Portu opened the scoring in the 55th minute from a tight angle after a pass from Mikel Merino, and Adnan Januzaj doubled the visitors' lead 13 minutes from time from the penalty spot after he had been clipped in the Elche area.
Zhang Changning (3rd L) of Jiangsu celebrates during the Group A match between Jiangsu and Tianjin at the 2020 Chinese Women's Volleyball Championship in Jiangmen, south China's Guangdong Province, on Sept. 26, 2020. (Xinhua/Qin Lang)
Having returned to the Merengues on a buy-back clause in 2016, Morata then joined Chelsea before a move to Atletico Madrid in January 2019.
The world 10,000m bronze medalist Agnes Tirop of Kenya will also spice up the 3,000m event.
Joan Simun Edmundsson's sole goal was enough to ensure Arminia Bielefeld a 1-0 win over Cologne, and RB Leipzig played out a 1-1 draw with Bayer Leverkusen. Enditem
World champion Xu Jiayu stood first in the preliminary of the men's 200m backstroke in 2:00.54 to fight for the gold in the final.
Several media say Szalai unsuccessfully tried to convince the club to stick to its promise to pay back the wage cut implemented due to financial losses caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Yet, the fourth set became Jiangsu's one-sided show again as Gong Xiangyu made six kills and one block.