Among the newcomers are Aston Villa midfielder Douglas Luiz and Atletico Madrid left-back Renan Lodi, both of whom belied their lack of international experience with assured performances at Corinthians Arena.
BARRANQUILLA, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) -- Colombia manager Carlos Queiroz defended his decision to substitute James Rodriguez in Colombia's 3-0 victory over Venezuela in their CONMEBOL World Cup qualifier here on Friday.
Muriel made it 3-0 by thumping a shot past goalkeeper Wuilker Farinez after taking possession in his own half and leaving Venezuela's defense in his wake with a rapid counterattack.
The second quarter was contested more fiercely, with many body contacts and fouls. Fujian managed a three-point advantage at half-time.
The Czech team doubled the lead on 47 minutes, after another Israeli mistake, this time by defender Eitan Tibi, letting striker Matej Vydra make it 2-0.
The diminutive Coutinho then fired in a rare headed finish when he leaped higher than two Bolivia defenders after another Neymar cross from the left side of the penalty area.
In a finely balanced match, where the two teams saw the biggest lead of eight points, Ji missed a buzzer-beating three-pointer that could have secured Daqing's win in regulation time.
The American improved her 2020 record in majors to a spectacular 16-1 after the win, during which she avoided the need for a deciding set and saved 10 of 12 breakpoints to seal the victory.
Mori said last month that Bach expected to visit Japan in late October.
The Swiss kept trying to play the ball out from the back, but Spain didn't allow them any time on the ball and Sommer redeemed himself with a good save to parry Ferran Torres' header after a flowing move ended with Jesus Navas putting a good cross into the Swiss area.
"I don't know what is going on, I'm so happy," said Swiatek in a smile.