BEIJING, Sept. 21(Xinhuanet) -- Skiing in China is growing. Beijing’s Olympic organizers aim to get 300 million people participating in winter sports as part of their 2022 bid.
Flamengo went ahead in the sixth minute when Pedro slotted a cool finish past Argentinian goalkeeper Javier Burrai after a surging run and defence-splitting pass from Gerson.
The 16-team CSL was split into two groups, each group of eight teams based respectively in Dalian and Suzhou. Both groups will play 14 rounds in the first phase, which is to end next Monday.
Real Sociedad ruined Elche's return to the top flight as they won 3-0 in Elche's Martin Valero stadium, with all the goals coming in the second half.
In the 11th minute, the Spanish team were awarded a penalty after David Alaba felled Ivan Rakitic, allowing Lucas Ocampos to open the scoring in the 13th minute.
Suzhou pulled one back in the 60th minute with an accurate cross from midfielder Li Haowen, assisting forward Tang Chuang to score an open goal.
Bayern controled the match from the start, while Sevilla were stable in defense and focused on counterattacks.
Shenzhen FC, which ranked fifth in the group with 14 points, will face Rafael Benitez's Dalian Pro in the 13th round on Thursday.
Henan missed the chance to equalize in the 64th minute when Fernando Karanga's spot-kick was blocked by Guangzhou Evergrande goalkeeper Liu Dianzuo.
Meanwhile, Samaria also revealed that Robert Nauseb will be his assistant coach following the resignation of Woody Jacobs earlier this month. Enditem
In Friday's only other fixture, Bolivia's Jorge Wilstermann secured a 3-0 home win over Uruguayan side Penarol. Enditem