"It means a lot. That's what we practice for. That's what we were trying to do in these five months off, working for this moment," Soares said.
The former German international said that Premier League clubs are trying to take advantage of the extended transfer window due to the COVID-19 pandemic: "We are ahead of a nerve-racking three weeks until the window closes on October 5."
Azarenka, 31, stormed to win the first set 6-1 in just 26 minutes while the Japanese was uncharacteristically sloppy hitting a whopping 13 unforced errors.
The 37-year-old veteran's penalty helped Ever Bright take the lead in the 42nd minute.
Martinez Quarta has a European passport because of his Italian heritage, meaning he won't occupy one of the limited places available in Celta's squad for foreign players.
"We prepared the game well, mentally and physically, but this is a real game, not a training," said Yang.
"I was very concentrated when playing the first match. However, I felt a little tired in the mixed doubles. We tried to exert our strengths on the court to play against our well-performed rivals. The 11-point competition system is too difficult," said Zheng.
The Chinese Football Association (CFA) announced on August 26 that the 2020 China League One season will kick off on September 12.
Osasuna were rocked on Wednesday with the news that key striker Chimy Avila tore his cruciate knee ligaments in training and he could miss most of the season.
Steve Bruce did a decent job at Newcastle United in his first campaign, and he will be happy with the capture of Bournemouth duo Callum Wilson and Ryan Frasier, who should give more firepower to the perennial under-achievers.
Marouane Fellaini (L) of Shandong Luneng attends a training session ahead of the 11th round match between Guangzhou Evergrande and Shandong Luneng at the postponed 2020 season Chinese Football Association Super League (CSL) Dalian Division in Dalian, northeast China's Liaoning Province, Sept. 13, 2020. (Xinhua/Pan Yulong)