JIANGMEN, China, Sept. 28 (Xinhua) -- Zhejiang bounced back from an opening set loss to defeat Liaoning 3-1 (9-25, 26-24, 25-15, 25-20) in the Chinese Women's Volleyball Championship here on Monday.
The competition's group stage draw will take place on Friday, in the Swiss city of Nyon. Enditem
Other media mention former Schalke hero and Belgian, Cote d'Ivorian and Iranian national coach Marc Wilmots as a candidate.
In other fixtures on Wednesday, River Plate won 2-1 at home to Sao Paulo, Palmeiras routed Bolivar 5-0 in Sao Paulo, Independiente Medellin won 2-0 in Caracas, Racing beat Nacional 2-1 in Montevideo, Estudiantes drew 2-2 at Alianza Lima and Barcelona SC won 2-0 at Junior Barranquilla. Enditem
Considering Borussia's crash happening as early as on season matchday 2, a defeat against Bayern might cause further trouble.
"We kept Bayern at distance and finished off our fast breaks. Moreover, we fought as a team on the pitch. This is why we won today," Hoffenheim goalkeeper Oliver Baumann said.
Elsewhere, Guangzhou Evergrande sealed the 1-0 win by an own goal from Dalian Pro defender Shan Pengfei.
Once again Lenglet began the move by picking out Coutinho and the Brazilian was able to advance to the edge of the Villarreal area before picking out the youngster, who calmly fired past Sergio Asenjo.
In the 33rd minute Fati's acceleration then drew a foul in the area from Mario Gaspar and Messi slotted home the penalty to make it 3-0 and Pau Torres scored an own goal with the last action of the first half when he put Messi's clipped ball past the stranded Asenjo under timid pressure from Busquets.
Three other Iranian teams Sepahan, Shahr Khodro and Esteghlal have already been eliminated from the competition held in Doha. Enditem
Shanghai continued their tight control in front of the net in the second set. Although Fujian made several substitutions, they still failed to shake Shanghai's advantage.