MADRID, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) -- Spain will face Switzerland in the UEFA Nations League on Saturday at Real Madrid's Valdebabas training ground.
The result on Sunday will shift the tide in the all-time battle for most major trophies. Roger Federer leads the way with 20 titles, with Nadal (19) and Djokovic (17) right behind. If Nadal lifts a record 13th Coupe des Mousquetaires, he will tie Federer's Grand Slam trophy count for the first time. If Djokovic emerges victorious, he will claw closer to both all-time greats and complete a second career Grand Slam, which no other man has done in the Open Era.
The 28-year-old, who endured a difficult 18 months at Barcelona before being farmed out to the Bundesliga club in July 2019, has rediscovered his confidence since returning to the Camp Nou last month, shining in a central attacking midfield role behind Lionel Messi.
But the visitors equalized just after halftime through Pereira, who headed in his first goal of the season after a Diego Ribas set-piece.
Suga talked to Bach in a phone call soon after he took office last month, discussing ways to ensure the "success" of next year's rescheduled Tokyo Olympics.
TOKYO, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) -- World Athletics President Sebastian Coe said here on Thursday that Tokyo will host a fantastic Olympic Games despite the uncertainties amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Facing world No.6 Tsitsipas, it seemed like another one-sided match for Djokovic as the 17-time Grand Slam winner swept the first two sets and was serving for the match in the 10th game in the third set.
The hosts' efforts eventually paid off in the closing period of the first half after Kai Havertz's build-up work allowed Draxler to chip the opener past an onrushing Gunok into the bottom right corner.
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.
"James played well and he's going to keep improving," the Portuguese said. "He was trying to get his goal today, but with 15 minutes left it seemed important to me to give him a rest.
To support the delivery of the season, athletes have agreed to a uniform pay reduction of 15 percent with the exception of those already on minimum payments.