RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct. 7 (Xinhua) -- The South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) is widely regarded as having the world's most gruelling World Cup qualifying tournament.
While Ajax failed to create any more chances in its hunt for the equalizer, Ramon-Pascal Lundqvist hit the post on the other side. In the final minutes Ajax came close to a goal with both Dusan Tadic and Klaas-Jan Huntelaar hitting the post. The result is the first defeat for Ajax this season after three wins in its first three matches.
The 51-year-old coach replaced interim coach Majid Namjoo Motlagh on the Tehran-based team.
Amaju Pinnick, the NFF president, said with the appointment of a new head coach, he's confident that the new technical crew would take the women's team to brand new heights.
Barca issued a communique shortly after the final whistle confirming Alba had "problems in his right hamstring," adding that he would undergo tests on Monday to discover the full extent of the injury.
Bratislava's budget is significantly smaller this season and the team from Slovakia's capital city got considerably younger with only three players older than 25 years and features only three foreign names.
Following is the Ecuador squad:
With several different players contributing in offense, Jiangsu went on another 16-3 run to start the second quarter to extend its advantage to almost 30 points, which gave little room for Shaanxi's fightback. Shaanxi came no closer than 14 points during the entire second half.
On September 6, when Wuhan fans finally got the chance to attend Zall's match against title contenders Beijing Guoan in Suzhou, near Shanghai, hundreds of them made a 750-kilometer (450-mile) trip eastwards to Suzhou for the game.
Bolivia will field a depleted team for the matches in Sao Paulo on October 9 and La Paz four days later amid a series of controversies affecting the national football scene.
When Luis Suarez joined Atletico Madrid from FC Barcelona many questioned the wisdom of allowing the striker to join one of Barca's main title rivals. Those feelings were strengthened when Suarez scored twice and gave an assist on his debut against Granada, but after two 0-0 draws in which Atletico hardly managed a shot on target against Huesca and Villarreal, doubts are re-appearing about Atletico's title credentials.