Having to address international obligations set up by UEFA, Loew announced that he would use the unpleasant games to test new faces. Newcomers such as Mahmoud Dahoud (Dortmund), Florian Neuhaus, and Jonas Hofmann (both Moenchengladbach) are likely among the squad to be fielded.
"It's been long ride definitely. Everything came to my mind when I had my whole family, people who I loved to help me through the tough, tough time," said Kvitova. "I was just playing in the Philippe Chatrier, it was such nice to win the match and to be in the quarterfinal."
Moments later, new arrival Joel Pohjanpalo scored his first goal for Union only 35 seconds after coming on to put the result beyond doubt in the 64th minute.
The Red Bulls fired American coach Chris Armas last month and South African Bradley Carnell took over as interim coach.
Serge Aurier added a fifth soon after the break, and a Kane penalty 10 minutes from time rounded off the scoring in a game that could leave Solskjaer's job at risk.
"We had a good start today, especially on defense. But our defensive quality went down after players rotation, and suffered too many mistakes in front of their pressure. We want to progress deep into the season," he commented. Enditem
Qi constantly kept driving to the basket and drawing fouls late in the third quarter. Beijing's 40-point margin heading into the final frame was irreversible for Daqing.
"I think we both played really well and a really great match. She played unbelievably good, considering she is so young, she has a very bright future," Zhang commented on her opponent.
Wuhan and Jiangsu were placed second and third in the league's championship group before Tuesday's third-round matches, and both teams needed to secure their place in the top two after this round to reach the league final.
The French midfielder fired Marseille in front in the 16th minute from Florian Thauvin's pass, squeezing a shot between goalkeeper Anthony Lopes and the foot of the post for his first goal of the season.
As for player updates, Germany's Han Ying enters the action at the Women's World Cup in place of Australia's Melissa Tapper, and Germany's Patrick Franziska replaces Australia's Hu Heming to participate in the Men's World Cup. Enditem