"COVID-19 brought us lot of challenges, which were highlighted in the copyright negotiations. We are regretful to announce the termination with Premier League despite rounds of negotiations," read a statement.
With the result, Spain and Germany share the spoils and second place in Group 4. The Spaniards clash with frontrunners Ukraine while Switzerland face Germany on Sunday. Enditem
Chinese fans are fond of the football played by German clubs, he said. "The Bundesliga is big in China," Klein commented.
Looking at the big five European leagues, the Bundesliga is the one with the most goals per game.
The 2020/2021 season will provide thrilling games for fans as the leading clubs are close together. "We had only four points between the top three before the pandemic outbreak."
TEHRAN, Sept. 3 (Xinhua) -- Tractor Sazi beat Esteghlal FC 3-2 on Thursday to win Iran's Hazfi Cup for the second time in the soccer club's history.
DALIAN, China, Sept. 3 (Xinhua) -- Former Italian international Eder scored the winner to help Jiangsu Suning beat Shangdong Luneng 1-0 in a Chinese Super League tie on Thursday.
The pandemic forced clubs to develop creative concepts to stay in close contact with fans and partners worldwide. "Virtual tours run by several clubs have been a great success," he added.
Meanwhile United coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer commented that he was pleased with what the talented playmaker could bring to his team.
With the win, Suning leapfrogged Luneng into second place on the table with 17 points from nine games, two points adrift of Fabio Cannavaro's Guangzhou Evergrande who have played one match less.
There were also second round wins for fourth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece, fifth seed Alexander Zverev of Germany and seventh seed David Goffin of Belgium.