15th seed Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria eased past Italian wildcard Gianluca Mager 7-5, 6-1, while Marin Cilic rallied to beat Kazakhstan's Alexander Bublik 6-7 (4), 6-2, 6-4 to set up a second round meeting with sixth seed David Goffin.
The Spanish press also report on Wednesday that Real Madrid and Tottenham are also talking about a loan deal to see Gareth Bale go back to White Hart Lane, seven years after leaving the club to join Real Madrid.
Torrent, who replaced Jorge Jesus as the Rubro-Negro head coach in August, has endured a turbulent start to his tenure at the Rio de Janeiro club.
Bifouma (R) of Shenzhen FC shoots during the first round match between Jiangsu Suning and Shenzhen FC of CFA (The Chinese Football Association) Cup Dalian Division in Dalian, northeast China's Liaoning Province, Sept. 18, 2020. (Xinhua/Pan Yulong)
"The dates of the first matches - October 8 and 13 - were ratified at the meeting, while President Infantino expressed FIFA's willingness for all national teams to be on equal terms," CONMEBOL said in a statement.
"As for the fans, no matter when I get injured, traded or defeated, you always support me, which gives me great belief," he added.
Mainz were unable to put up resistance but were lucky enough that Forsberg rattled only the woodwork in the 31st minute and Angelino hit the side netting from tight angle before the half time.
Esteghlal is currently headed by interim coach Majid Namjoo Motlagh at the ongoing ACL competitions. Enditem
Tottenham Hotspur began their season with a defeat, going down 1-0 at home to a James Rodriguez-inspired Everton.
The 2018 French Open winner will meet Karolina Pliskova, the second seed, who beat fellow Czech Marketa Vondrousova 6-2, 6-4 in the other semifinal. Enditem
The tournament was scheduled to be held in Aarhus, Denmark from October 3 to 11, but had to be postponed due to the withdrawal of a number of participating teams and the adjusted European leg of the BWF World Tour, badminton's world governing body said in a statement.