"We know that nobody can ignore the importance of Paolo, but we have to try replace him and the national team has responded," Gareca told reporters in a virtual press conference.
"The national team is always an open house, without doors and without windows. A house of merit and responsibility, at the service of the team," the 67-year-old Portuguese said.
LONDON, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- Rennes goalkeeper Edouard Mendy had a medical at Chelsea on Tuesday ahead of completing a move worth 22 million pounds (28 million U.S. dollars) from Rennes.
On Thursday, R&F had more ball possession, but it was Shenhua who fielded 11 native players in the starting line-up and created more real chances.
Arrascaeta doubled the visitors lead by holding his ground while under pressure from Damian Diaz and then nonchalantly lofting a shot over Burrai that went in off the underside of the crossbar.
Frank de Boer wore the Netherlands shirt 112 times as a player. He started his coaching career at Ajax in December 2010, with which he captured four Dutch league titles. After that he had unsuccessful spells at Internazionale, Crystal Palace and, until July 2020, at Atlanta United. Enditem
BUCHAREST, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) -- Three Javelin throwers exceeded the meeting record at the Balkan Championships in Cluj-Napoca on Sunday, while Moldova's Andrian Mardare emerged victorious with 83.60m.
The 20-year-old kept a clean sheet after clearing 5.82 meters. Reigning world champion Sam Kendricks of the United States and France's former world record holder Renaud Lavillenie needed their third attempts to leap off 5.82m.
Andreescu beat American player Serena Williams at Flushing Meadows 12 months ago to become Canada's first Grand Slam singles champion. She had earlier been forced to skip the defence of her US Open crown due to her injury. Enditem
Yan, 20, faced his fourth-round opponent Aaron Hill after the 18-year-old had stunned six-time world champion Ronnie O'Sullivan earlier in the draw, but only managed to claim one frame against Yan, who ranks 15th in the world.
The winner of this tie will then play away from home against the winner of the game between Swedish team Malmo and the Croatian side Lokomotiva Zagreb. Enditem