Lithuania continued their dominance in the second half, and broke the deadlock in the 50th minute when Donatas Kazlauskas capitalized on a mistake from an Albanian defender to score with a low shot.
Third seed Williams essayed a signature comeback and served 12 aces to edge past her American compatriot Stephens 2-6, 6-2, 6-2 in one hour and 43 minutes.
RABAT, Sept. 8 (Xinhua) -- The Moroccan football team will face Senegal and the Democratic Republic of the Congo in friendly matches on October 9 and 13 respectively.
Zuriko Davitashvili (R) of Georgia vies with Aleksandar Trajkovski of North Macedonia during the UEFA Nations League football match between Georgia and North Macedonia in Tbilisi, Georgia, Sept. 8, 2020. The match ended in a 1-1 draw. (Photo by Tamuna Kulumbegashvili/Xinhua)
However, Nicolo Zaniolo's injury before the break cast a cloud over the Italians' victory. The Roma midfielder limped off in the first half following a collision with Donny van de Beek. Medical staff later confirmed that the 21-year-old had suffered "trauma" to his left knee and would undergo tests to "assess the full extent of the injury" when he returns to the Italian capital on Tuesday.
"I was a little bit in shock," Carreno Busta said. "The rules are the rules. The referee and the supervisor did the right thing, but it's not easy to do it."
In October and November, three games are increasing the risk of injuries aside from the load players have to take in their clubs, he insisted.
Valladolid look to be solid but unspectacular, but should just have enough to stay up, while surely Celta must improve under coach Oscar Garcia after consecutive campaigns fighting to avoid the drop.
"It's going to be one of the young guys, I think, if you count Dominic Thiem as a young guy, as well. He obviously has a chance to win. Now I think it is the time where it gets really interesting. We'll see where we go from here." Enditem
PARIS, Sept. 8 (Xinhua) -- Ireland's Sam Bennet edged out Australia's Caleb Ewan and Slovakia's Peter Sagan in a sprint finish to claim his first stage win on the Tour de France on Tuesday, as Primoz Roglic defended his yellow jersey after the 168.5 ride from Ile d'Oleron Le Chatea-d'Oleron to Ile de Re Saint-Martin-de-Re.
"In future, we hope to help more girls fulfill their footballing dreams," said Wang Shirui, vice-principal of No.4 High School. Enditem