BEIJING, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- For the first time in history, the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) league will introduce a salary cap for the coming 2020-2021 season.
Jaime Mata's second half goal saw Getafe start their season with a 1-0 win at home to Osasuna. The goal scored from close range was confirmed by a VAR review after Mata had looked to be offside. Enditem
With this win, Al-Nassr replaced Al-Sadd SC at the top of Group D with seven points, while Sepahan remain in third place, two points off a knockout stage qualification spot ahead of matchday four's reverse fixture on Friday.
Chengdu Xingcheng Habitat is the other team which notched up two wins from the first two rounds of the second-tier league. They beat Beijing BSU 2-0 in a second-round fixture on Wednesday.
"The cap is like a brake to the cost of salary, which has been increasing too fast in recent years. We all need a balanced league because the players' income will finally be effected if the club keeps losing money."
"He is an exciting player with a huge potential. Kamil is 22, so he has his best years ahead of him and he will be an important player for us. He is someone we have closely watched over a long period of time and as a full international for Poland, we believe we are making an excellent addition to our squad," commented Derby County manager, Philipp Cocu.
His podium finish caught the eye of the officials of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), now renamed World Athletics, and he was selected to join their High Performance Training Centre in Dakar, Senegal.
Teda rank in the bottom in the Suzhou division with an embarrassing no-win record. Enditem
Elsewhere, Villarreal came back from a goal down to take their first win of the season with a 2-1 victory at home to Eibar.
Kuopio's Nigerian striker Aniekpeno Udoh got in front of Bratislava's goalkeeper Greif and had no trouble scoring from close range after a low pass from the right side.
Barcelona sit out the first two weeks of La Liga after playing in the quarterfinals of last season's Champions League, and so far the only new faces at the Camp Nou are teenage forward Pedri, Portuguese winger Francisco Trincao and midfielder Miralem Pjanic, who arrives as part of a deal which saw Arthur Melo move to Juventus.