"It's important for a striker to score goals," said Icardi. "Today we lacked the efficiency to kill the match earlier, but we are happy with the result."
Real Madrid confirmed with a communique on their official website on Wednesday that the Belgian international has suffered "a muscle injury in his right leg."
Diaz is a stylish right-sided defender, who is comfortable on the ball and should complement the left-footed Aymeric Laporte in the Manchester City defense. He already has international experience after forming part of the 2018 Portugal World Cup squad.
Seventh seed Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic is also through after she overcame Jasmine Paolini of Italy 6-3, 6-3.
Fabio Cannavaro's side is scheduled to play against Chongqing Dangdai Lifan or Hebei China Fortune. Enditem
"He is taking his medical test and he still has to sign his contract," commented Koeman, who said that although he would "rather not talk" until the youngster had put pen to paper, "we are going to have a young full back. He will have to compete with other defenders, but he is young and has played in the Champions League and I am certain he will be very useful."
Cedric Bakambu finished second with a stunning strike in the 27th minute after a goal was disallowed for offside in the opening time.
JERUSALEM, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) -- Israeli club Hapoel Beer Sheva reached the UEFA Europa League group stage after a 1-0 home win over Czech side Viktoria Plzen on Thursday evening.
A winless run of 18 games from the end of last season seems to endanger the club's future more than ever before if the right steps aren't made now.
"Fujian's style is similar to us in some sense, our familiarity to their strategies makes it easy to find out countermeasures," said Shanghai's head coach Wang Zhiteng. Enditem
But overheated discussions about the future of the 55-year-old and the club's risky cost-saving policy might deliver some glimpses into the Bavarians agitated mood ahead of the German Supercup against Borussia Dortmund this Wednesday evening.