CHANGZHOU, China, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) -- Changchun Yatai had a 4-0 victory over Nantong Zhiyun to advance on the leading position in Changzhou Division of China League One, the second-tier football league in China on Thursday, while Guizhou Hengfeng missed a promotion chance after drawing 1-1 with Shenyang Urban.
Sergio Ramos will also be back in defense, with Jesus Navas at right-back and Jose Luis Gaya on the left after Sergio Reguilon picked up a knock to his knee.
Regarding the notable absences of some players from both teams, Godin added that "we are not going to hide that we have very important absences who are benchmarks for the national team, but we have a lot of new teammates who are coming with freshness, desire, enthusiasm."
The former leader of Changzhou Division, Kunshan FC, lost to Heilongjiang Lava Spring on Wednesday, which gave Yatai and Nantong a chance to lead.
Atletico Madrid forward Luis Suarez had given the hosts the lead from the penalty spot at Estadio Centenario after a Sebastian Vegas handball just before halftime.
Having been beaten 3-0 by Mali on Friday, Ghana manager Charles Kwabena Akonnor made five changes to his starting 11.
"We are prepared for safe Olympic Games whatever conditions the world will be facing next summer," he said. Enditem
The Japanese Prime Minister has said that holding the Olympics next year is "the top priority" of his government.
Sport dominated the second half but squandered several chances to equalize as Botafogo secured their second consecutive victory to climb out of the relegation zone. Sport slipped to ninth in the 20-team standings.
The competition in Group B lost suspense after just two games, as JDG could not surpass DWG in points due to an accidental loss.
"We can see the improvement from our players in terms of their game mentality," Tianjin coach Liu Hao commented.