Thiago also thanked his former club, with which he had spent the previous seven years.
Real Sociedad were a bit flat in their opening day 1-1 draw away to Real Valladolid, but should be sharper after that game and another week's training, and although the stands of the Reale Arena will again be devoid of fans on Sunday night, this should be a tough test of Madrid's ability to defend their title. Enditem
In the 70th minute, Al Duhail restored parity again as Al Duhail captain Ali launched a half-volleyed effort that hit the upright on its way in to tie 2-2. Five minutes later, Sharjah were awarded a penalty and Coronado stepped up and converted from the spot.
"We were highly motivated today, and we are ready to battle for the top spots in the Bundesliga," said Forsberg.
Former world number one Victoria Azarenka of Belarus advanced to the quarterfinals as her opponent Darya Kasatkina of Russia retired during the first set with the scores at 6-6.
SUZHOU, China, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- Tianjin Teda tied Shijiazhuang Ever Bright 1-1 to avoid their ninth consecutive loss in the Chinese Super League (CSL) here on Wednesday.
The 31-year-old recently commented that he would like to return to the Premier League and said Madrid had blocked previous attempts to leave.
The final decision on the public's return will rest with the Ministry of Public Health, Lacalle Pou said, emphasizing that the conduct of Uruguayans will help decide if stadiums will be reopened to fans.
Along with fellow new boy Allan, the Colombian was lively throughout and the Toffees fully deserved their win, with Dominic Calvert-Lewin's thumping header proving decisive.
Alaba's management and father are accused of spreading lies about the central after former Bayern president Uli Hoeness called Alaba's agent Pini Zahavi, a "mercenary piranha."
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said he believed Jota's arrival would give his team different options.