On the subject of individual statistics, Neymar is on the cusp of overtaking Ronaldo as Brazil's second-highest scorer, and he has the legendary Pele in his sights.
Koeman's team looks faster, fitter and hungrier, with Philippe Coutinho getting involved and Leo Messi smiling again. There is a question mark over the lack of central defenders and with Clement Lenglet suspended against Sevilla on Sunday that looks to be their main weakness.
Villarreal travels after an easy 3-1 win at home to Alaves and with strikers Paco Alcacer and Gerard Moreno both in excellent form after netting six goals between them in Villarreal's first four games of the season.
BOGOTA, Oct. 4 (Xinhua) -- Uncapped striker John Cordoba has been drafted into Colombia's squad for World Cup qualifiers against Venezuela and Chile, the Colombian Football Federation (FCF) said on Sunday.
Mainz were unable to gain a foothold into the first half and had to wait until the 38th minute to get their first chance on target, as Jean-Philippe Mateta's header came close.
The 31-year-old also became the first Chinese singles player since Li Na in 2012 to reach the fourth round at Roland-Garros.
The German association has announced financial difficulties due to several postponed or cancelled games.
Shandong built a 17-7 lead at the beginning of the second set, while Tianjin found it difficult to erase the deficit.
Wu and Zhao combined for the first 11 points for Shanxi, who showed their depth and began to pull away after bench players came in for a 24-16 first quarter advantage through Fu Jinqiu's buzzer-beating layup.
In another highly-anticipated fixture between Inter and Lazio, Lautaro Martinez put Inter ahead in the 30th minute, while the Biancocelesti got the game back on level terms 10 minutes after the break with Sergej Milinkovic-Savic's powering header.
"I knew she was going to be aggressive. I knew that she's playing this way. Today it worked really well for her," Halep added. "At this level, nobody surprises anybody anymore because everyone has a big level and it depends on the day that you are."