Atletico Madrid's pre-season hasn't been a bed of roses with coach Diego Simeone testing positive for COVID-19 and central defender Jose Gimenez also returning a positive test at the start of the week to complicate preparations for their league debut at home to an impressive Granada.
"Football is wonderful. If we beat Bremen, everything is forgotten, and nobody remembers all the chaos," the striker commented.
Leeds began their Premier League campaign with a 4-3 defeat away to Liverpool. Last weekend, the team coached by Marcelo Bielsa beat Fulham 4-3.
Pellegrini has had a perfect start to life at the club with two wins from two games and with Betis looking a lot harder to score against than last season.
The Brazilian, who was so important to Madrid last season, was surprisingly left out of the starting 11 a week ago, although he did play the last 20 minutes and it will be interesting to see how Zidane deals with the situation.
Viera bagged his second with a stunning free kick in the 56th minute, before Cedric Bakambu added the fifth in the 85th minute.
The CONMEBOL zone qualifiers had been scheduled to begin in late March but were suspended amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Enditem
PARIS, Sept. 26 (Xinhua) -- World No. 1 Novak Djokovic on Saturday discussed his disqualification from this month's US Open and vowed not to make such a mistake again.
"FC Barcelona and Inter Milan have reached an agreement for the transfer of the player Arturo Vidal. The Italian club will pay FC Barcelona 1 million euros in variables," read a statement from Barcelona.
In the other match of Group C, Almoez Ali scored his third goal of the league to help Al Duhail SC beat Persepolis FC 1-0 and overtake the latter to lead the group.
However, the opener for Sharjah came in the injury time of the first half when winger Saif Rashid received a Coronado free kick and fired his header into the bottom corner.