"You did not deserve for them to throw you out like they did. But the truth is that at this stage nothing surprises me anymore."
If head coach Domenec Torrent didn't have enough obstacles to overcome, an eruption of ash from the Sangay volcano left his team unable to train on Sunday.
The Rubronegro reported 11 positive cases in their traveling squad after losing to Independiente 5-0 in Quito last Thursday. They beat Barcelona 2-1 in Guayaquil on Tuesday despite being forced to field a team mostly comprising reserves.
POAK finished second in Greece last season and a week ago defeated Portuguese giants Benfica 2-0 to book a place in the qualifying round ahead of the group stage of the Champions League.
"From my point of view, I lean heavily on him when it comes to goalkeeping today and in the future. So yes, he was very influential," he commented. Enditem
Dortmund continued on the front foot and controlled possession but Augsburg's well-positioned defense defused most attacks in the midfield.
Tokyo 2020 President Mori Yoshiro added: "We will continue to work hard on simplifications towards next year and ask for the continued cooperation of all those involved in the Games." Enditem
Saturday ends with Southampton facing a tricky visit to play Burnley. Southampton have lost both league games so far and were dumped out of the Carabao Cup by Brentford, while Burnley lost their only league game away to Leicester City, before bouncing back to beat Milwall in the Carabao Cup. They have a good record against Southampton with four wins and three draws against them since October 2016.
However, the 25-year-old Kipruto will be competing in an unfamiliar event in Doha, when he takes on compatriot Brimin Kipruto, Vincent Kibet and Bethwell Birgen in the men's 1,500m event.
Suzhou opened the scoring with a low drive in the penalty area from Nigerian Chris Shimbayev through a corner kick, but it was ruled out for offside. Both sides posed threats to the other, but no goals were scored in the first half.
Both sides exchanged spikes from the very beginning until they tied at 12-12. Xue Yizhi then made four points from a block and three kills to initiate a 9-1 scoring run for Beijing who kept it until the end of the set.