He said he did not feel daunted by Brazil's rich history of right-sided defenders, such as Carlos Alberto, Cafu and Dani Alves.
In Group C, LGD came up with a risky line-up facing FNC and did not seize the opportunity in the decisive game, losing hope of progressing.
Further down the field, Giovinazzi's teammate Kimi Raikkonen finished a lowly 12th after an early clash with the Williams of George Russell, but the Finn also made a piece of F1 history by making his 323rd start, breaking Rubens Barrichello's long-standing record to become the sport's most experienced driver of all time.
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Spain beat Ukraine 4-0 in its first UEFA Nations League clash in September, but Busquets is expecting a tougher task in Kiev.
THE HAGUE, Oct. 11 (Xinhua) -- Reigning world champion Sifan Hassan shrugged off cold and rainy conditions to break the women's 10,000-meter European record at the FBK After Summer Competition in Hengelo, the Netherlands, on Saturday.
As the reigning 1,500m and 10,000m world champion, Hassan now holds world records at one mile and one hour, and European records at 1,500m, 3,000m, 5,000m and 10,000m, as well as the half marathon. Enditem
The Patriots had a chance to sink a buzzer-beater, but guard Henri Wade Chatman failed to hit the target behind the free-throw line at the last second.
Brazil will face Bolivia in Sao Paulo on Friday and Peru in Lima next Tuesday.
BERLIN, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) -- For good reason, the racing world's eyes this weekend turn to Germany's venerable racing course, the Nurburgring located in the Eifel region south of Cologne.
LAUSANNE, Oct. 7 (Xinhua) -- The IOC Executive Board met virtually Wednesday and determined that the 137th IOC Session will be held from March 10 to 12 next year in Athens. The election of the IOC president will also be held during the Session.
The home side broke the deadlock in the 18th minutes as Bryan Cristante steered his header into the net off Jack Bonaventura's corner.