In his two years at Camp Nou, the Chilean midfielder has added another league winner's medal to his collection, making it an incredible eight leagues in row in three different countries.
"The relationship with the players is excellent, it is important to have a dialogue with them," the 41-year old added.
In Rio de Janeiro, Botafogo recorded their seventh draw in 10 matches this season after a goalless affair with Santos at the Olympic stadium. The result left Botafogo 18th and Santos seventh.
TEHRAN, Sept. 23 (Xinhua) -- Iran's Esteghlal on Wednesday beat Al Ahli of Saudi Arabia 3-0 in Group A with both sides advancing to the 2020 AFC Champions League round of 16.
The Guangzhou side leads the table with 31 points with the win, while Henan Jianye languish at second from the bottom with six points. Enditem
Players such as new arrival Gonzalo Paciencia are trying to spread optimism and are counting on football's unwritten laws.
The National Biathlon Center will hold 11 biathlon events of the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, and the National Cross Country Center will witness 12 gold medal events in cross country skiing.
"Both players and staff are disappointed not to be able to get back on the field," US coach Gregg Berhalter said. "While COVID-19 continues to create challenges for us, we are confident we can find a way forward in the near future that will provide an opportunity to play matches in preparation for the important competitions next year."
RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- Flamengo have asked the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) to postpone their match against Palmeiras on Sunday after 16 players tested positive for the coronavirus.
The outbreak follows Flamengo's week-long trip to Ecuador for a Copa Libertadores double-header against Independiente del Valle and Barcelona SC.
Leipzig started their 58th Bundesliga season with a win and will face Bayer Leverkusen in the second round on Saturday. Enditem