Eight minutes later, things went from bad to worse for Duisburg as Volkmer felled Erling Haaland as the last man to receive his marching orders.
An unpleasant battle of words between the Austrian internationals management and family and Bayern is causing an uncomfortable atmosphere.
While professional football depends to a much lower extent on ticket sales, other sports view the decision only as a first step. Ice-hockey, handball and basketball require bigger crowds to cover their costs.
The country is undergoing an uncertain weather condition, which may render the fields to be unsafe.
The pair were then taken to Spurs' training ground in Enfield, where Bale was given a rapturous welcome by fans who had waited outside of the ground to greet him.
Thiago started his career in Barcelona before moving to Munich in 2013. He arrived Anfield fresh from helping Bayern Munich winning the Bundesliga, German Cup and Champions League in the 2019-20 season.
Zhou, 22, drew 2-2 with compatriot Zhao Jianbo and Ricky Walden, but a 3-0 victory over Gerard Greene secured him top spot in the group.
Two minutes into the second half, Matheus Pereira curled home an excellent free-kick to level the scores, but Everton were soon back in front when Michael Keane prodded home from close range, and the home side then ran riot, with Calvert-Lewin netting twice more to complete his first hat-trick for the club.
The move also sees Liverpool's 18-year-old central defender Ki-Jana Hoever move the other way in a deal worth around 13 million pounds. The player who arrived at Anfield from Ajax in 2018 can play on the right side of defense or as a center half and had only recently agreed on a new long term contract with Liverpool. Enditem
The biggest hit of the day was the men's 100m. Asian 200m record holder Xie Zhenye claimed the title with 10.31 seconds in his hometown. It was not an easy win since Zhang Ruixuan and Chen Guanfeng finished 10.34s and 10.36s respectively, and Xie's lane was laid just between them.
The following games conclude the first round on Sunday: RB Leipzig face Mainz, while Wolfsburg host Bayer Leverkusen. Enditem