Atletico got a huge boost with Suarez's arrival this week, but the Uruguayan won't be fit to start on Sunday, while Alvaro Morata has now left to join Juventus.
The sending off killed the game for Desna as Wolfsburg assumed control and possession but for all that the hosts lacked in producing promising opportunities.
Nobody will doubt Messi's commitment on the pitch, however, and he will again lead the side this Sunday in an attack which will probably also see Antoine Griezmann, who now has more responsibility following Suarez's departure, and Ansu Fati, who was virtually the only good news to come out of last season.
"One can't understand it," Flick said when criticizing UEFA's decision to choose the venue and allowing up to 20,000 spectators.
And all of this against a rival that in Gerard Moreno and Paco Alcacer has two of the best strikers in La Liga. Will it be a happy start for Koeman, or will he face problems from the very start?
Elsewhere, Osasuna central defender Aridane Hernandez has a muscle injury and will miss their return to their remodeled El Sadar Stadium to take on Levante, while both Eibar and Athletic Club look for their first win of the season in their rescheduled lunchtime kickoff.
Due to challenges in securing all logistical arrangements for players and participants, staging the Asian leg in November as originally planned was no longer a viable option, the world governing body of badminton said in a statement.
SUZHOU, China, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- Shanghai SIPG edged Beijing Guoan 1-0 in the 13th round of the Chinese Super League (CSL) here on Friday, securing the top spot of Suzhou Division.
Only four minutes into the second half, Sharjah displayed their counter attacking skills as Welliton beat the last defender and found the net with his left.
Taking the Winter Games as a chance to boost tourism and creat more jobs for people in the region, and promoting Olympic education nationwide with 1,036 more schools launching winter sports programs, all contributed to making the program more 'inclusive.'
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.