The testing of players is mandatory in the Premier Leauge but not in the English Football League which includes Championship, League One and League Two.
In 1979, Bayern Munich players refused to accept Max Merkel as their new coach and threatened to go on strike.
But the draw was enough for Saint-Etienne to top the standings on goal difference over second-placed Rennes.
Di Maria turned provider in the second half as his free-kick set up for Marquinhos's header to seal the game 3-0.
Both the Mexican and Costa Rican national teams have yet to play this year because of the global health crisis. Enditem
"Petr was important in that because goalkeeper is a very particular position. Petr Cech was the best in the world in that position for a long time, so he's obviously had a big say in this situation," explained Lampard of the former keeper, who in 2004 also joined Chelsea from Rennes.
Brighton meanwhile impressed with a 3-0 thrashing of Newcastle United and the game is already looking like a watershed moment for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, who needs a quick reaction in order to calm jittery Old Trafford nerves.
It was also foul play that facilitated the Eagles opening the scoring in the 27th minute, as Dedryck Boyata hacked down Andre Silva inside the box, with the Portuguese stepping up and converting the resultant penalty.
The only disappointment for Graham Potter's side was a late red card for Yves Bissouma.
The 33-year-old, who netted 21 goals last season despite needing a knee operation, was filmed at Barca's training ground in tears on Wednesday and the move could be confirmed in a matter of hours. Enditem
BEIJING, Sept. 26 (Xinhua) -- Relatively unheralded runners Su Guoxiong and Dou Faxian upset a strong all-Chinese field to take the men's and women's titles respectively at the inaugural Duolun Marathon race in Duolun, Inner Mongolia, on Saturday.