But he has fallen out of favor under Atletico's current manager Jorge Sampaoli and has not played for the club since March.
Josue's penalty doubled Beer Sheva's lead in the 71st minute, after Vitor was fouled in the area by Motherwell defender Declan Gallagher, who was sent off for a second yellow card.
Although Shenzhen FC's Gao Lin managed to pull one back in the 63rd minute by seizing the spot-kick, the Shandong based club still successfully took three points, ending their four-round winless run and allowing them to temporarily upgrade to second place.
Several media say Szalai unsuccessfully tried to convince the club to stick to its promise to pay back the wage cut implemented due to financial losses caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
The league debut comes after another difficult week, which followed a complicated summer in the wake of Barca's 8-2 thrashing to Bayern Munich in the Champions League. That defeat saw Quique Setien sacked as coach and replaced by Koeman and led to a clear out of the dressing room, which has so far seen Ivan Rakitic, Arturo Vidal, Arthur Melo, Nelson Semedo and Luis Suarez all leave the club.
Cadiz looked disciplined after the opening goal from the veteran striker, while Huesca struggled to create clear chances throughout the game.
The only down side for the capital-based team was that Renato Augusto limped off with injury as the Brazilian was suspected of suffering a muscular problem.
The London club said their medical team was informed of the test results as the team was at London Stadium preparing for their Tuesday evening's EFL Cup third-round match against Hull City.
Toshiro Muto, the CEO of the Tokyo 2020, admitted that it will be difficult to ban athletes from shopping or sightseeing in Japan.
The first half did not witness any aggressive attacks until the 40th minute, when 21-year-old defender Wen Jiabao dribbled the ball from the front field to the box, skipped through Brazilian Joao Miranda and volleyed from a close range, but was denied by Suning goalkeeper Gu Chao.