"We know it is very important, but we think it will not affect the competitions of the Olympic Games," he said.
The first round will be completed on October 8 when Colombia confront Venezuela in Barranquilla and Brazil encounter Bolivia in Sao Paulo.
LONDON, Sept. 20 (Xinhua) -- Liverpool gave an early statement of intent over their Premier League title defense as two goals from Sadio Mane gave them a 2-0 win away to Chelsea.
In the Changzhou division, Kunshan FC edged Changchun Yatai 1-0, Nantong Zhiyun held a 1-1 draw with Sichuan Jiuniu, and Xinjiang Tianshan Leopard tied with Heilongjiang Lava Spring 0-0. Enditem
Bayern controled the match from the start, while Sevilla were stable in defense and focused on counterattacks.
The 21-year-old replaces Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus, who has been ruled out of the fixtures with a calf injury.
The other match in the Chengdu division saw a goalless draw between Suzhou Dongwu and Inner Mongolia Zhongyou.
"Atletico are very competitive and ambitious. What I want is for them to continue growing, and I will try to achieve something important," he concluded. Enditem
Pirlo replaced Maurizio Sarri to become the head coach of Juve's senior squad in August, just 10 days after the maestro took charge of the U-23 team.
The Rubronegro have remained in Ecuador ahead of Tuesday's clash in the Pacific port city of Guayaquil.
Wagner is putting a brave face on everything and is optimistic about sparking a successful turnaround despite reports he has already lost his players' trust.