Bale's relationship with Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane also deteriorated badly in recent months and he hardly played in the last 11 games of last season as Real claimed the La Liga title.
But Flamengo defended stubbornly thereafter to secure their third win from four matches.
Nakamura Hidemasa, Tokyo 2020 Games delivery officer, speaks during the media briefing on the simplification of the Games in Tokyo, Japan, on Sept. 25, 2020. (Tokyo 2020/Handout via Xinhua)
According to the calendar, the first Hub in the Middle East will be staged between March 17 and April 3, 2021, followed by those in China from April 13 to May 16, and in Europe from May 27 to June 20.
Potential successors for Wagner don't seem to be queuing up at the outfit's headquarters, but there may well be a new coach installed if the run of defeats continues.
In Mainz, Hungary captain Szalai is said to have raised the issue of deferred payments the players were promised when they waived their salaries during lockdown with the club's board on behalf of the team.
Elche mark their return to the top-flight with a home game against Real Sociedad, but with new coach Jorge Almiron still waiting official clearance to sit in the home side's dugout. The missing paperwork is not the Argentinean's only problem given that he only has 15 professional players available for what will certainly be a tough return to the elite.
Viera bagged his second with a stunning free kick in the 56th minute, before Cedric Bakambu added the fifth in the 85th minute.
"With Alexander Sorloth, we have signed our desired candidate for the vacant striker position," Leipzig's sporting director Markus Krosche said. "He is a physical and technically gifted player but also good in the air and a finisher in front of the target."
Semedo's departure leaves Barcelona needing to sign a right back, as the only player in their first team squad currently able to play in that position is Sergi Roberto, who also plays in midfield.
Milan doubled the lead four minutes after the break as Ismael Bennacer was charged down by Riccardo Orsolini in the box, Ibrahimovic stepped up to convert the penalty.