"The design of Beijing Workers Stadium considers not only the Asian Cup, but also other important events and the daily operation of the club. Some of the designs even go beyond the AFC standard," said Zhu Xiaodi, chief architect of Beijing Institute of Architecture Design.
Stage One involves 32 groups of four players, with the player who tops each group progressing to Stage Two.
The 31-year-old recently commented that he would like to return to the Premier League and said Madrid had blocked previous attempts to leave.
"The cap is an achievement for the league, but it's far from perfect," said Zhang.
The country is undergoing an uncertain weather condition, which may render the fields to be unsafe.
LONDON, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- Portugal international Diogo Jota has joined Liverpool from Wolverhampton Wanderers, the English Premier League champions confirmed on Saturday.
Fresh from his early goal, Salah looked in fine form, and added his second and Liverpool's third when he crashed an unstoppable half-volley past Illan Meslier in the Leeds goal to make it 3-2 to the champions at half-time.
Five minutes later, Khalid Bawazir equalized for Sharjah as the midfielder received a pass and rifled an effort that flew straight through the hands of the goalkeeper.
"It's great to play and to be back with my teammates. I return with a victory and a goal, so I am happy. We are getting our feeling back, our way of playing," the 21-year-old Mbappe said after the match.
The prolific Norwegian striker had another chance later but defender Nico Elvedi blocked his effort.
"We are working hard for the new season and I think we will have the same group of players that we have now in pre-season," he commented.