The Rossoneri underwent the second round of tests after the positive result of center-back Leo Duarte, and then confirmed Ibrahimovic's diagnoses.
‘As the slope level gets harder, it becomes not so simple, and you actually need to have skills to practice. Learning becomes a new kind of happiness. Every time a new movement is practiced, the joy is as pure as that of a child.’
The UEFA Super Cup is an annual match between the reigning champions of the two European major football competitions, the UEFA Champions League and the UEFA Europa League.
Beating Shenzhen was the only way for Dalian to keep its Final Group A dreams alive with two rounds left in the first phase. But Morteza Pouraliganji's header from the penalty spot and a Harold Preciado strike saw Shenzhen take a 2-0 lead after 31 minutes.
In the game against Guoan, SIPG captain Hulk netted the winning penalty in the 44th minute after Li Ke handled in the box.
Ibrahimovic had the chance to complete his hat-trick in the 63rd minute, but he ballooned the ball over the bar with the goalkeeper well beaten.
Iago Aspas scored twice as Celta Vigo won 2-1 at home to Valencia on Saturday night.
There should be goals when Sheffield United face Leeds United in Sunday's Yorkshire derby, which could be a baptism of fire for Leeds' new signing Diego Llorente given that his side has scored seven times and conceded the same number in their first two games of the campaign.
Andre Silva (3rd L) of Frankfurt takes a scoring penalty kick during a German Bundesliga match between Hertha BSC and Eintracht Frankfurt in Berlin, capital of Germany, Sept. 25, 2020. (Photo by Kevin Voigt/Xinhua)
Beer Sheva now face Czech side Viktoria Plzen in a single-leg match to be played in Israel on October 1, with the winners entering the competition's group stage. Enditem
In other Copa Libertadores fixtures on Tuesday, Uruguay's Nacional won 3-1 at Estudiantes Merida, Bolivar drew 1-1 at Tigre, River Plate won 6-0 at Binacional, Junior Barranquilla secured a 4-1 home win over Independiente del Valle, and LDU Quito won 4-2 at home to Sao Paulo. Enditem