Like Baum, pundits such as Lothar Matthaeus have discovered that the Royal Blues squad lacks the speed that modern football requires.
"I think I played a really good match. I was very aggressive. I knew from last year I had to change something, so I really wanted to be better than last year and definitely, I was today," said the world No. 2.
Early indications are that Carvajal could be out of action for up to two months, which means as well as the forthcoming internationals, he will also have to sit out this weekend's La Liga trip to play Levante, and league matches against Cadiz, Huesca, Valencia and Villarreal.
Real Madrid have not made any signings in a summer when spending is down 65 percent overall in La Liga. Enditem
Kitata, 24, managed to dash to the finishing line first, one second before Kenya's Vincent Kipchumba.
Mainz failed to put up any resistance while Union relentlessly tripled their lead after Marvin Friedrich headed home Christopher Trimmel's free-kick in the 63rd minute for 3-0.
On the subject of individual statistics, Neymar is on the cusp of overtaking Ronaldo as Brazil's second-highest scorer, and he has the legendary Pele in his sights.
"I'm living in a dream. I came here two weeks ago to my Roland-Garros qualifying but today I'm here in the quarterfinals," said the 26-year-old Italian qualifier, who hadn't played a Grand Slam main draw before this year's Australian Open, where she suffered an early first-round exit.
Svit's Serbian guard and the 2018 MVP Sasa Avramovic had a great night, pushing his teammates to victory with 32 points, seven rebounds, and three assists.
However, the six-time Ballon d'Or winner has not been able to win a major trophy at international level; a gold medal at the Beijing 2008 Olympics notwithstanding. The 2022 World Cup in Qatar might be his last chance to change that.
BUENOS AIRES, Oct. 6 (Xinhua) -- Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Giovani Lo Celso will miss Argentina's opening 2022 World Cup qualifiers against Ecuador and Bolivia because of a thigh injury, the Argentinian Football Association (AFA) said on Tuesday.