"I spoke to him yesterday (Friday) before training; I think that the young players have to play regularly and that is what I told him," Koeman commented, adding that the same went for Carles Alena and new signing Pedri.
Stoppila Sunzu (R) of Shijiazhuang Ever Bright competes during the 11th round match between Tianjin Teda and Shijiazhuang Ever Bright at the postponed 2020 season Chinese Football Association Super League (CSL) Suzhou Division in Suzhou, east China's Jiangsu Province, Sept. 16, 2020. (Xinhua/Li Bo)
"I'm always proud to wear my colors. Thank you, Pumas, for trusting me and being my support," Talavera, who has been capped 28 times, said in a Twitter post.
Martinez's call-up came two days after he ended his 10-year spell at Arsenal to join rivals Aston Villa for a reported fee of 20 million euros (around 24 million US dollars).
Both sides were positive from the start, with both Uzbek and Saudi league champions looking to gain further ground on Shabab Al-Ahli and Shahr Khodro FC, the former having narrowly beaten the latter 1-0 in Monday's early Group B game.
Stage One involves 32 groups of four players, with the player who tops each group progressing to Stage Two.
"My wish is to improve my personal best, but this will be my first event of the season, so I don't know what awaits me ahead but I'm promising impressive results," said Sawe, who holds Kenya's national record of 2.25m.
The game between Osasuna and Getafe, which had been due to open the weekend, was moved from Friday night to Saturday afternoon, while Betis' home match against Valladolid was shifted from Monday night to Sunday evening as the result of an ongoing conflict between La Liga and the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) over kickoff times.
Li Ang netted a right-sided free-kick on 74 minutes to put the game beyond doubt, with a sweet finish for Suning.
Helder Costa opened the scoring for Leeds, before Aleksander Mitrovic equalized for Fulham from the penalty spot.
LONDON, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- Manchester United suffered a 3-1 home defeat to Crystal Palace in first Premier League match this season, with Old Trafford old boy Wilfried Zaha scoring twice against his former club.