Given the atmosphere currently surrounding the Camp Nou, Koeman needs to start with a win, because if not things are not going to get any easier. Enditem
"We made a lot of preparations before the game, and everyone tried his best to notch the victory, especially against a strong opponent like Guangzhou," said Li after the game. Enditem
Instead, goals were scored at the other end of the pitch, as Lucas Tousart's foul on Sebastian Rode allowed Daichi Kamada to curl the subsequent free-kick into the path of Bas Dost, who nodded home from close range in the 36th minute.
Jean Mota scored the winner eight minutes from time as Santos clinched their third win from four matches.
Sevilla did create a great chance to score later, but Bayern goalkeeper Manuel Neuer managed to keep the scores level to send the match into extra-time.
As the match progressed, Augsburg grew in confidence and opened the scoring against the run of play in the 40th minute when Caligiuri's pinpoint cross into the box found Uduokhai, who headed home.
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Nobody will doubt Messi's commitment on the pitch, however, and he will again lead the side this Sunday in an attack which will probably also see Antoine Griezmann, who now has more responsibility following Suarez's departure, and Ansu Fati, who was virtually the only good news to come out of last season.
The players are due to be tested again on Monday before a decision was made about their availability for the match.
Dortmund continued on the front foot and controlled possession but Augsburg's well-positioned defense defused most attacks in the midfield.
The win marks the first victory for DeChambeau at one of golf's major championships.