Qiao Yumeng (front) lies on the track after Women's 3000m Steeplechase Final on Day 4 of the 2020 Chinese National Athletics Championships in Shaoxing, east China's Zhejiang Province, Sept. 18, 2020. (Xinhua/Wang Lili)
"The result didn't meet my expectation. I was just not in right tempo," Xie commented.
Despite pundits predicting Schalke to be among the relegation candidates, Raman is convinced, "we won't get into trouble this time. The squad has learned its lesson," he said.
Permission to play depends on local infection figures. The so-called "7-day-incidence" must be below 35 infections per 100,000 inhabitants within a week.
Internacional lead Group E, three points ahead of second-placed Gremio, who lost 2-0 at Universidad Catolica in Chilean capital Santiago.
Back in May, several countries followed the successful example of playing football matches behind closed doors in accordance with strict COVID-19 hygiene regulations.
The result at more than 3,600m above sea level in Bolivian capital La Paz meant Palmeiras now have three wins from as many matches to hold a six-point lead over Guarani, who are second in the group.
Brazil has reported more than 135,000 COVID-19 deaths and over 4,497,000 confirmed cases of the virus. Enditem
Garbine Muguruza, seeded ninth, eased into the final eight. The Spaniard beat Johanna Konta of Great Britain 6-4, 6-1. Enditem
In the opening round of CONMEBOL qualifiers, beginning on October 8, Colombia host Venezuela, Uruguay are home to Chile, Bolivia visit Brazil, Paraguay welcome Peru and Ecuador travel to Argentina. Enditem
When asked about Suarez, who was also left out of a friendly against Gimnastic Tarragona at the weekend, Koeman said he had "spoken to him about the future and whether or not he will stay."