Villarreal claimed their second win of the season as they enjoyed a relatively easy 3-1 win at home to Alaves, who have taken just one point from four games with Pablo Machin in charge.
Martinez had fielded something approaching his strongest side in the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium and the only conclusion is that perhaps some of them were thinking about Thursday's visit to Sweden to play Malmo.
With Paulo Dybala not fully fit, Pirlo started new signing Alvaro Morata to partner Ronaldo up front.
Chinese paddlers Fan, Xu Xin, Ma and Lin Gaoyuan are present on the men's singles list. Their main rivals will be Harimoto, Calderano, Mattias Falck of Sweden and Dimitrij Ovtcharov of Germany.
Ajax have already signed the 26-year-old Sean Klaiber from FC Utrecht to fill Dest's vacancy. Enditem
"Never give up. It's a good day. It's nice to get another win as it's been a while and I now need to keep the momentum going," added the Finn, who has generally struggled to match Hamilton's pace this year.
Following reigning world champion Liu Shiwen's withdrawal due to an injury, her compatriot and current world No. 1 Chen Meng enters the action and expects a tough challenge from the closest rival Mima Ito from Japan.
The World Cups will feature 21 female and 21 male athletes, including the world champion, qualified players from all completed continental events (Africa, Europe and Pan America), players selected by world ranking from the other continents (Asia and Oceania), and others according to the provisional World Cup qualifying system. A maximum of two players per association are allowed for each World Cup event.
They will always be a threat from set pieces as Kike Garcia showed in their goal, but unless things improve fast it could be a difficult campaign in Ipurua. Enditem
FC Barcelona has had an excellent start to the campaign and has looked much sharper and stronger under Ronald Koeman's guidance in their opening two matches. However, it will be without central defender Clement Lenglet on Sunday, with the Frenchman missing the match against his former club Sevilla after being sent off in Vigo on Thursday. Enditem
"I'm sure that the sports industry will play a more important role in the Chinese economy in the future." Enditem