Depending on the different rules, players and staff might have to submit themselves to a five-day quarantine period. The rules are valid for all travel. Hertha BSC's Krzysztof Piatek, for instance, missed the first round of the German Cup after playing in an international match with Poland.
Mendilibar lost several key players, such as Fabio Orellana, Charles and Escalante over the summer, while Ivan Ramis retired, and so far adequate replacements haven't arrived leaving the squad weaker than the one which struggled last season.
Villarreal travels after an easy 3-1 win at home to Alaves and with strikers Paco Alcacer and Gerard Moreno both in excellent form after netting six goals between them in Villarreal's first four games of the season.
Olimpia must defeat Delfin at home and rely on other results going their way to have any chance of progressing to the knockout phase.
Schalke will probably decide its future steps at Monday's board meeting.
QINGDAO, China, Sept. 29 (Xinhua) -- Liu Xiang and Yan Zibei, the Asian record holders of the women's 50m freestyle and men's 100m breaststroke, won titles in the two events respectively at the Chinese national swimming championships here on Tuesday.
DALIAN, China, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- Jiangsu Suning defeated Shenzhen FC 1-0 in the 14th round of the Chinese Super League (CSL) here on Sunday, winning a ticket to the second phase.
"This will ensure that sportspersons, coaches, media and spectators are kept safe and healthy," President Kenyatta said.
The National Sliding Center will become the first competition venue of Beijing Winter Olympic Games for the national team to undertake training tasks.
Three other Iranian teams Sepahan, Shahr Khodro and Esteghlal have already been eliminated from the competition held in Doha. Enditem
The swimmers' performances at the championships will act as an important reference for their qualification for next year's Tokyo Olympic Games. Enditem