Arm wrestlers compete during the 1st arm wrestling competition in the southern port city of Aden, Yemen, Sept.11, 2020. (Photo by Murad Abdo/Xinhua)
"I don't think we could have done any better tonight," Tuchel told Canal, "I was happy with the first half we had. We controlled the game completely, and we had possession."
Aymeric Laporte's positive test for COVID-19 means he could miss the start of the campaign, but the Frenchman is vital to City's options.
Maracana SA made the decision to carry out the unscheduled facelift to capitalize on a fixturing quirk that has left the stadium without football for almost two weeks.
Kicking off on Saturday, the two-day event also included a 5km run, a 1km run, and a 0.2 km children's run.
Before the game, PSG hadn't lost in Lens since 2009, and hadn't lost the opening game of a Ligue 1 season since 2011.
The "Eagles" got their first effort on target 18 minutes into the clash when Dominik Kohr rattled the woodwork with a long-range hammer.
The league told reporters that the media rights for the league for the last three seasons brought in 1.31 billion euros (1.55 billion U.S. dollars), according to the data firm Statista. But it has been a point of contention this year, as the global coronavirus outbreak forced games to stop for more than three months.
In women's doubles, German player Laura Siegemund and Russian veteran Vera Zvonareva defeated third seeds Nicole Melichar of the United States and Xu Yifan from China in straight sets to win the title. Enditem
Menezes, who has been out of work since parting ways with Palmeiras last December, will be tied to the Salvador-based side until December next year.
Ceara moved to ninth with 13 points from 10 matches while Flamengo slipped to fifth, three points behind Internacional.