DALIAN, China, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- Shanghai Greenland Shenhua ended its winless streak in the Chinese Super League here on Thursday after beating Guangzhou R&F 2-0 in Group A.
"I'm grateful for the effort of the players because it wasn't easy," Torrent told reporters after the clash at Estadio Monumental.
The following fixtures are scheduled for Saturday: Borussia Monchengladbach host Union Berlin, Bayer Leverkusen face Leipzig, Mainz meet newly-promoted Stuttgart, Augsburg clash with Borussia Dortmund, newly-promoted Arminia Bielefeld take on Cologne, and Schalke face Werder Bremen. Enditem
After the goal, the Spanish team gained momentum and put pressure on Bayern, but the German side equalized in the 34th minute through Leon Goretzka's finish.
Leipzig, however, responded straight away and pressed Mainz on the back foot to restore their two-goal lead three minutes later as Haidara made no mistake to tap home Forsberg's square pass.
The single-leg match was played behind closed doors in the city of Petah Tikva, after Beer Sheva's Turner Stadium was closed last month amid structural concerns.
DALIAN, China, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) -- Shenzhen FC dropped from the top-four of the Chinese Super League (CSL) Dalian division after losing to Shandong Luneng 2-1, while Shanghai Shenhua took Shenzhen's former position by drawing Jiangsu Suning 0-0 on Monday.
Following the three Hubs, the WTT calendar will take a break to accommodate the postponed Tokyo Olympic Games. After the Olympic Games, the WTT hopes to return to a modified calendar of events.
Omar Al Soma (R, front) of Al Ahli Saudi FC vies with Farshid Esmaeili(L, front) of Esteghlal FC during the AFC Asian Champions League group A football match between Esteghlal FC of Iran and Al Ahli Saudi FC of Saudi Arabia in Doha, capital of Qatar, Sept. 23, 2020. (Photo by Nikku/Xinhua)
Seven minutes before the break, Esteghlal went 2-0 ahead as Ghaedi sent a cross from the right flank into the far post for Ali Karimi who evaded his marker and converted a header.
In Sunday's game, Pirlo started new arrivals Dejan Kulusevski and Weston McKennie, with talisman Cristiano Ronaldo leading the attacking line.