One man down, Ajax nevertheless managed to score and secure the victory. Brazilian signing Antony, who arrived from Sao Paulo FC, gave his team the lead in his league debut. Sparta had chances to equalize in the remainder of the match, but Ajax held on for the win.
The newly-promoted Qingdao Huanghai sat at seventh place in Group B with eight teams after 10 rounds. Enditem
On September 13, the team from Shaanxi will start its season campaign, facing Jiangxi. Enditem
After squandering two championship points, Thiem won the title on his third after Zverev hit it wide.
"This is the first time for Hainan to hold the paragliding competition, I hope to take this opportunity to promote the standard way to participate in paragliding in Hainan," said Huang Renfeng, executive director of the Hainan Aviation Sports Association. Enditem
Tuchel's side dominated possession, 78.1% to Lens' 21.9%, but failed to create good chances as they recorded just one shot on target during the game.
Everton fans will be looking for improvement under experienced coach Carlo Ancelotti and the former Chelsea and Real Madrid boss has added James Rodriguez to his squad from Madrid in a move that should bring a bit of magic to his side if James can find his feet in the Premier League.
In the other matches of the day, Ruichang enjoyed a quick 5-0 win over Hunan, finishing the first stage with 13 wins and one loss, behind Qingdao on game difference.
Jordi Cruyff's debut as Shenzhen Kaisa was bitter but the Dutch said he was satisfied with his players.
"This sport is very entertaining," said Lu. "I hope more and more people can enjoy it." Enditem
Xiralijan, 29, is widely regarded as one of the greatest outside shooters in the CBA. Enditem