DOHA, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- Al-Ahli Saudi FC of Saudi Arabia became the first team to reach the 2020 AFC Champions League round of 16, with a late Marko Marin goal earning them a 1-0 win over Iraq's Al-Shorta in Group A on Monday.
BERLIN, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- Borussia Dortmund eased past Borussia Monchengladbach 3-0 in their Bundesliga opener on Saturday thanks to Erling Haaland's second-half brace.
"Since I have left the club has been building, the stadium is incredible, the training ground is better than before. It's an exciting time," he added. Enditem
To survive the club's crisis, Schalke turned to wage cuts, part-time work for employees, and a 30 to 40-million-euro loan from the federal state of North-Rhine Westphalia.
"We are confident in the system," said Zhang Chi, head of the CBA's Player Development Department.
Nishikori needed six match points to seal the win in two hours at the ATP Masters event held behind closed doors at the Foro Italico.
Lawson joined the CBA in 2017 to play for Shandong Heroes, and then transferred to Fujian Sturgeons in 2019. Enditem
In the other game played on Wednesday in the Suzhou division, Tianjin Teda held a 1-1 draw with Shijiazhuang Ever Bright. Frank Acheampong's header put Teda ahead in the 70th minute, but Chen Pu helped Shijiazhung level up in nine minutes.
The top four teams at the end of the qualifying tournament - in which teams play each other twice on a home-and-away basis - will automatically earn a World Cup berth. The fifth-ranked side will advance to a two-legged intercontinental playoff.
The signatures have to now be confirmed to be authentic by a panel made up of a representative from the club, the Catalan soccer federation and from the group behind the no-confidence vote.
Clubs from 13 (of 16) federal German states will play home games under the new conditions this weekend as the top three football tiers start their new season.