Xinjiang's chances to equalized were seriously diminished in the 38th minute when their goalkeeper Gu Junjie was sent off for picking up his second yellow card of the game.
The Spanish press reported on Saturday that the Welsh international is carrying an injury that sidelined him for a month, but Bale made no reference to that in his first interview.
TEHRAN, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- Interim coach of Iran's Esteghlal FC Majid Namjoo Motlagh said his side is ready to meet Iraq's Al Shorta in the AFC Champions League, Persian Football website reported on Saturday.
Only Dortmund can spoil Bayern's plans, assumes Lothar Matthaeus. But the German record international quickly added a big if: "If Bayern makes major mistakes."
Last season's top scorer Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang completed the scoring ten minutes later, finishing off a fine team goal by curling home from Willian's assist.
Five minutes later, Khalid Bawazir equalized for Sharjah as the midfielder received a pass and rifled an effort that flew straight through the hands of the goalkeeper.
Both SIPG and Zall started the game aggressively, but neither side managed a goal in the first half. SIPG broke the deadlock in the 59th minute when Australian striker Marko Arnautovic jumped to find the net with a power header. 11 minutes later, Australian midfielder Aaron Mooy scored his first goal in the CSL for SIPG and extended the lead to 2-0.
Plans about the club's structure will be made in close contact with its 160,000 members who have to vote on any significant changes within the club.
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.
Elsewhere, Villarreal came back from a goal down to take their first win of the season with a 2-1 victory at home to Eibar.
Both Bale and Reguilon are expected to take their medicals at the training ground with their contracts expected to be made official later in the day.