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.
MADRID, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- Spanish La Liga club Granada make their European debut on Thursday when they head to Albanian side Teuta for a Europa League qualifying tie.
MADRID, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- FC Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman has admitted he is pessimistic about the club's chances of strengthening its squad before starting the new season.
"I personally presented my letter of resignation to the general secretary of the Ghana Football Association. It has been great serving the football governing body in various capacities in the last 10 years. But I believe it is time for me to move on for a new challenge," the 38-year-old said in a social media post.
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Sept. 20 (Xinhua) -- The National Football Association of Brunei Darussalam (NFABD) has decided to cancel the Brunei Super League 2020 (BSL) due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The result sends Al-Hilal three points clear at the top of Group B with nine points, while Pakhtakor stay second with six points. The two sides face off again on Thursday. Enditem
Oscar Emboaba Junior and Yu Hai made the season's Chinese Super League title contender lead 2-0 in the first half against Chongqing Lifan.
"I even couldn't believe that a defender has terrific skills like Li. It's important to have such an advantage in the game," Suning coach Cosmin Olaroiu praised.
Tottenham Hotspur began their season with a defeat, going down 1-0 at home to a James Rodriguez-inspired Everton.
PARIS, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- Julian Draxler's header in stoppage time earned Paris Saint-Germain a precious 1-0 win over Metz at home on Wednesday, ending the Ligue 1 defending champions' losing streak in the opening two games of the new season.
Dortmund controlled possession but had to wait until the 21st minute for their first clear-cut chance, as Haaland's header called Yann Sommer into action.