Once again, Leeds would not be cowed, and the Yorkshire outfit had the effrontery to level the scores again ten minutes later, after a poor clearance from Van Dijk allowed Patrick Bamford to fire past goalkeeper Alisson.
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.
Looking at the Bavarian's rivals, one ends up with Borussia Dortmund, Moenchengladbach, RB Leipzig and Bayer Leverkusen. All hope the limited return of fans can deliver additional motivation. Frankfurt, Hoffenheim and Wolfsburg might complete the race for international spots.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- Former Brazil international midfielder Thiago Neves has joined Sport Recife, three days after parting ways with their Brazilian Serie A rivals Gremio.
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.
The region's premier club tournament, the Copa Libertadores, was due to resume on Tuesday, having been suspended in mid-March.
SUZHOU, China, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- Tianjin Teda tied Shijiazhuang Ever Bright 1-1 to avoid their ninth consecutive loss in the Chinese Super League (CSL) here on Wednesday.
Brazilian forward Alan Kardec was awarded a special jersey to commemorate his 100th CSL appearance in Chongqing before the match.
The seven-time German Champions (last in 1958) and five-time cup winners (last in 2011) boasts one of Europe's most successful academies.
Tan sealed the win for Changchun with a drive in the 81st minute.
It also looks as if last summer's major signing Luka Jovic could be heading out on loan, with Borja Mayoral instead being given the chance to provide back-up for striker Karim Benzema.