In Group B, a late Hattan Bahebri strike helped Saudi Arabia's Al-Hilal defeat the ten men of Uzbekistan side Pakhtakor 2-1.
Aleksandrs Samoilovs (L) of Latvia competes against Nikita Liamin and Taras Myskiv of Russia during the men's second round match at the 2020 CEV Beach Volleyball European Championships in Jurmala, Latvia, Sept. 19, 2020. (Photo by Edijs Palens/Xinhua)
The Foals responded but neither Stefan Lainer nor Lars Stindl was able to overcome Burki before the half-time whistle.
The decision was widely welcomed not only by professional football clubs but other sports such as handball and basketball.
Top men's seeds Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal, and top women's seed Simona Halep will kick off their campaigns on Wednesday.
"It was a great battle today," Stahl told World Athletics' official website. "This has been a great season even though it was a complicated season - I competed even more this year than last. Next year is an Olympic year and I'm really looking forward to that one."
Cologne had the worst possible start on home soil as Jonas Hector's return pass was intercepted by Kramaric, who kept his cool and nutmegged goalkeeper Timo Horn for the opener with only three minutes gone.
ROME, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- World record holder Armand Duplantis of Sweden produced the highest ever pole vault mark in an outdoor event as he cleared 6.15-meters to take the win at the Diamond League meeting in Rome on Thursday.
The Changchun team went ahead in the ninth minute with a header from Tan Long.
Zahavi and Alaba's father have denied having requested that size. David Alaba expressed his surprise about the club's statements and said he felt hurt.
Teenage forward Rodrygo was also named, though there was no place for his Real Madrid teammate Vinicius Junior.