With the win, Esteghlal edged Al Shorta on goal difference to finish second behind Al Ahli, who were confirmed group winners before the match. Enditem
DALIAN, China, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- With Italian forward Eder Martins getting on the scoresheet in the second half, Jiangsu Suning cruised past Guangzhou Evergrande 2-1 in the 13th round of the Chinese Super League (CSL) here on Thursday.
Shenzhen FC, which ranked fifth in the group with 14 points, will face Rafael Benitez's Dalian Pro in the 13th round on Thursday.
LIMA, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- Peru manager Ricardo Gareca on Friday named three uncapped players in his preliminary squad for the team's opening 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Paraguay and Brazil.
Liverpool took advantage of the extra man early in the second half when Mane opened the scoring with a powerful header after a move involving Fabinho and Mohamed Salah in the 50th minute.
The 18-year-old reeled in her American opponent 6-4, 6-2 in 79 minutes to set up a second-round qualifying meeting with local player Tessah Andrianjafitri, a 3-6, 7-5, 6-3 winner over Spain's Nuria Parrizas.
Shanghai scored seven points in a row and led at 8-3 in the second set before Jiangsu fought back. After both sides changed leads several times, Zhang made two kills to initiate a 7-0 run helping Jiangsu take the set.
In the Meizhou division, Zhejiang Energy Greentown conceded a late goal for a 2-2 draw with Meizhou Hakka, while Jiangxi Lianshen defeated Liaoning Shengyang Urban 1-0, and Guizhou Hengfeng beat Shaanxi Chang'an Athletic 1-0.
New signing Donny van de Beek gave United a chance with a goal in his debut but Zaha's excellent second strike five minutes from time condemned them to defeat.
Mainz goalkeeper Robin Zentner had to be on guard to defuse Dani Olmo's effort in the 4th minute before Marcel Halstenberg headed just wide from a promising position four minutes later.
"But I don't think we played confidently enough in today and yesterday's matches. I think we can do better as the championship moves on," Zhang added.