"I am very happy to represent Shenhua. I think it is a tough game and our opponents are very strong, but even one point is important to us," said Martinez after the game. Enditem
About 10 minutes later, Chongqing enlarged the lead as Brazilian forward Fernandinho Silva cut in from the left, assisting his fellow peer Alan Kardec to make it 2-0 in the first half.
In the stoppage time, Zhang Yuning shot the ball into the net for Beijing, but the goal was disallowed due to offside after checking the VAR.
DALIAN, China, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- Rafael Benitez's Dalian Pro failed to make the top eight spot after losing 3-1 to Shenzhen FC in the Chinese Super League (CSL) on Thursday.
The second, decisive match will take place on September 30 in Salzburg, with the winner on aggregate to qualify for the Champions League's group stage. Enditem
It is likely the team will play in Europe during the November window, possibly using European-based players only, according to local media. There is also the possibility of a December camp as well as a January camp. Enditem
3. Reality check for Valencia while Aspas marches on
The Belgian then played a major role in the second goal in the 33rd minute, setting up Raheem Sterling, whose ball into space was put into the empty net from 10 yards by Phil Foden.
JERUSALEM, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- Israeli champions Maccabi Tel Aviv lost 2-1 at home to Austrian champions Red Bull Salzburg at home on Tuesday, in the first leg of the UEFA Champions League's playoffs.
CHANGSHA, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- The 2020 Changsha Wangcheng International Triathlon, an annual event originally scheduled for autumn, has been canceled due to COVID-19, according to the organizing committee on Tuesday.
Beating Shenzhen was the only way for Dalian to keep its Final Group A dreams alive with two rounds left in the first phase. But Morteza Pouraliganji's header from the penalty spot and a Harold Preciado strike saw Shenzhen take a 2-0 lead after 31 minutes.