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
"There is a lot of talk about a tight season and our small squad. I am sure we will have a strong squad with every position doubled up," goalkeeper Manuel Neuer commented.
Crystal Palace's win at Old Trafford means they are one of five teams with six points from two games and they will face another team with a perfect start when Everton visit Selhurst Park on Saturday afternoon. The game sees the side with the best pass completion numbers in the Premier League (Everton 88.3 percent) against Palace, who have the worst a pass completion rate (56.4 percent), so it's probably fair to say we can expect a contrast in styles.
Monday's match also saw Guangzhou R&F edge Dalian Pro 1-0 by Ye Chugui's late goal in the 92nd minute. The three points also helped R&F join the chase for fourth place in Dalian.
Chengdu broke the deadlock in the 52nd minute with a low drive from Serbian forward Nikola Djurdjic at close range to make it 1-0.
The 27-year-old Llorente will cost Leeds 20 million euros (about 23.4 million U.S. dollars), which is 13 million euros more than Real Sociedad paid to buy him from Real Madrid in 2017. However, Real Sociedad have to pay 30 percent of any profit of the sale to Real Madrid.
The pair have not played for Colombia since the team's penalty shootout defeat to Chile in the quarterfinals of last year's Copa America in Brazil.
"I know that this cruel loss has brought immense sorrow and I would like you to know that the African football fraternity shares in this pain," Ahmad added.
BERLIN, Sept. 26 (Xinhua) -- Augsburg extended their perfect start to the new Bundesliga season after goals from Felix Uduokhai and Daniel Caligiuri sunk Borussia Dortmund 2-0 in the second round of matches on Saturday.
Jiangsu had slight advantage from the very beginning and moved towards winning the first set gradually and steadily.
Aston Villa dominated nearly the whole game, and their task was made much easier after John Egan's red card in the 12th minute.