Also on Saturday, Andre Villas-Boas' Marseille, still struggling for a win, was held by Metz 1-1 at home.
TEHRAN, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) -- The new season of Iran's Professional League (IPL) will begin on Oct. 22, the Tehran Times daily reported on Thursday.
Players of Al Ahli Saudi FC celebrate after winning the AFC Asian Champions League round of 16 match between Al Ahli Saudi FC of Saudi Arabia and Shabab Al Ahli Dubai of United Arab Emirates in Doha, capital of Qatar, Sept. 26, 2020. Al Ahli of Saudi Arabia defeated Shabab Al Ahli Dubai 4-3 on penalties to progress to the quarterfinals. (Photo by Nikku/Xinhua)
Meanwhile, the 2-0 defeat against underdogs FC Augsburg showed that Dortmund hasn't solved the problems that have accompanied the side over recent years.
Liu Fumin is confident of the future. "The sports industry has been influenced, but at the same time, the Chinese economy is still moving ahead, and the Chinese sports industry is still developing," he said.
Tao Guannan from Guangdong and Shandong's Liu Zongyu took second and third places respectively.
In a tightly contested first quarter, the two sides saw many lead changes before it was knotted at 21-all.
To solve the problems seems the biggest challenge for Schneider. He has to find a solution to a situation that has led to 10 coaches being sacked in the past decade.
Pedro latched onto Giorgian De Arrascaeta's cross to fire in a shot from close-range, just two minutes after Patrick de Paula had put his team ahead with a thumping 20-yard effort.
The AFC Futsal Championship, AFC Women's Futsal Championship, AFC U-20 Futsal Championship and AFC Beach Soccer Championship will also become AFC Asian Cups.
HOHHOT, Sept. 28 (Xinhua) -- The Naadam festival, featuring desert-based sports events, kicked off on Monday in Naiman Banner, Tongliao City, north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.