With just four minutes to go, Al-Ahli found a breakthrough as former Chelsea winger Marin drove into the heart of the Al-Shorta defense, and after a quick one-two with Abdulrahman Ghareeb, the German kept his composure to slot home from six yards.
TEHRAN, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- The Iranian national soccer team have moved into the top 30 in the new FIFA world rankings, the Tehran Times daily reported on Thursday.
Feng Zhiqiang and Mo Jiadie came first in the men's and women's 400m hurdles. Xu Shuangshuang won women's 5,000m. In field events, Luo Na won women's hammer throw with 69.19m, while Wu Ruiting ranked first in the men's triple jump. Enditem
18-year-old Lorenzo Musetti of Italy, who had upset three-time Grand Slam winner Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland and Japan's top player Kei Nishikori in the tournament's opening two rounds, lost to Dominik Koepfer of Germany 6-4, 6-0.
"The result didn't meet my expectations, I was thinking about 20.50s or so," said Xie.
To secure his club's place in the Bundesliga and to make the Belgian Euro 2021 squad are his main goals for the upcoming season.
BUENOS AIRES, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- Argentinian midfielder Rodrigo Battaglia has expressed hope that his move to Deportivo Alaves will jumpstart a stalled international career.
While Leipzig has lost significant quality in person of Timo Werner (Chelsea) and Patrick Schick (Leverkusen), all hopes remain on Moenchengladbach's shoulders.
DOHA, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- Al-Ahli Saudi FC of Saudi Arabia became the first team to reach the 2020 AFC Champions League round of 16, with a late Marko Marin goal earning them a 1-0 win over Iraq's Al-Shorta in Group A on Monday.
The 37-year-old was among 26 players summoned by head coach Gerardo Martino for the Tricolor's first fixtures of the year, which will be preceded by a five day training camp starting Saturday.
Cao Yunding had a goal disallowed in the 19th minute after the Shenhua's scorer tripped Tong Lei inside the box.