"We have played very well in the whole first phase. The next thing is to recover and keep in good form to face the second phase matches," said SIPG captain Hulk.
Jiangsu had slight advantage from the very beginning and moved towards winning the first set gradually and steadily.
Last weekend's home defeat to Crystal Palace was a shock to Manchester United fans, immediately prompting fears that last season's progress could be lost after a frustrating summer in the transfer market.
After that, control of the game was taken by the Austrians, and in the 16th minute Maccabi's defender Eitan Tibi saved a sure goal from the line, after a shot by Hungarian midfielder Dominik Szoboszlai.
MADRID, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- FC Barcelona striker Leo Messi on Friday launched a stinging criticism of the club's Board of Directors for their treatment of Luis Suarez.
The 2020 COSAFA is tentatively scheduled for Oct. 2 to 17 in Durban, South Africa, while the AFCON qualifiers will resume in November.
This Friday saw Messi publish a 'goodbye' letter of Suarez, his friend and strike partner for the past six seasons, who this week signed for Atletico Madrid after scoring 198 goals for the club.
In Sunday's other Serie A matches, Genoa crushed newly promoted Crotone 4-1 while Sassuolo tied with Cagliari 1-1. Enditem
Seven minutes later, Caio Lucas added his name to the scoresheet as Sharjah rounded off the scoring.
In the Meizhou division, Guizhou continued their winning drought after a bitter defeat to Liaoning Shenyang Urban, while Meizhou Hakka stunned Jiangxi Liansheng 4-0.
In a message posted on Weibo, China's twitter-like platform, Guangzhou R&F spoke highly of the 33-year-old Zahavi who arrived in 2016 and scored 103 goals in 117 appearances for the Guangzhou-based club.