DOHA, Sept. 23 (Xinhua) -- Esteghlal FC have cruised into the 2020 AFC Champions League Round of 16 with a comfortable 3-0 victory over Group A leader Al Ahli Saudi FC in matchday six on Wednesday.
The single-leg match was played behind closed doors in the city of Petah Tikva, after Beer Sheva's Turner Stadium was closed last month amid structural concerns.
"Atletico are very competitive and ambitious. What I want is for them to continue growing, and I will try to achieve something important," he concluded. Enditem
Leicester City will be without Wilfred Ndidi for 12 weeks with a groin injury and he will be an important absentee for their visit to face Manchester City, who kicked off their season with a 3-1 win away to Wolves, who visit West Ham.
The substitutions made an impact on Hertha's performance, as the hosts increased the pressure and were able to pin Frankfurt in their territory. However, they lacked the penetration and ideas to overcome Frankfurt's well-positioned defense.
However, the 25-year-old Kipruto will be competing in an unfamiliar event in Doha, when he takes on compatriot Brimin Kipruto, Vincent Kibet and Bethwell Birgen in the men's 1,500m event.
Tokyo 2020 President Mori Yoshiro added: "We will continue to work hard on simplifications towards next year and ask for the continued cooperation of all those involved in the Games." Enditem
After the restart, Desna took control and should have restored parity in the opening stages of the half as Guilavogui blocked Vladislav Kalitvintsev's rebound from inside the box on the goalline.
The seven goals conceded in two games strengthened Leeds' need to fortify their defense. Enditem
Manchester United's first Premier League game of the season ended in a shock 3-1 defeat at home to Crystal Palace on Saturday as Old Trafford old boy, Wilfred Zaha scored twice against his former club.
Wolfsburg came close with 32 minutes played when Maximilian Arnold's corner kick struck the crossbar before John Anthony Brooks headed just over the target from a promising position two minutes later.