Cologne came out highly motivated after half-time and dominated proceedings, but still the "Billy Goats" squandered a number of chances.
In the other two games played on Saturday, Tianjin Teda entered the second round with a 2-0 win against Shijiazhuang Ever Bright, Wuhan Zall secured a last 16 round position after defeating Hebei China Fortune 5-4 (tied 1-1 in 90 minutes) after the penalty shootout. Enditem
The pair were then taken to Spurs' training ground in Enfield, where Bale was given a rapturous welcome by fans who had waited outside of the ground to greet him.
Abdou Diallo was sent off for a second yellow cards after 65 minutes and Juan Bernat limped off the pitch in the 85th minute, which forced Tuchel's side to have to play with nine men for the last 10 minutes.
The decisive point will be if the reluctant Swiss can set his bunch of youngsters on fire and at the same time close doors at the back.
Finland's six-time champions KuPS Kuopio will face the Lithuanian champions FK Suduva in the third round of the Europa League Qualifiers. Enditem
LONDON, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- Portugal international Diogo Jota has joined Liverpool from Wolverhampton Wanderers, the English Premier League champions confirmed on Saturday.
PARIS, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- Julian Draxler's header in stoppage time earned Paris Saint-Germain a precious 1-0 win over Metz at home on Wednesday, ending the Ligue 1 defending champions' losing streak in the opening two games of the new season.
The collaboration between Premier League and Tencent came after the termination of the English top flight's big-money contract with its former broadcaster PP Sports on September 3.
The contract between Lawson and Fujian Sturgeons terminated at the end of the 2019-2020 CBA season in August, but the club based in southeast China have the priority to extend the contract. "We haven't signed him yet," noted the statement.
The 23-year-old's displays last season earned him his first cap for Spain on September 6th as he started in his country's 4-0 UEFA Nations League win against the Ukraine.