One man down, Ajax nevertheless managed to score and secure the victory. Brazilian signing Antony, who arrived from Sao Paulo FC, gave his team the lead in his league debut. Sparta had chances to equalize in the remainder of the match, but Ajax held on for the win.
In the other match of the day, Shenzhen Nankeda crushed Jiangsu Weikeduo 5-0 to sit fifth. Enditem
The ace claimed six ranking titles last season but failed to defend his world championship title in the season-ending tournament.
The top flight club continued on the front foot but failed to put the result beyond doubt ahead of time, as Leonardo Bittencourt and Selke wasted promising opportunities.
LONDON, Sept. 11 (Xinhua) -- The Premier League are trying hard to find broadcast solutions for fans in China, said Richard Masters, chief executive of the English football top flight on Friday.
While consensus among the F1 fraternity was that the Italian Mugello circuit's fast sweeping turns and frequent undulation would be the season's biggest physical challenge for the drivers, there were fears that a lack of heavy braking zones would make overtaking difficult.
"'Smart Games' will be a golden name-card for Hangzhou 2022, and we are committed to staging a sport and cultural extravaganza that is successful, excellent, satisfying and unforgettable," said Chen Weiqiang, deputy secretary-general of the HAGOC and vice mayor of Hangzhou.
Relying on the cloud technology of Alibaba, Hangzhou 2022 strives to become the first "Asian Games in the Cloud," using cloud intelligent technology in core systems including event management, event results, and event support.
In other matches on Sunday, Atletico Goianiense won 1-0 at Bahia, Atletico Mineiro secured a 2-1 home win against Bragantino and Fortaleza drew 1-1 at Gremio. Enditem
Zverev, 23, was in top form in the first set as he displayed an impressive serve and volley game to triumph 6-2 in just 30 minutes.
The Champions League finalists kicked off their league title defence on Thursday with a shock 1-0 defeat at newly-promoted Lens, in a game which Tuchel fielded several young players such as 18-year-old league debutants Kays Ruiz-Atil and Arnaud Kalimuendo and 20-year-old goalkeeper Marcin Bulka, who was just making his second appearance for the first team.