DOHA, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- A late Shoja' Khalilzadeh goal earned Iran's Persepolis FC a valuable 1-0 victory over Saudi Arabia's Al-Taawoun FC on matchday three of the 2020 AFC Champions League Group C on Tuesday.
In the women's draw, US Open quarterfinalist Elise Mertens of Belgium disposed of Chinese Taipei's Hsieh Su-Wei 6-3, 6-1.
But just when it appeared as if Leeds would take a well-deserved point back to West Yorkshire, a loose challenge from record signing Rodrigo resulted in another penalty which Salah tucked away with unerring accuracy.
The win for Al Nassr keeps them sitting at the top of the group, while Al Sadd SC's win takes them to eight points and possibly helps them take a place in the round of 16. Enditem
In the opening game, the Viola scored the winner in the 78th minute as Gaetano Castrovilli tapped in from Federico Chiesa's assist.
Serginho then turned from hero to villain when he received a second yellow card for scything down Carlos Eduardo two minutes from time.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- Fans will return to football matches in Rio de Janeiro next month after a six-month coronavirus ban, local authorities said on Friday.
Barcelona's Lionel Messi (C) vies with Elche's Nuke Mfulu (R) during the 55th Joan Gamper Trophy friendly football match between Barcelona and Elche in Barcelona, Spain on Sept. 19, 2020. (Xinhua/Joan Gosa)
"The result didn't meet my expectation. I was just not in right tempo," Xie commented.
The changes mean that the weekend will open with Villarreal at home to Eibar, with Villarreal looking to improve on an opening day's performance that saw them held 1-1 at home by newly promoted Huesca.
Balakhnichev, former head of the Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF), told Sputnik that he did not agree with the decision of the Paris court and intends to appeal the ruling to higher judicial authorities.