RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- A dramatic stoppage-time goal from substitute Walter da Silva gave Brazil's Athletico Paranaense a 3-2 away victory over Bolivian side Jorge Wilstermann as the Copa Libertadores resumed from a six-month coronavirus hiatus on Tuesday.
In Group B, a late Hattan Bahebri strike helped Saudi Arabia's Al-Hilal defeat the ten men of Uzbekistan side Pakhtakor 2-1.
The second stage of CSL, scheduled from October 16 to November 12, adopts a two-legged knockout format with each team playing six games to decide their final rankings of the season.
In the opening round of CONMEBOL qualifiers, beginning on October 8, Colombia host Venezuela, Uruguay are home to Chile, Bolivia visit Brazil, Paraguay welcome Peru and Ecuador travel to Argentina. Enditem
The plan includes only personal tickets for locals, and alcohol is banned. Away fans are not allowed. Investigations will also be made into the effects on traffic, aerosols, fans arrivals, and departures.
The announcement followed a video conference call involving CONMEBOL officials and FIFA president Gianni Infantino, in which the Paraguay-based entity sought guarantees that clubs would release their players.
BERLIN, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese market plays a vital role in Schalke 04's attempt to create a prosperous future after last season's setbacks, both on the pitch and financially.
Sharjah's chances of progressing to the next round now hang on their ability to collect three points in the reverse fixture on Friday.
"To have kept the team together might turn into our big advantage," Borussia's managing director Max Eberl said.
The other four games of the Suzhou Division will be played on Saturday and the second round is scheduled on November 26. Enditem
It was short-lived joy for the hosts though, as Hoffenheim had the last laugh when Kramaric unleashed a 15-meter hammer to snatch the 3-2 win in injury-time.