Veteran striker Roberto Soldado put Granada ahead after just four minutes with a left-foot volley from Yangel Herrera's cross and the Spanish side's nerves were well and truly calmed six minutes later, when Kenedy doubled their lead.
Elhami was banned from coaching activities by the Disciplinary Committee of the Iranian Football Federation.
Dortmund CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke has demanded that everybody obey the rules and "diligently take the great chance we have been given in sports."
In group D, the two matches ended with lopsided results as Al Nassr defeated Sepahan FC 2-0 and Al Sadd SC overcame Al Ain FC 4-0.
The Blacks and Yellows have put together a squad with exceptionally talented youngsters and seem the only serious challenger.
Dortmund's season opener this Saturday evening against Borussia Moenchengladbach might well deliver first impressions of how the top German league's 2020/21 story might end.
DALIAN, China, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- Guangzhou R&F ousted defending champions Shanghai Shenhua 5-3 on penalties in the first round of the 2020 China Football Association Cup (CFA Cup), while Guangzhou Evergrande beat Henan Jianye 2-0 on Friday night.
Lucien Favre then brought on Marco Reus for his return after a long injury lay-off, and the German international paid back his trust seconds later, beating Weinkauf following a free-kick at the hour mark.
On the women's side, the FIVB website said the result is hard to predict because eight of the top 10, including the top six, in the FIVB rankings are not from Europe. Enditem
He insisted the club would keep faith in Torrent, who worked alongside Guardiola at Barcelona, Bayern Munich and Manchester City before taking charge of New York City in 2019.
Will Schalke 04 and Werder Bremen experience a change around after both fallen giants only narrowly survived a terrible last season?