Saba also sent his best wishes to his compatriot Eran Zahavi, the last season's CSL top scorer who left Guangzhou R&F to join the national team recently. "I miss him. We have a great understanding on the pitch. I hope he could play well to help the Israeli national team achieve good results," he noted.
Bruno Nazario equalized shortly after with a dipping free-kick that rebounded in off the crossbar after a clumsy attempt to parry the ball clear by goalkeeper Cassio.
Greece won 2-1 in Kosovo to top Group C3 on goals scored from Slovenia, who saw off Moldova 1-0. Enditem
ACCRA, Sept. 8 (Xinhua) -- Ghana has invited some 40 players into the camp of the national under-17 team, the Black Starlets, the Ghana Football Association (GFA) announced here on Tuesday.
Elsewhere, Belgium's Elise Mertens upset second seed Sofia Kenin of the United States 6-3, 6-3 to also make the last eight.
There is no doubt that the back four lined up in front of the impressive Jan Oblak is usually hard to break down; Atletico only conceded 27 league goals last season and they only lost four times in La Liga.
France's Julian Alaphilippe, who lost the yellow jersey to Yates on Wednesday after being penalized for 20 seconds for taking a bottle inside the final 20km, sprinted late to finish one second ahead of the peloton.
World championship leader Lewis Hamilton could only finish seventh after serving a time penalty for coming into the pitlane when it was closed, dropping him to the back of the field.
"I personally feel like it's an obligation to qualify," the 58-year-old Argentinian told reporters. "I play to win and I don't take losing particularly well."
The Iranian men's team, which has superstars like Saeid Marouf and Seyed Mousavi, is one of the leading powers of international volleyball. On the women's side, the country has also been progressing fast in recent years.
After the restart, Germany got a perfect start as Werner broke the deadlock on 51 minutes after capitalizing on Robin Gosens' square pass into the penalty area.