Newcastle United also won away from home, defeating West Ham United 2-0 with goals from debutants Callum Wilson and Jeff Hendrick, and Crystal Palace made light of a lengthy injury list to beat Southampton 1-0 at Selhurst Park thanks to Wilfried Zaha's strike. Enditem
The South American zone World Cup qualifiers were originally scheduled to begin in late March but were suspended because of the coronavirus pandemic.
To keep fit, the club is holding separate training sessions of not more than five players each at different locations while beefing up its squad in readiness for continental football and defending their crown.
Koeman had expressed an interest in signing Dutch international Memphis Depay from French side Lyon, but in a TV interview on late on Tuesday, he explained that Barca's economic situation was complicating the deal.
The two-day competition will see the country's most prestigious female race walkers, including world record holder Liu Hong and world champion Yang Jiayu, vying for the women's 20km title on Sunday. Enditem
Polish midfielder Adrian Mierzejewski scored Chongqing's third goal in the 71st minute, helping Chongqing to clinch a 3-0 victory over Qingdao.
NAIROBI, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- Kenya's football club Gor Mahia are waiting for the go-ahead from the government to resume sporting activity before embarking on preparations to represent the nation at the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Champions League next season.
The hero of the night became the home team's Moldavian striker Ion Nicolaescu who tied the game five minutes before the end of regulation on his debut and then put Dunajska Streda ahead 4-3 six minutes into overtime with a quick and un-saveable shot from the edge of the box.
In the game against Shenzhen FC, Jiangsu Suning broke the deadlock in the 31st minute. Shenzhen keeper Guo Wei could only parry Gao Tianyi's shot and Ivan Santini turned in the rebound.
Esteghlal is currently headed by interim coach Majid Namjoo Motlagh at the ongoing ACL competitions. Enditem
"I feel unhappy even though I won. The result is not good, my friend Ge could have done better than me," said Kong.