Real Madrid kicked off with a 0-0 draw away to Real Sociedad in their opening game, which again highlighted their problems in creating chances. Zinedine Zidane is still likely to be without Eden Hazard and Marco Asensio due to fitness problems, and there is a slight doubt over Martin Odegaard, who returned a positive COVID-19 test result, followed by a negative in a second test on Tuesday.
"You know what is happening in life and in football and what the press are saying. My departure had been talked about and the coach's phone call confirmed it," explained Suarez.
In the other match of Group C, Almoez Ali scored his third goal of the league to help Al Duhail SC beat Persepolis FC 1-0 and overtake the latter to lead the group.
Bosnia and Herzegovina's Dejan Mileusnic, the 2016 Balkan champion, finished third with 79.57m. Enditem
Diego Martinez's side kicked off with a 2-0 win at home to Athletic Club, won 4-0 away in Albania in the Europa League qualifying round and then defeated Alaves this Sunday.
With the win, Esteghlal edged Al Shorta on goal difference to finish second behind Al Ahli, who were confirmed group winners before the match. Enditem
Last week, second division striker Philipp Hoffmann refused to play for his team Karlsruher SC after he had told the club his plans to join Union Berlin.
Selby, 37, began the first stage by beating Fergal O'Brien 3-1 in the four-man group. Then the world number four defeated Brandon Sargeant with the same scoreline before drawing 2-2 with Chinese player Lyu Haotian in the last match.
Chelsea were the summer's big spenders and the game was a big test of both their and Liverpool's title credentials, but things swung dramatically Liverpool's way as Andreas Christensen was sent off for pulling Mane back when he was through on goal in the first half injury time.
The striker said that joining Atletico Madrid was an "attractive challenge" and that he had spoken to Antoine Griezmann and Uruguay international Diego Godin about the club.
The 27-year-old Llorente will cost Leeds 20 million euros (about 23.4 million U.S. dollars), which is 13 million euros more than Real Sociedad paid to buy him from Real Madrid in 2017. However, Real Sociedad have to pay 30 percent of any profit of the sale to Real Madrid.