Koeman has worked with the majority of the Barca squad for three weeks and said he was content with the work done so far.
After selling Ivan Rakitic to Sevilla, Barca are currently looking to sell striker Luis Suarez, with Juventus a possible destination, while Arturo Vidal is close to joining Inter Milan.
Fans are seen in the Deutsche Bank Park prior to a German Bundesliga match between Eintracht Frankfurt and Arminia Bielefeld in Frankfurt, Germany, Sept. 19, 2020. About 6,500 fans were permitted to enter the stadium to watch the German Bundesliga match between Eintracht Frankfurt and Arminia Bielefeld in Frankfurt on Saturday. (Photo by Kevin Voigt/Xinhua)
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 second half saw Sharjah take the first lead after Moroccan defender Medhi Benatia received a red card for an elbow on Sharjah playmaker Igor Coronado, who beat the goalkeeper with a curled effort, but the ball bounced off the upright and fell to midfielder Majed Surour whose diving header help Sharjah establish the lead for the first time in the tie.
The first half of the fixture played in the north of Europe did not bring many scoring chances.
"It is a good start to the Bundesliga season but most importantly, we won today. I am of course delighted that I was able to help my team with a goal," Hertha defender Pekarik said.
Only 4,985 fans will be in the stadium for Kaiserslautern against Dresden in the third tier.
The "BVB" smoothed the way for their win with three first-half goals, while Dominic Volkmer's red card before half-time left Duisburg hopeless.
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Sept. 20 (Xinhua) -- The National Football Association of Brunei Darussalam (NFABD) has decided to cancel the Brunei Super League 2020 (BSL) due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The decision was widely welcomed not only by professional football clubs but other sports such as handball and basketball.