Forward Deng Ziming had injected new energy for Shijiazhuang in the second half. Goalkeeper Deng Xiaofei was sent off in the 46th minute after receiving a second yellow card, and Zambian defender Stoppila Sunzu converted the penalty kick for Shijiazhuang to pull one back.
LONDON, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) -- Manchester City kicked off their Premier League season with a 3-1 win away to Wolves on Monday evening.
Knowing that a two-goal margin win would secure their place in the Round of 16 alongside Al Ahli and ahead of Al Shorta, Esteghlal pressed hard from the outset and opened the scoring in the 29th minute when Mehdi Ghaedi, assisted by Farshid Esmaeili on the edge of the box, drilled a powerful drive that nestled into the bottom corner despite Al Owais' best efforts to save the shot.
In the day's other match, South Korean striker Son Heung Min scored four goals as Tottenham produced a second half blitz to win 5-2 away to Southampton.
Despite being only two league games into the 2020/2021 season, the reigning Bayern seems to be on the limit after the loss of Thiago Alcantara, Ivan Perisic, and Philippe Coutinho.
MADRID, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) -- FC Barcelona on Monday announced that they have reached an agreement to loan Senegalese international full back Moussa Wague to Greek side PAOK Salonika for the remainder of the season.
According to reports, Saba will sign for three seasons at his new club, earning about 3 million U.S. dollars per year.
Wuhan once had a good chance to pull one back in the 43rd minute when midfielder Liu Yun sent an accurate cross in the penalty area, but forward Dong Xuesheng failed to touch the ball.
LONDON, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- West Ham United manager David Moyes, French defender Issa Diop and Irish midfielder Josh Cullen have tested positive for COVID-19, confirmed the English Premier League side on Tuesday.
DALIAN, China, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- Shandong Luneng beat Henan Jianye 2-0 in the 13th round to secure a top eight spot in the Chinese Super League (CSL) on Thursday.
"Some of our players are newly came back from national team training, it's normal for them to face some difficulties in cooperation with other team mates," said Jiangsu head coach Cai Bin.