More than other clubs, Schalke has suffered from games behind closed doors. "Schalke is a club with a very close connection to its enthusiastic fans. To play without them feels strange," he commented.
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.
Granada dedicated the rest of the game to conserving energy ahead of their weekend La Liga game at home to Alaves, while the home side were reduced to 10 men in the 80th minute after Fabjan Beqja was sent off for two yellow cards.
LONDON, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- Premier League champions Liverpool confirmed the signing of Spain international midfielder Thiago Alcantara from Bayern Munich on Friday in a deal worth around 30 million euros.
The Kazakh Super League runners-up evened the score two minutes before halftime, as Brazilian star Vagner Love found the net after an accurate pass from captain Gafurzhan Suyumbayev.
He insisted the club would keep faith in Torrent, who worked alongside Guardiola at Barcelona, Bayern Munich and Manchester City before taking charge of New York City in 2019.
"The GFA wishes to express our deepest condolences to the families of the eight young footballers who passed away after the car they were traveling on submerged," the GFA said in a statement.
"Depending on the future direction about the club's sporting and economic ambition, we could only consider working with partners who definitely have proof a connection to the club's identity," Jobst underlined.
SHAOXING, China, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- Chinese sprinter Xie Zhenye dashed to a 20.72 second win in men's 200m at 2020 Chinese National Athletics Championships here on Thursday.
The plan includes only personal tickets for locals, and alcohol is banned. Away fans are not allowed. Investigations will also be made into the effects on traffic, aerosols, fans arrivals, and departures.
The Foals responded but neither Stefan Lainer nor Lars Stindl was able to overcome Burki before the half-time whistle.