DOHA, Sept. 23 (Xinhua) -- Esteghlal FC have cruised into the 2020 AFC Champions League Round of 16 with a comfortable 3-0 victory over Group A leader Al Ahli Saudi FC in matchday six on Wednesday.
Real opened their season with a 0-0 draw away to Real Sociedad on Sunday after 90 minutes where they controlled the ball for large periods, but failed to create the clear chances needed to take all three points. It's true they still lack match practice after just one warm up game and that Martin Odegaard gave glimpses that he will slot into the side with few problems. Meanwhile the return of Eden Hazard, Marco Asensio and Isco after injury should also help Zinedine Zidane, but for the moment it looks as if scoring enough goals is again going to be Zidane's main headache this season.
If Djokovic beats Schwartzman in the final, he will win a record 36th Masters title.
The following fixtures are scheduled for Saturday: Borussia Monchengladbach host Union Berlin, Bayer Leverkusen face Leipzig, Mainz meet newly-promoted Stuttgart, Augsburg clash with Borussia Dortmund, newly-promoted Arminia Bielefeld take on Cologne, and Schalke face Werder Bremen. Enditem
Ang Tshering Sherpa, former president of the Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) confirmed to Xinhua on Monday that the Nepali mountaineering legend, also known as 'Snow Leopard,' breathed his last at his daughter's residence at Bauddha area of Kathmandu on Monday morning at the age of 72 years.
Mainz were unable to put up resistance but were lucky enough that Forsberg rattled only the woodwork in the 31st minute and Angelino hit the side netting from tight angle before the half time.
Flamengo went ahead in the sixth minute when Pedro slotted a cool finish past Argentinian goalkeeper Javier Burrai after a surging run and defence-splitting pass from Gerson.
Cadiz entertain Sevilla in another rescheduled game that has taken 24 hours off Sevilla's recovery time from the European Supercup final in Budapest. Valladolid face Celta, who will hope that striker Iago Aspas continues the form he showed as they beat Valencia a week ago. Enditem
Villarreal kicked off the season with a win and a draw, but strikers Gerard Moreno and former Barca frontman, Paco Alcacer have already shown they can trouble and defense in La Liga.
On Thursday, R&F had more ball possession, but it was Shenhua who fielded 11 native players in the starting line-up and created more real chances.
Chongqing broke the deadlock in the 13th minute with a stunning goal from Brazilian forward Cirino to make it 1-0 in the first half.