Tianjin once had a good chance to break the deadlock in the 56th minute when midfielder Che Shiwei was fouled by defender Cong Zhen in the penalty area. After a VAR check, the referee awarded Tianjin a penalty kick, but Ghana's striker Frank Acheampong failed to convert it to a goal.
The contract of Karimi with Esteghlal has expired and he is a free agent at the moment. Enditem
Coppa Italia holder Napoli trashed Genoa 6-0, with Chucky Lozano scoring a brace, but captain Lorenzo Insigne limped off with injury.
ACCRA, Oct.1 (Xinhua) -- Seven Ghanaian teenage footballers who died in a road traffic accident on September 19 were laid to rest on Thursday.
In the other game in the Chengdu division, after a goalless first half, Taizhou Yuanda broke the deadlock in the 54th minute to claim a 1-0 victory against Beijing Renhe, and Beijing BSU defeated Suzhou Dongwu 3-2.
Xinjiang center Han Xu made the most of her height to convert consecutive baskets. Her teammate Wang Lili followed in to score five points in a row, but Sichuan's Zhang stepped up to register 10 points in the first quarter.
The Chinese quartet of Chen, Sun Yingsha, Wang Manyu and Wang Yidi will appear in the women's singles competition, while Japan has the same number of athletes on the list, namely Ito, Ishikawa, Miu Hirano and Hitomi Sato.
Saturday's last game saw Danny Ings' fifth-minute goal against one of his former clubs give Southampton a 1-0 win away to Burnley for their first win of the season. Enditem
CHENGDU, China, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) -- Sichuan pleased home crowds by shocking title contenders Xinjiang 87-81, while Jiangsu got off to a flying start with a 85-68 victory over Beijing as the 2020-21 Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) league kicked off here on Thursday.
The second half was always going to be an anti-climax after the first 45 minutes, especially as there is another round of matches this week, but it allowed Koeman to bring Ousmane Dembele back for his first match in months after injury and allow new signings Francisco Trincao, Pedri and Miralem Pjanic to make their first team debuts. Enditem
The AFC Futsal Championship, AFC Women's Futsal Championship, AFC U-20 Futsal Championship and AFC Beach Soccer Championship will also become AFC Asian Cups.