TEHRAN, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- Alireza Mansourian was appointed as the new head coach of Iran's top-flight Tractor soccer club on Thursday, the official website of the club reported.
Dortmund's season opener this Saturday evening against Borussia Moenchengladbach might well deliver first impressions of how the top German league's 2020/21 story might end.
Although Qingdao Huanghai's Cordova Cleo converted a penalty with a low shot to the corner in the 31st minute, A Lan scored twice and helped Guoan turn the game around for the 2-1 victory.
"I didn't think I was totally ready for the event, but I was happy that I wasn't affected by others and finally made it," said the veteran Liu.
New signing Donny van de Beek came into the game as a substitute and gave United a chance with a goal on his debut, but Zaha's excellent second strike five minutes from time condemned them to defeat.
"There was kind of this confusion between the indoor and outdoor record - it's kind of merged. I already had the world record but I wanted to clear everything up and be the best outdoor," said the Swede, who had taken 13 attempts at 6.15m in the season before the night.
MEXICO CITY, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- Veteran goalkeeper Alfredo Talavera has been recalled to Mexico's national squad for the first time in more than two years for friendlies against Costa Rica and the Netherlands, the country's football federation said on Wednesday.
Along with the salary cap for domestic players, there is another "cap" for foreign players. A CBA club can spend no more than 7,000,000 US dollars on signing foreign players.
Kurt Zouma completed the scoring on 66 minutes, as his low shot from a corner was deflected past the unfortunate Ryan.
Al-Taawoun will face Persepolis again on Friday.
MADRID, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- Defending La Liga champions Real Madrid kick off their 2020-21 league campaign with a difficult visit to play Real Sociedad on Sunday evening.