"This year is a special year. Playing with the Beijing Ducks for one year, I will never forget that I see these supporters every day, which makes me so touched. Thank you all. I love you," Lin noted.
Hoffenheim dominated possession and produced more promising chances but Horn was on guard to deny Kramaric and Pavel Kaderabek in the 18th minute.
Angelo Preciado, Gabriel Torres, Jairo Sanchez, and Beder Caicedo piled further misery on their opponents with second-half goals.
The BWF is looking into possible alternative dates to reschedule the world men's and women's team championship, but not before 2021.
The idea to add some leadership skills to exiting teenage talents could well pay off if the Swiss coach can create stability.
Al-Taawoun lost its last match to Iran's Persepolis 1-0 on Tuesday, but is still atop of Group C with six points from three matches.
During Iran's Hazfi Cup final match between Tractor and Esteghlal earlier this month, Elhami got involved in a controversial moment by protesting the referee's performance.
Argentina will host Ecuador at the Bombonera in Buenos Aires on October 8 before a clash with Bolivia in La Paz five days later.
Ge Manqi dominated in the women's 100m race with a 11.35s, Yang Huizhen and Guo Zhongze won the women and men's 400m respectively. Hu Zhiying and Liang Qi claimed victories in the women and men's 1500m. Wu Yanni won the women's 100m hurdles, while Ma Qun was the winner of the men's javelin. Enditem
In Group G's other match, Al-Ain FC and Al-Sadd SC shared the points in a thrilling 3-3 draw. Enditem
TEHRAN, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- Interim coach of Iran's Esteghlal FC Majid Namjoo Motlagh said his side is ready to meet Iraq's Al Shorta in the AFC Champions League, Persian Football website reported on Saturday.