The win was a relief for the German coach and the struggling defending champions as they have scored only one goal in the opening three games, which was the worst record for the capital club since the 1984-1985 season.
With the win, Esteghlal edged Al Shorta on goal difference to finish second behind Al Ahli, who were confirmed group winners before the match. Enditem
Everything changed after the break with Son latching onto another Kane through ball in the 47th minute to put his side ahead, before adding two more in the 64th and 74th minutes.
Uruguay will meet Chile in Montevideo and Argentina face Ecuador in Buenos Aires in other opening day fixtures.
The road so far has been far from easy, especially given the difficulties created by the global COVID-19 pandemic, which "brought an extra load and challenges" for the organizers, who spared no effort delivering on their promise of a 'green, inclusive, open and clean' Games.
Vasco are now fifth with 17 points while Coritiba are 16th, six points further back. Enditem
"Atletico are very competitive and ambitious. What I want is for them to continue growing, and I will try to achieve something important," he concluded. Enditem
Speaking ahead of his side's Carabao Cup game against Barnsley on Wednesday, Chelsea coach Frank Lampard said that former Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech, who is now a technical and performance advisor at the club, had been instrumental in the signing.
"We made a lot of preparations before the game, and everyone tried his best to notch the victory, especially against a strong opponent like Guangzhou," said Li after the game. Enditem
"It was very important to win our next match after the 5-0 defeat. The Copa Libertadores is not only about skill, it's also about heart. And the players showed that."
Buddies such as Liverpool coach Juergen Klopp speak about their relationship and have become even closer. "I never thought how much I would cross my fingers for Schalke," the 2019 Champions League winner said about the growing number of phone calls between him and the best man at his wedding.