LONDON, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has signed a new three-year contract with Arsenal, the English Premier League club confirmed on Tuesday.
On Friday, Persepolis beat Al-Taawoun 1-0 in Group C of the 2020 AFC Champions League thanks to Resan's penalty.
BUENOS AIRES, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- Argentinian midfielder Rodrigo Battaglia has expressed hope that his move to Deportivo Alaves will jumpstart a stalled international career.
"He is one of our cornerstones and vital figures. Everyone in the club is fond of him," the Bayern official added.
Celta received good news on Wednesday when they completed a move to bring Jeison Murillo back to the club for another season. Murillo was vital as Oscar Garcia's side escaped relegation last season and although the central defender won't play against Valencia on Saturday, his arrival is a major boost for the club.
MADRID, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- La Liga on Wednesday announced two changes to the scheduled kickoff times of the second round of matches of the season to be played this weekend.
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.
Arsenal continued their winning start to the season against West Ham with goals from Alexandre Lacazette and young striker Eddie Nketiah, who scored the winner five minutes from time after Michail Antonio had equalized just before the break. Enditem
RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- Uncapped Palmeiras teenager Gabriel Menino was Friday named in Brazil's squad for their opening 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Bolivia and Peru.
The other match in Group A between Al-Wahda of the United Arab Emirates and Iran's Esteghlal FC was abandoned.
In added time, Sharjah sealed their victory as former Kashima Antlers and Al Ain winger Caio exchanged passes with Coronado following a corner and drilled an effort from a tight angle that beat the goalkeeper to make it 4-2 in the end.