Dominik Greif, the man guarding the visitor's goal on the opposite end, erased the home team's greatest scoring chance in a similar manner in the 81st minute after a square pass attempt.
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
The other match in Group A between Al-Wahda of the United Arab Emirates and Iran's Esteghlal FC was abandoned.
In the 28th minute, thanks to a short cross from Cedric Bakambu on the midfield, Renato Augusto dribbled through defender Ding Haifeng and contributed a calm tap-in to pull one back.
BEIJING, Sept. 20 (Xinhua) -- Olympic 20km race walk champion Liu Hong made her season debut on Sunday, beating world champion Yang Jiayu to win the women's title at the 2020 Chinese Race Walk Championships in Taian, Shandong province.
The new season is said to be Lucien Favre's last chance to turn things around after the side failed to overtake their high-spending Bavarian rivals in the past two years.
The first half started slowly, but things quickly changed when Argentina's Gonzalo Martinez sent an indirect free-kick with surgical accuracy onto the head of Hamdallah, the Moroccan making no mistake from six yards to put his team ahead at the half-hour mark.
Hoffenheim dominated possession and produced more promising chances but Horn was on guard to deny Kramaric and Pavel Kaderabek in the 18th minute.
BEIJING, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- For the first time in history, the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) league will introduce a salary cap for the coming 2020-2021 season.
Celeste head coach Oscar Tabarez named six uncapped players in the squad: Ronald Araujo, Mauro Arambarri, Nicolas De La Cruz, Diego Rossi, Damian Suarez and Rodrigo Munoz.
BERLIN, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- The latest survey among Bundesliga coaches seems to be a disappointment for Borussia Dortmund.