New Betis coach Manuel Pellegrini made his presence felt as his side defended much better than they did last season in their 1-0 win away to Alaves last week, while Valladolid were slightly unlucky to only draw 1-1 at home with Real Sociedad.
Esteghlal parted company with Farhad Majidi at the end of Iran's super league season and reportedly has not reached an agreement with Italian coach Andrea Stramaccioni.
The region's qualifiers are scheduled to begin in October, more than six months later than originally planned because of the global health crisis.
Erling Haaland (front) of Dortmund vies with Nico Elvedi of Moenchengladbach during a German Bundesliga match between Borussia Dortmund and Borussia Moenchengladbach in Dortmund, Germany, Sept. 19, 2020. (Photo by Joachim Bywaletz/Xinhua)
Aubameyang scored in Arsenal's opening game of the season as they won 3-0 away last Saturday and netted 22 league goals last season (to add to the 22 he scored the previous year), as well as scoring both goals in his side's FA Cup final win over Chelsea.
Only Dortmund can spoil Bayern's plans, assumes Lothar Matthaeus. But the German record international quickly added a big if: "If Bayern makes major mistakes."
Nishikori needed six match points to seal the win in two hours at the ATP Masters event held behind closed doors at the Foro Italico.
ROME, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- Three-time Grand Slam winner Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland was bundled out of the Italian Open in the first round on Tuesday after he lost to 18-year-old Italian Lorenzo Musetti in straight sets.
BERLIN, Sept. 14 (Xinhua) -- Borussia Dortmund progressed into the second round of the German Cup after moving 5-0 past third division outfit Duisburg on Monday.
Abel Hernandez and Gabriel Boschilia each scored twice for the Brazilian outfit while Duvan Vergara, Adrian Ramos and Santiago Moreno were on target for the visitors.
Despite their dominance, Hertha needed 19 minutes to create the first clear-cut opportunity as Krzysztof Piatek's header rattled the crossbar.