"We surprised Al-Taawoun with our physical presence which gave us the upper hand," said Resan.
Stage One involves 32 groups of four players, with the player who tops each group progressing to Stage Two.
Jobst spoke about the intense efforts to prepare one of Germany's most prominent clubs for the future and join Europe's top sides over the next years.
The hosts almost made it four moments later but Matthias Ginter hacked Felix Passlack's shot off the goal line.
The Israeli club scored the opening goal in a clever team execution of a free kick from 20 meters in the 30th minute. Instead of shooting on goal, Dutch midfielder Tjaronn Chery produced an impressive pass to Australian striker Nikita Rukavytsya, who passed to midfielder Yuval Ashkenazi for an easy goal.
"Hopefully we will renew our cooperation someday in the future. We are family as always," the club added.
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Only 4,985 fans will be in the stadium for Kaiserslautern against Dresden in the third tier.
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