Real Madrid controlled most of the ball in its league debut away to Real Sociedad a week ago, but failed to create enough chances to win the game, raising questions about what was also the club's main problem last season.
For the third consecutive week, La Liga changed the kick off times of two matches at short notice, with the Basque derby between Eibar and Athletic Club, which was originally scheduled to be played on Friday night, moved to Sunday lunchtime, while Sevilla's debut away to Cadiz has been brought forward from Monday night to Sunday evening.
In the Changzhou division, Kunshan FC edged Changchun Yatai 1-0, Nantong Zhiyun held a 1-1 draw with Sichuan Jiuniu, and Xinjiang Tianshan Leopard tied with Heilongjiang Lava Spring 0-0. Enditem
DOHA, Sept. 23 (Xinhua) -- Esteghlal FC have cruised into the 2020 AFC Champions League Round of 16 with a comfortable 3-0 victory over Group A leader Al Ahli Saudi FC in matchday six on Wednesday.
The Belgian then played a major role in the second goal in the 33rd minute, setting up Raheem Sterling, whose ball into space was put into the empty net from 10 yards by Phil Foden.
But he has fallen out of favor under Atletico's current manager Jorge Sampaoli and has not played for the club since March.
The first half saw fierce confrontation from both sides, as Hebei was eager to win a ticket to the championship game, while Tianjin had good morale from the latest match, and didn't want to lag behind.
Granada were last season's surprise package with a seventh place finish qualifying them for Europe for the first time in the club's history and the first week of this season implies their second campaign could be just as good.
Hours later, Jiangsu Suning regained the second place after playing out a 0-0 stalemate with Shanghai Shenhua.
Brazilian news outlet O Globo said former Atletico Madrid duo Diego Ribas and Filipe Luis were among the players to test positive. Others were Chile international right-back Mauricio Isla, winger Bruno Henrique, forward Michael Delgado and defender Matheuzinho, the report added.
"I am shocked and saddened to learn of the death of eight young sons of our great football family who died following a car accident on Saturday. I hasten to extend to you, on behalf of all members of the CAF Executive Committee, the sincerest condolences and I wish a speedy recovery to the injured," he said.