Li Shenglong's fantastic diving header threw SIPG into the second round after collecting Civanildo Souza (Hulk)'s corner kick.
Former Juventus and Toronto FC forward Sebastian Giovinco broke the deadlock deep into first-half injury-time with a beautifully curled free-kick from just outside the area.
Meanwhile, the states of Schleswig-Holstein and North-Rhine Westphalia announced that they would consider higher rates of occupancy, up to one third of the arena capacity. Enditem
RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- Former Brazil international midfielder Thiago Neves has joined Sport Recife, three days after parting ways with their Brazilian Serie A rivals Gremio.
In another match of group C, Persepolis FC edged Al Taawoun 1-0 as the Iraqi midfielder Bashar Resan scored the match's only goal from the penalty spot to take Iranian side to the top of the group with seven points.
Feng Bin of Shandong competes during the Women's Discus Throw Final on Day 4 of the 2020 Chinese National Athletics Championships in Shaoxing, east China's Zhejiang Province, Sept. 18, 2020. (Xinhua/Wang Lili)
Stoppila Sunzu (R) of Shijiazhuang Ever Bright competes during the 11th round match between Tianjin Teda and Shijiazhuang Ever Bright at the postponed 2020 season Chinese Football Association Super League (CSL) Suzhou Division in Suzhou, east China's Jiangsu Province, Sept. 16, 2020. (Xinhua/Li Bo)
In the opening round of CONMEBOL qualifiers, beginning on October 8, Colombia host Venezuela, Uruguay are home to Chile, Bolivia visit Brazil, Paraguay welcome Peru and Ecuador travel to Argentina. Enditem
The seven-time German Champions (last in 1958) and five-time cup winners (last in 2011) boasts one of Europe's most successful academies.
"We had two big chances in the first half but Dortmund were more effective and clinical in front of the target today," Monchengladbach head coach Rose said.
"It's not true that I'm not counting on him," insisted Koeman, who believes a loan move is likely.