Only four minutes into the second half, Sharjah displayed their counter attacking skills as Welliton beat the last defender and found the net with his left.
The match was decisive to both teams, as only two rounds were left in the first phase. Sierra Leone striker Buya Turay broke the deadlock for Hebei in the 7th minute with a volley from a cross by Marcao.
The UEFA Super Cup is an annual match between the reigning champions of the two European major football competitions, the UEFA Champions League and the UEFA Europa League.
The world and Olympic 3,000m steeplechase champion Kipruto, who missed the opening leg of Diamond League series in Monaco in August after testing positive for COVID-19, will return to action after shaking off the virus.
Peng Xinli broke the deadlock in the 37th minute as the midfielder burst into the box and prodded into the net from close range.
The Wolves took a hard-earned win and are now one victory away from booking their berth in the Europa League's group stage, as ten-man Desna were unable to cause surprise.
With the win, Esteghlal edged Al Shorta on goal difference to finish second behind Al Ahli, who were confirmed group winners before the match. Enditem
"We gave up our own advantage in tactics, only to let Jiangsu play its way comfortably," said Shanghai head coach Wang Zhiteng.
Eight teenage footballers lost their lives late Saturday last week when their driver lost control and plunged the vehicle into the Offin river located in Ghana's Ashanti region. Enditem
BEIJING, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- Fresh from celebrating the 500-day countdown, the Beijing 2022 organizers decided to host tests events through closed-loop management for public health concerns.
Former NMA president Sherpa, who knew Ang Rita closely, said the veteran climber was suffering from liver and vain related health issues. He was hospitalized in 2017 after suffering from a brain hemorrhage.