Kuopio's Nigerian striker Aniekpeno Udoh got in front of Bratislava's goalkeeper Greif and had no trouble scoring from close range after a low pass from the right side.
In the women's draw, top seed Simona Halep of Romania beat Ukraine's Dayana Yastremska 7-5, 6-4.
Many fans meanwhile hope Matthaeus is wrong and the new season is going to end after a fierce battle. Looking at the Blacks and Yellows unlimited pool of exceptional talents, coach Lucien Favre seems to be able to play a fluid and attacking football.
Tan sealed the win for Changchun with a drive in the 81st minute.
Bifouma (R) of Shenzhen FC shoots during the first round match between Jiangsu Suning and Shenzhen FC of CFA (The Chinese Football Association) Cup Dalian Division in Dalian, northeast China's Liaoning Province, Sept. 18, 2020. (Xinhua/Pan Yulong)
Tractor parted company with Saket Elhami recently and signed a 3-year deal with Mansourian for an undisclosed fee.
The 31-year-old recently commented that he would like to return to the Premier League and said Madrid had blocked previous attempts to leave.
BERLIN, Sept 17 (Xinhua) -- Quitting has never been an option for Belgian footballer Benito Raman.
Having to play every two to three days after only one week of rest "is the biggest challenge all of us have had to face in their career so far." Trying to continue at the highest level requires going beyond physical and mental limits as fan expectations fans are growing.
Abdou Diallo was sent off for a second yellow cards after 65 minutes and Juan Bernat limped off the pitch in the 85th minute, which forced Tuchel's side to have to play with nine men for the last 10 minutes.
The Arsenal captain scored a brace in last season's FA Cup final as Arsenal came from behind to beat Chelsea 2-1. He also netted in Arsenal's 3-0 victory over Fulham last Saturday in their first game of the new Premier League season.