The 18-year-old scored Barca's first two goals himself, before winning a penalty that was converted by Leo Messi and captured rave reviews in the press.
Before moving to the NBA, Bender played one season for Maccabi, helping the club to win the Israeli State Cup.
Striker Bi Jinhao scored a brace in the first half to seal the win for the Shanghai side in the last round of the first CSL phase.
TEHRAN, Sept. 29 (Xinhua) -- Yahya Golmohammadi, head coach of Iran's Persepolis soccer team, said that Pakhtakor are "tough" opponents in the AFC Champions League quarter-finals, Tehran Times daily reported on Tuesday.
The wild animals from the Manguo Hippo Sanctuary in the region have been straying away from their confinement up to six kilometers away, causing a threat to the community. Enditem
A winless run of 18 games from the end of last season seems to endanger the club's future more than ever before if the right steps aren't made now.
Despite difficulties caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, 2020 treble winners Bayern Munich's trip to Geneva this Thursday might have been one of the most successful in the club's history.
They will always be a threat from set pieces as Kike Garcia showed in their goal, but unless things improve fast it could be a difficult campaign in Ipurua. Enditem
Real Sociedad ruined Elche's return to the top flight as they won 3-0 in Elche's Martin Valero stadium with second half goals from Portu, Adnan Januzaj and Roberto Lopez.
Other games played on Wednesday sees Atletico Madrid (and Luis Suarez fresh from two goals on his debut) travel to face recently promoted Huesca, while Villarreal entertain Alaves, who are without a win so far this season and Eibar are at home to Elche.
On Saturday, a lower labor court suspended the match, citing a high risk of infection among players, officials, coaching staff and other workers.