Frank Lampard's expensively assembled Chelsea side also began the new season with three points, winning 3-1 away at Brighton & Hove Albion in the Monday evening kick-off.
"We will also invest and actively explore how to develop global markets, setting up offices in different countries (and regions) to explore more business opportunities and further establish training centers for future stars.
Qian Jiegei (R) of Shanghai Greenland Shenhua vies with Wen Yongjun of Guangzhou R&F during the first round match between Shanghai Greenland Shenhua and Guangzhou R&F at the CFA (The Chinese Football Association) Cup Dalian Division in Dalian, northeast China's Liaoning Province, Sept. 18, 2020. (Xinhua/Long Lei)
"He's an important leader for the team and a big part of what we're building. He wants to be up there with the best players in the world and leave his mark and he can achieve that here," commented Arsenal coach Mikel Arteta. Enditem
While Bayern confirmed Thiago Alcantara's departure (the Spaniard is joining Liverpool for 24 million euros) the Bayern coach is facing a campaign that started with an incomplete squad.
Meanwhile, FIFA president Gianni Infantino restated FIFA's support for the football community during the crisis.
"Depending on the future direction about the club's sporting and economic ambition, we could only consider working with partners who definitely have proof a connection to the club's identity," Jobst underlined.
In stoppage time, Zhang Chengdong's right-footed volley enabled Hebei to cut the deficit to 3-2.
The KPL, the body mandated to manage the local premier league, had taken Football Kenya Federation (FKF) to the Sports Disputes Tribunal (SDT) seeking to overturn the decision to prematurely end the 2019/2020 top-flight season and declare Gor champions.
NFABD also informed that the next national call-up in the FIFA calendar will be from October 5-13. Enditem
The other match in Group A between Al-Wahda of the United Arab Emirates and Iran's Esteghlal FC was abandoned.