Wagner's time in Gelsenkirchen might soon expire as it seems only a win against Werder Bremen this Saturday evening can save him from being sacked.
However, Xu and Diao Linyu collided during the beginning of the third set but neither was injured. Shanghai then accumulated a seven-point lead from deftly placed shots and took the set.
ROME, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) -- Zlatan Ibrahimovic continued to prove his value as the hitman scored twice against Bologna on Monday, helping AC Milan to a good start to the new Serie A season.
Former Barcelona midfielder Paulinho made it 2-0 for the defending champions in the 25th minute when another naturalized player Fei Nanduo, known as Fernandinho in Brazil, saw his shot parried by Henan goalkeeper Wu Yan, and the ball rebounded to the feet of Paulinho, who tapped it in.
The deadlock was broken in the 37th minute as Huanghai's Gao Xiang jumped high above the Teda defender to head in Yang Yu's unexpected cross.
SUZHOU, China, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- Romain Alessandrini scored twice as Qingdao Huanghai swept Tianjin Teda 3-0 in the 13th round of the Chinese Super League (CSL), while Shanghai SIPG secured the top spot of Suzhou Division with a 1-0 victory over Beijing Guoan Friday evening.
There should be goals when Sheffield United face Leeds United in Sunday's Yorkshire derby, which could be a baptism of fire for Leeds' new signing Diego Llorente given that his side has scored seven times and conceded the same number in their first two games of the campaign.
The 20-year-old kept a clean sheet after clearing 5.82 meters. Reigning world champion Sam Kendricks of the United States and France's former world record holder Renaud Lavillenie needed their third attempts to leap off 5.82m.
Forward Deng Ziming had injected new energy for Shijiazhuang in the second half. Goalkeeper Deng Xiaofei was sent off in the 46th minute after receiving a second yellow card, and Zambian defender Stoppila Sunzu converted the penalty kick for Shijiazhuang to pull one back.
Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane was without Eden Hazard, Marco Asensio and Isco, but he produced a surprise by including Martin Odegaard, who spent last season on loan in San Sebastian, in his starting 11 and leaving Casemiro on the subs bench.
BERLIN, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- RB Leipzig have sealed the deal with Crystal Palace striker Alexander Sorloth from Norway, the Bundesliga club announced in an official statement via the club's homepage on Tuesday.