Knowing that a two-goal margin win would secure their place in the Round of 16 alongside Al Ahli and ahead of Al Shorta, Esteghlal pressed hard from the outset and opened the scoring in the 29th minute when Mehdi Ghaedi, assisted by Farshid Esmaeili on the edge of the box, drilled a powerful drive that nestled into the bottom corner despite Al Owais' best efforts to save the shot.
Although both Li and Wang were substituted in the third set, Tianjin's young players Wang Yizhu and Chen Boya combined for 10 points to sail to the victory.
In Sunday's only other fixture, Vasco da Gama missed the chance to stay in touch with leaders Atletico Mineiro after a 1-0 defeat at Coritiba. Robson Fernandes struck the winner from the penalty spot in the 90th minute.
Everything changed after the break with Son latching onto another Kane through ball in the 47th minute to put his side ahead, before adding two more in the 64th and 74th minutes.
ACCRA, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- The Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) and the Confederation of African Football (CAF) have expressed their condolences and support to the Ghana Football Association (GFA) over the death of eight teenage footballers in a road accident.
However, apart from pride and joy, other topics are seemingly keeping the Bavarian's coach Hansi Flick's mind busy. The 55-year-old is turning his thoughts to future challenges.
SUZHOU, China, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- Shanghai SIPG edged Beijing Guoan 1-0 in the 13th round of the Chinese Super League (CSL) here on Friday, securing the top spot of Suzhou Division.
There will be an exciting lineup in the women's 3,000m. The event will consist of Kenyan quartet Hellen Obiri and Beatrice Chepkoech, 2019 world champions over 5,000m and 3,000m steeplechase respectively, in addition to Olympic 3,000m steeplechase silver medalist Hyvin Kiyeng, and world 5,000m runner-up Margaret Chelimo.
The opening and closing ceremonies will not be downscaled as previously revealed but the measures did mention that "simplifying the overall contents" of the opening and closing ceremonies are under "on-going consideration."
After both sides traded points in the beginning of the second set, Li scored a pair of spikes to initiate Tianjin's 9-1 run, which Hebei failed to cut it until the end of the set.
Viera bagged his second with a stunning free kick in the 56th minute, before Cedric Bakambu added the fifth in the 85th minute.