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.
Both sides exchanged spikes from the very beginning until they tied at 12-12. Xue Yizhi then made four points from a block and three kills to initiate a 9-1 scoring run for Beijing who kept it until the end of the set.
‘Domestic skiers will be able to share contacts with international skiers.’….. ‘This is a very rare opportunity, and it will also make the domestic skiing level rise sharply.’
Huanghai got the opener in the 37th minute when Gao Xiang headed in left-back Yang Yu's cross.
Shenhua doubled the lead eight minutes after the break when Peng's header found Bi Jinhao, who resisted a shoulder-to-shoulder challenge in the box to drill home.
BUCHAREST, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) -- Three Javelin throwers exceeded the meeting record at the Balkan Championships in Cluj-Napoca on Sunday, while Moldova's Andrian Mardare emerged victorious with 83.60m.
Wuhan ranked fifth with 16 points, only one point behind the fourth-placed Shijiangzhuang Ever Bright and two points behind the third-placed Hebei China fortune, while Chongqing sat sixth with 15 points before the match.
The top four teams at the end of the qualifying tournament will automatically earn a World Cup berth. The fifth-ranked side will advance to an intercontinental playoff over two legs.
The top three finishers all achieved 5.82m but Kendricks and Lavillenie had to settle for the second and third places respectively on countbacks.
LONDON, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- English Premier League club Everton announced on Thursday the full details of their plans for a 52,888 capacity stadium on Liverpool's World Heritage Site waterfront.
Brighton meanwhile impressed with a 3-0 thrashing of Newcastle United and the game is already looking like a watershed moment for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, who needs a quick reaction in order to calm jittery Old Trafford nerves.