Al Duhail opened the scoring in the 12th minute as Abdullah Al Ahrak cut inside from the right flank and unleashed a powerful drive from 25 yards that nestled into the roof of Adel Al Hosani's net.
Jobst said no other German club has been missing its fans like Schalke. "A highly charged atmosphere in our arena is part of our identity. For Schalke, it is always together with its members and fans." Enditem
Thomas Tuchel's side welcomed back goalkeeper Keylor Navas, defender Marquinhos and forward Mauro Icardi after the trio were among seven players tested positive for COVID-19, but missed Kylian Mbappe, who is still in self-quarantine at home.
Premier League fans from the Chinese mainland didn't have an official means to watch the first round matches of the new season, which kicked off on September 12. Enditem
Infantino also reiterated FIFA's prioritization of women's football through the recently-launched FIFA Women's Development Program and investment totaling one billion US dollars over the current four-year cycle.
The revised 2019-2022 revenue budget has been reduced from 6.56 billion US dollars to 6.44 billion US dollars. FIFA said the drop of 120 million dollars reflected the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, but insisted that investment in football would continue unchanged for the full 2019-2022 cycle, with a reduction in the expense budget to compensate for lower revenues.
Five minutes later, Khalid Bawazir equalized for Sharjah as the midfielder received a pass and rifled an effort that flew straight through the hands of the goalkeeper.
Every Bayern player has to forget his ego and act smartly as everyone will need a break now, he added. "Success is all about the players' contribution to the team."
The idea to add some leadership skills to exiting teenage talents could well pay off if the Swiss coach can create stability.
The teenage footballers lost their lives late Saturday when the vehicle they were traveling in was involved in the collision in the country's southern Ashanti region.
Earlier in the day, women's 200m saw Kong Lingwei win with 23.64s as top favorite Ge failed to finish the race.