Elsewhere, Eintracht Frankfurt shared the spoils with newly-promoted Arminia Bielefeld following a 1-1 draw. Augsburg downed Union Berlin 3-1 with two late goals, while Freiburg secured a 3-2 victory over newly-promoted Stuttgart. Enditem
But the draw was enough for Saint-Etienne to top the standings on goal difference over second-placed Rennes.
MADRID, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- Defending La Liga champions Real Madrid kick off their 2020-21 league campaign with a difficult visit to play Real Sociedad on Sunday evening.
Russia's Krasilnikov and Stoyanovskiy, who stymied Mol and Sorum in the semifinals of the Rome FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Finals and claimed the World Championships in Hamburg in 2019, are thought to be the most powerful competitors for the Norwegians.
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.
On the other table on Friday, Stuart Bingham topped the group by winning three matches without losing any frames.
The game between Osasuna and Getafe, which had been due to open the weekend, was moved from Friday night to Saturday afternoon, while Betis' home match against Valladolid was shifted from Monday night to Sunday evening as the result of an ongoing conflict between La Liga and the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) over kickoff times.
The Iranian Blues are scheduled to play Al Shorta on Sunday at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha in Group A of the 2020 AFC Champions League. Enditem
Yuliya Levchenko of Ukraine competes in the Women's High Jump at IAAF World Challenge Zagreb-70th Hanzekovic Memorial in Zagreb, Croatia, Sept. 15, 2020. (Igor Kralj/Pixsell via Xinhua)
Events in indoor and outdoor arena will be separate.
"Pursuing dreams is where 'Linsanity' originates, also the focal point for cooperation between the club and Lin," the Beijing club said, while expressing its understanding and respect towards Lin's decision.