BERLIN, Sept 17 (Xinhua) -- Quitting has never been an option for Belgian footballer Benito Raman.
Cologne had the worst possible start on home soil as Jonas Hector's return pass was intercepted by Kramaric, who kept his cool and nutmegged goalkeeper Timo Horn for the opener with only three minutes gone.
Lucas Oliveira put the hosts ahead with a rasping 20-yard effort that flew into the top-left corner before Keno equalized from the penalty spot after Nathan Souza was brought down by Eder Ferreira.
But the biggest surprise was the inclusion of 19-year-old Menino, who can play at right-back or in midfield. The Brazil under-20 player was only promoted to the Palmeiras first-team squad in January and has made just nine league appearances for the club.
DOHA, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- A late Shoja' Khalilzadeh goal earned Iran's Persepolis FC a valuable 1-0 victory over Saudi Arabia's Al-Taawoun FC on matchday three of the 2020 AFC Champions League Group C on Tuesday.
Although short of his world-leading 71.37m set in August, the result was enough for him to edge Andrius Gudzius of Lithuania (68.22m), who had ended Stahl's unbeaten run in Berlin, and set a new meeting record.
BERLIN, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- The German Bundesliga could again be a role model for world sports.
"The GFA wishes to express our deepest condolences to the families of the eight young footballers who passed away after the car they were traveling on submerged," the GFA said in a statement.
The announcement followed a video conference call involving CONMEBOL officials and FIFA president Gianni Infantino, in which the Paraguay-based entity sought guarantees that clubs would release their players.
Palace took the lead in the seventh minute through Andros Townsend when Zaha stepped up to retake a harsh penalty given for handball. Although David de Gea saved Jordan Ayew's initial effort, he was adjudged to have moved too early, and Zaha netted the retaken kick.
"We are confident in the system," said Zhang Chi, head of the CBA's Player Development Department.