The other two German participants - RB Leipzig and Borussia Monchengladbach - have harder tasks in Groups F and B respectively.
HOHHOT, Sept. 28 (Xinhua) -- The Naadam festival, featuring desert-based sports events, kicked off on Monday in Naiman Banner, Tongliao City, north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.
Liaoning stunned Zhejiang quickly after the start of the first set with a 6-0 run and a 7-0 run, which eliminated Zhejiang's chances to resist.
QINGDAO, China, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) -- Yan Zibei from Hubei won the men's 200m breaststroke in two minutes 12.14 seconds at the Chinese national swimming championships here on Thursday.
Tianjin rode an early 8-0 spurt to race ahead, and compiled a 25-19 advantage as the first quarter ran out.
Olympic medalist Wang Shun reached the finishing line first in the men's 400m individual medley in 4:11.89.
Bayern responded well but still lacked in penetration to overcome Hoffenheim's defense. To make things worse, Hoffenheim doubled their advantage eight minutes later as Munas Dabbur capitalized on a misplaced clearance from Benjamin Pavard to beat goalkeeper Manuel Neuer into the far post corner.
Points by Jayson Granger cut the gap to 49-51 in the 24th minute, but Maccabi's Angelo Caloiaro responded with points of his own, leading Maccabi to a 67-58 lead at the end of the third quarter.
Only some excess baggage problems may have affected Manuel Neuer (goalkeeper of the year award), Joshua Kimmich (defender), Robert Lewandowski (forward), and Hansi Flick (coach) on their way back to Germany after winning most of UEFA's season awards.
With Ji Xiang's smart side volley and Zhang Boyu's header successively missed target in Shenzhen's offense, Suning led off a more fierce attack. In the 28th minute, Teixeira made full use of Li Ang's penalty and helped Suning take a 1-0 lead.
Ajax will receive a transfer fee of 21.23 million euros (about 25 million U.S. dollars), which can rise to a maximum of 26.23 million euros including bonuses.