Pakhtakor goalkeeper Suyonov was sent off in the 65th minute and Sanzar Kuvvatov was brought on to take his place. But almost instantly, the Uzbek side rallied at the other end of the pitch and replied with a goal, as substitute striker Eren Derdiyok blasted in the rebound after Dragan Ceran's initial effort was saved.
The two sides went into the game with a point separating them; with Al-Nassr in second place with four points needing a win to keep them at arm's length from third-placed Sepahan.
The big game on Sunday sees Real Madrid make their league debut away to Real Sociedad and it will be interesting to see how Zinedine Zidane's side perform and whether Martin Odegaard, who returns after a successful season on loan in San Sebastian, plays a part in the game.
Seventh-placed Marseille needed a late header from substitute Valere Germain to clinch a 1-1 home draw with Lille in the latest match of the day. Brazilian forward Luiz Araujo helped Lille take the lead at the start of the second half and could have doubled it when his effort hit the cross bar in the 65th minute.
ACCRA, Sept. 20 (Xinhua) -- The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has expressed its condolences to Ghanaian eight teenage footballers killed in a road accident.
"In the Champions League's final round, we had many players able to go full tilt all the time for the tournament-like competition. But over an entire season, we have to talk about adjustments and use our heads."
Aleksandrs Samoilovs (L) of Latvia competes against Nikita Liamin and Taras Myskiv of Russia during the men's second round match at the 2020 CEV Beach Volleyball European Championships in Jurmala, Latvia, Sept. 19, 2020. (Photo by Edijs Palens/Xinhua)
The match ended 1-1 at full-time, and both sides had opportunities to win in a penalty shoot-out but Qian Jiegei hit the bar while R&F scored all five to seal the win.
The 33-year-old point guard from the United States published a post on his personal social media account on Friday, which has been criticized for insulting Chinese women.
It will be Favre's primary task to balance the exuberance of his exciting young starlets and experience of some of the older heads in the team. Enditem
"I can't find the words to thank everyone, but it's been amazing this three weeks when the fans cheered me all the way," Pogacar said.