Ruzomberok succeeded in cutting the lead to one thanks to Kmet who came on top after a series of shots and saves in Dunajska Streda's penalty box and enabled the visitors to push for their fifth draw in six rounds. But their efforts got thwarted by Martin Boda's red card in the final minute of regulation and Dunajska Streda defended the 3-2 lead.
AFC said in a separate statement that it had received notification from Al Wahda of United Arab Emirates that the club is unable to travel to Qatar to compete in the AFC Champions League West Zone matches where they currently occupy second place in Group A after several members of the club tested positive for COVID-19.
Although the process is quite tough, the Asian junior record holder still firmly believes that he can return to his best form soon.
The 31-year-old midfielder, who stands 1.92-meter tall, had played as a CA Osasuna player between the 2011-2012 and 2016-2017 season, scored five goals and contributed four assists for the Spanish La Liga side.
Lower league side Havelse broke the deadlock through Noah Plume with 17 minutes played. Mainz were unable to overcome Havelse's well-positioned defence in the first 45 minutes but the momentum on the pitch changed after the restart, and by courtesy of Jean-Philippe Mateta, who provided a second-half hat-trick for a 5-1 victory. Enditem
Elsewhere, SIPG established the advantage in the stoppage time of the first half, when Ricardo Lopes contributed a long diagonal pass from the right flank into the box, which was stopped by striker Lv Wenjun in front of the goal. Marko Arnautovic smashed in a volley in chaos.
The GFA is yet to officially respond to the purported resignation of its deputy general secretary. Enditem
On September 13, the team from Shaanxi will start its season campaign, facing Jiangxi. Enditem
Serie A teams are expected to consider the competing bids and to make a decision by the end of the month.
Henan found a consolation goal in the 75th minute as Christian Bassogog scored an open goal in a counterattack.
Among changes are the AFC Champions League East Zone matches, which had been planned to restart in Mid-October, are now scheduled to be played between November 15 and December 13, AFC said after its Executive Committee meeting.