With the win, Esteghlal edged Al Shorta on goal difference to finish second behind Al Ahli, who were confirmed group winners before the match. Enditem
Tianjin dominated the match with strong attacks from Chinese national team players Li Yingying and Wang Yuanyuan, while Hebei hardly created a threat in the first set.
Brazil's Santos also moved within sight of a berth in the next round with a 2-1 win over 10-man Delfin in the Ecuadorian port city of Manta.
LONDON, Sept. 20 (Xinhua) -- Liverpool gave an early statement of intent over their Premier League title defense as two goals from Sadio Mane gave them a 2-0 win away to Chelsea.
The next edition of football's showpiece tournament will be played in Qatar from November 21 to December 18, 2022. Enditem
World number one Judd Trump will take on Kyren Wilson, while Australia's Neil Robertson meets Shaun Murphy. Enditem
Semedo's sale to Wolverhampton Wanderers means the defense virtually picks itself with Sergi Roberto, Jordi Alba, Gerard Pique and Clement Lenglet continuing together, while Ter Stegen's knee operation means Norberto Neto will make a rare start.
The result in the Pacific port city of Guayaquil ended a tumultuous week for Flamengo in the Andean country. The Rio de Janeiro outfit crashed to a 5-0 defeat against Independiente del Valle in Quito last Thursday and then had 11 players - including seven regular starters - ruled out of Tuesday's match because of positive coronavirus tests.
The second half started similar to the first as Leverkusen were the more active team whereas the "Wolves" lurked for their chances.
Wolfsburg came close with 32 minutes played when Maximilian Arnold's corner kick struck the crossbar before John Anthony Brooks headed just over the target from a promising position two minutes later.
Guoan now sit second in Group B with 25 points, with two rounds in the first stage remaining. Guoan have booked a spot in Group C for the championship race. Enditem