"This is the first event at such a high level since the training session, after having trained so long, I think all the athletes will be ready to perform their best at the event," said Xie, the 200m Asian record holder.
After the restart, Leipzig retreated with the narrow lead while Nuremberg showed absolutely no danger in front of the target.
That meant the first goal of the new season was scored by Granada midfielder Yangel Herrera, who was unmarked when he scored the opener in his side's 2-0 win at home over Athletic Club Bilbao in the 49th minute, four minutes before Luis Milla doubled Granada's lead with a shot from outside the area.
The Champions League's group phase draw is taking place in Athens on October 1 with Bayern starting late into the national cup season two weeks later.
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.
DALIAN, Sept. 13 (Xinhua) -- Guangzhou Evergrande coach Fabio Cannavaro marked his 47-year-old birthday with a victory as his team beat Shandong Luneng 2-1 on Sunday, while Jiangsu Suning drew with Guangzhou R&F 3-3.
However, Villas-Boas didn't think Alvaro - who earlier accused Angel Di Maria of spitting at him - would have committed such a wrongdoing.
NAIROBI, Sept. 10 (Xinhua) -- The annual Kenya Golf Open tournament has been rescheduled for next year, organizers announced on Thursday.
Cody Gakpo earned PSV a 1-0 lead shortly after Robben left the pitch. After a mistake by PSV goalkeeper Yvan Mvogo, FC Groningen substitute Tomas Suslov equalized, but Donyell Malen answered quickly with a goal on an assist by Noni Madueke. After a missed penalty by Malen Gakpo, he decided the match with his second goal from a counter attack to make it 3-1 for PSV.
"We need to give our talents the space to get minutes on the pitch," Hoeness replied.
The Championship League has been expanded to a full World Snooker Tour ranking event this season, featuring 128 players, in three stages over 21 days.