The 16 teams were divided into two groups this season and the top four in each group will advance into the Final Group A for the championship race.
Seven minutes before the break, Esteghlal went 2-0 ahead as Ghaedi sent a cross from the right flank into the far post for Ali Karimi who evaded his marker and converted a header.
Muto said that they have not reached any conclusion on any of the countermeasures and will "continue the discussion." Enditem
MADRID, Sept 24 (Xinhua) -- Chinese owned La Liga outfit Granada look to keep their dreams of qualifying for the group stage of the Europa League alive on Thursday when they entertain Lokomotiv Tiflis in the third qualifying round of the competition.
JIANGMEN, China, Sept. 26 (Xinhua) -- Jiangsu snatched a full-set (25-22, 23-25, 21-25, 28-26, 15-10) victory over Tianjin in the Chinese Women's Volleyball Championship here on Saturday.
"We made a lot of preparations before the game, and everyone tried his best to notch the victory, especially against a strong opponent like Guangzhou," said Li after the game. Enditem
With one match remaining in the first phase of CSL, Shanghai sat atop the eight-team Suzhou Division with 32 points, seven points ahead of second-placed Beijing. Enditem
The top four finishers of each group will form a new group, to be based in Suzhou, to fight for the first to eighth positions of the season in the second phase, which will be held between October 16 to December 12.
Hours later, Jiangsu Suning regained the second place after playing out a 0-0 stalemate with Shanghai Shenhua.
The win came thanks to goals from winger Darwin Machis and veteran Jorge Molina, and means that Granada has won all four of its opening games this season, with two wins in La Liga and two in its first ever appearance in European competition.
An official with the committee said they will shift the focus to the preparation of next year's event, and try to stage an event with higher specifications, more international vision, greater influence and higher quality.