Meanwhile, Samaria also revealed that Robert Nauseb will be his assistant coach following the resignation of Woody Jacobs earlier this month. Enditem
In the other match of Group C, Almoez Ali scored his third goal of the league to help Al Duhail SC beat Persepolis FC 1-0 and overtake the latter to lead the group.
Only four minutes into the second half, Sharjah displayed their counter attacking skills as Welliton beat the last defender and found the net with his left.
The growing number of fans returning their tickets is an ominous sign for both sides.
"We have played very well in the whole first phase. The next thing is to recover and keep in good form to face the second phase matches," said SIPG captain Hulk.
The 18-year-old will travel to France this week to undergo a medical and finalize contractual formalities, the Globo Esporte news portal said on Monday. It added that the deal exceeded 10 million euros (12 million U.S. dollars).
Real Madrid kicked off with a 0-0 draw away to Real Sociedad in their opening game, which again highlighted their problems in creating chances. Zinedine Zidane is still likely to be without Eden Hazard and Marco Asensio due to fitness problems, and there is a slight doubt over Martin Odegaard, who returned a positive COVID-19 test result, followed by a negative in a second test on Tuesday.
The Brazilian, who was so important to Madrid last season, was surprisingly left out of the starting 11 a week ago, although he did play the last 20 minutes and it will be interesting to see how Zidane deals with the situation.
The press also report that Barca have reached an agreement to allow striker Luis Suarez to join Atletico Madrid.
Ibrahimovic was close to finding the net in the 11th minute as his attempt went just inches past the far post after a meandering run in the box.
Flick claims he can't secure a successful season with Leroy Sane (Citizens) and Tanguy Nianzou (Paris) as the club is facing the German Supercup final against Dortmund, a possible FIFA club World-Championship in addition to its national campaigns.