Last season's top scorer Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang completed the scoring ten minutes later, finishing off a fine team goal by curling home from Willian's assist.
The Seagulls kept pressing, however, and were back on level terms ten minutes into the second half when Leandro Trossard's effort squeezed past the unconvincing Kepa Arrizabalaga in the Chelsea goal.
"I have stepped up my preparations and owing to the COVID-19 global shutdown, the Nairobi meeting will be my first competition this year and my wish is to see top elite athletes coming for the event in Nairobi and experience competing in Kenya," Sawe, who spends most his training in Paris under the guidance of Frenchman Moussa Fall, told Xinhua.
The second half saw Sharjah take the first lead after Moroccan defender Medhi Benatia received a red card for an elbow on Sharjah playmaker Igor Coronado, who beat the goalkeeper with a curled effort, but the ball bounced off the upright and fell to midfielder Majed Surour whose diving header help Sharjah establish the lead for the first time in the tie.
Originating in China, Wushu, a full-contact martial art, is gaining popularity in Lithuania. Enditem
Meanwhile the press report that Barcelona still have to settle the final details for paying off the contract of former coach Quique Setien and unless they do that before September 27th Koeman will not be able to sit in the dugout of the Camp Nou for Barca's opening La Liga game, which is at home to Villarreal. Enditem
Dortmund CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke has demanded that everybody obey the rules and "diligently take the great chance we have been given in sports."
Kurt Zouma completed the scoring on 66 minutes, as his low shot from a corner was deflected past the unfortunate Ryan.
Considering that the Bundesliga's curtain-raiser between treble-winning Bayern Munich against FC Schalke may still be played behind closed doors as the city of Munich is reporting a rate of over 40.
XI'AN, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- Northwest China's Shaanxi province marked the one year countdown to the 14th National Games with a ceremony gala on Tuesday.
KPMG recently rated Schalke among the 15 most valuable clubs (814 million euros) worldwide.