Sharjah's chances of progressing to the next round now hang on their ability to collect three points in the reverse fixture on Friday.
"We had two big chances in the first half but Dortmund were more effective and clinical in front of the target today," Monchengladbach head coach Rose said.
Elsewhere, fourth division Rot-Weiss Essen caused a surprise by knocking out newly-promoted Bundesliga side Arminia Bielefeld thanks to a first-half goal from Simon Engelmann. Enditem
"The result didn't meet my expectation. I was just not in right tempo," Xie commented.
Despite pundits predicting Schalke to be among the relegation candidates, Raman is convinced, "we won't get into trouble this time. The squad has learned its lesson," he said.
"I want to tell you that I've decided not to return to the Beijing Ducks this year. It is the toughest decision that I've made in my life," Lin said in a video posted on Chinese social network Weibo.
He insisted the club would keep faith in Torrent, who worked alongside Guardiola at Barcelona, Bayern Munich and Manchester City before taking charge of New York City in 2019.
ZAGREB, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- Reigning world discus champion Daniel Stahl grabbed another title this season with a 68.87m throw at the World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting in Zagreb, Croatia on Tuesday.
"The situation was complicated so it was important to win tonight. It's hard, we created some chances, but we're not 100%."
Hertha took the initiative from the kick-off whereas Bremen focused on their defence.
"Mary is our key player and his goals tell everything," said Shenzhen coach Jordi Cruijff. "His problem is not clear and we have to wait. I hope he will back soon because we have more games in very short period."