During the 18-round campaign, teams face lung-busting altitude, scorching tropical heat, long-haul flights between many cities and passionate fans that make stadiums such as Argentina's La Bombonera or Brazil's Maracana among the world's most inhospitable venues for opponents.
Esteghlal had been linked with former Werder Bremen coach Alexander Nouri but they failed to reach an agreement with the German-Iranian coach due to financial disagreements.
International table tennis events and activities have been suspended for several months due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
"I have to improve my control of the game in crunch time," Fang admitted. "It requires time, and I cannot worry about it too much. For every game, I have to prepare well beforehand and draw some experience after it to march forward, step by step."
Bayern grew into the game as the clock ticked, and Muller's goal was reversed by the video assistant referee before Lewandowski nodded home Serge Gnabry's cross to mark his 100th goal on home soil.
It would take a Herculean effort for Neymar to usurp Pele's tally during the qualifying tournament. However, such a prolific scoring run is not beyond the 28 year-old, who has netted three hat-tricks and eight braces for his country since making his international debut in 2010.
"This was to say the least, one of my most difficult races. The altitude took a toll on me and it simply took away my breath. I just can't remember much of the race. I am happy to win in such conditions in my personal best time. I just say it was a solid performance and I am happy to wrap up my season with a win. I will take two weeks break before starting my winter preparations," said Awuah.
Falcao, 34, has found his scoring touch for Galatasaray with three goals from the opening three rounds of the Turkish Super Lig.
On the Hebei side, Guo bagged a team-high 19 points. Ma Wen and Zhang Yaqi scored 13 and 12 points respectively.
Leeds United and Manchester City producing a thrilling 1-1 draw which lived up to expectations in terms of entertainment and suspect defending.
NANNING, China, Oct. 3 (Xinhua) -- The 2020 Guilin-Ziyuan international cross country race kicked off on Saturday in Ziyuan County, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.