"Pursuing dreams is where 'Linsanity' originates, also the focal point for cooperation between the club and Lin," the Beijing club said, while expressing its understanding and respect towards Lin's decision.
Maccabi possessed the ball for most of the early period, but hardly threatened the Belarusians' goal.
Victoria Azarenka of Belarus beat American Venus Williams 7-6 (7), 6-2 in their first round match. Enditem
BERLIN, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- Ahead of the Bundesliga season opener against Schalke 04 this Friday evening, Hansi Flick seems to be on high alert.
"I spoke to him yesterday (Friday) before training; I think that the young players have to play regularly and that is what I told him," Koeman commented, adding that the same went for Carles Alena and new signing Pedri.
The second stage of CSL, scheduled from October 16 to November 12, adopts a two-legged knockout format with each team playing six games to decide their final rankings of the season.
The visitors doubled their lead shortly after the start of the second half, when the impressive Gabriel rose highest to head home Willian's corner.
The South American qualifiers had been due to begin in March but were suspended because of the global health crisis.
Chen Pu then put in the equalizer for Ever Bright in the 80th minute, which eliminated Teda's hopes to get the season's first victory. Enditem
In the 28th minute, thanks to a short cross from Cedric Bakambu on the midfield, Renato Augusto dribbled through defender Ding Haifeng and contributed a calm tap-in to pull one back.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 14 (Xinhua) -- Defending champions Flamengo will be without injured goalkeeper Diego Alves for their upcoming Copa Libertadores matches against Independiente del Valle and Barcelona de Guayaquil in Ecuador.