The 16 teams were divided into two groups this season, with the top four teams in each group moving into Final A for the championship race while the bottom four falling into Final B for the 9th to the 16th places.
MADRID, Sept. 26 (Xinhua) -- Real Madrid won 3-2 away to Real Betis in La Liga on Saturday, in another game where VAR had a major say and which Betis defender Emerson will probably want to forget.
Chelsea fought back after the break: Mason Mount gave Chelsea a lifeline in the 55th minute, Hudson-Odoi then scored with 20 minutes left to play and Tammy Abraham scored the equalizer in the 94th minute.
Meanwhile, the 2-0 defeat against underdogs FC Augsburg showed that Dortmund hasn't solved the problems that have accompanied the side over recent years.
The Tri beat Guatemala 3-0 in a friendly at Azteca stadium on Wednesday - the first outing of the year for both teams.
Rumors speak of former Augsburg coach Manuel Baum of possibly taking over as the new head coach.
The top four teams from the first phase Suzhou and Dalian zones respectively will move into Final A to determine the eventual league champions and the top eight rankings. The bottom four teams from the Suzhou and Dalian zones will enter Final B to battle against relegation to the second-tier League One.
German record international Lothar Matthaeus recommended Hoffenheim striker Andre Kramaric. The 29-year-old Croatian forward has scored two goals when his side crushed the Bavarians last weekend.
The Brazilian giants are guaranteed of advancing to the last 16 regardless of the result of their final group match against Argentina's Defensa y Justicia on October 20.
Mendilibar lost several key players, such as Fabio Orellana, Charles and Escalante over the summer, while Ivan Ramis retired, and so far adequate replacements haven't arrived leaving the squad weaker than the one which struggled last season.
NAIROBI, Sept. 29 (Xinhua) -- Kenyan road runner Edwin Mokua narrowly escaped death on Monday, and is currently recuperating at the hospital after being attacked by a hippopotamus while on a training run.