Although Shenzhen FC's Gao Lin managed to pull one back in the 63rd minute by seizing the spot-kick, the Shandong based club still successfully took three points, ending their four-round winless run and allowing them to temporarily upgrade to second place.
Mendy will provide competition for Kepa Arrizabalaga, who is the most expensive keeper in the world after joining from Athletic Club in 2018.
Leipzig, however, responded straight away and pressed Mainz on the back foot to restore their two-goal lead three minutes later as Haidara made no mistake to tap home Forsberg's square pass.
Looking at the 500 days to come, Han named the milestones that Beijing 2022 will meet in the "uphill battle ahead."
DALIAN, China, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- Shandong Luneng beat Henan Jianye 2-0 in the 13th round to secure a top eight spot in the Chinese Super League (CSL) on Thursday.
Prior to the game, both sides needed a victory to secure them a top four berth with only two games left in the Suzhou division.
Three minutes later, Olivio Da Rosa pulled one back for the Henan side.
Cheruiyot will contest the event with fellow Kenyans including the world 800m bronze medalist Ferguson Rotich and Commonwealth Games 800m champion Wycliffe Kinyamal.
Suzhou opened the scoring with a low drive in the penalty area from Nigerian Chris Shimbayev through a corner kick, but it was ruled out for offside. Both sides posed threats to the other, but no goals were scored in the first half.
For the third consecutive week, La Liga changed the kick off times of two matches at short notice, with the Basque derby between Eibar and Athletic Club, which was originally scheduled to be played on Friday night, moved to Sunday lunchtime, while Sevilla's debut away to Cadiz has been brought forward from Monday night to Sunday evening.
However, apart from pride and joy, other topics are seemingly keeping the Bavarian's coach Hansi Flick's mind busy. The 55-year-old is turning his thoughts to future challenges.