This week saw Koeman's men beat Girona 3-1 in another preparation game, but Saturday will be their last chance to get things right before things are for real next week.
New signing Donny van de Beek came into the game as a substitute and gave United a chance with a goal on his debut, but Zaha's excellent second strike five minutes from time condemned them to defeat.
Chongqing enlarged the lead in the 65th minute when Fernandinho's pass was blocked by defender Shizhe's arm. After checking by VAR, the referee awarded Chongqing a penalty and Kardec made it 2-0.
BEIJING, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- Jeremy Lin announced on Tuesday that he will not play for the Beijing Ducks in the upcoming 2020-21 Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) season.
The Spanish team will now entertain the winner of the game between Locomotive Tbilisi and Dinamo Moskva next week in the penultimate qualifying round. Enditem
LONDON, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- Liverpool have completed the signing of Spain international Thiago Alcantara from Bundesliga side Bayern Munich, announced the English Premier League champions on Friday.
"We surprised Al-Taawoun with our physical presence which gave us the upper hand," said Resan.
The prolific Norwegian striker had another chance later but defender Nico Elvedi blocked his effort.
BRATISLAVA, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- The leader of Slovakia's Premier League Dunajska Streda Football Club advanced for the first time in the team's history to the third round of the Europa League Qualifiers after defeating Jablonec Football Club from the Czech Republic 5-3 in a goal-rich match-up on Thursday.
Al-Taawoun will face Persepolis again on Friday.
Dortmund's season opener this Saturday evening against Borussia Moenchengladbach might well deliver first impressions of how the top German league's 2020/21 story might end.