In Sunday's other Serie A matches, Genoa crushed newly promoted Crotone 4-1 while Sassuolo tied with Cagliari 1-1. Enditem
SUZHOU, China, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- Hulk scored from the penalty area as Shanghai SIPG beat Shijiazhuang Ever Bright 1-0 in the 12th round of the Chinese Super League (CSL) here on Tuesday.
"With Alexander Sorloth, we have signed our desired candidate for the vacant striker position," Leipzig's sporting director Markus Krosche said. "He is a physical and technically gifted player but also good in the air and a finisher in front of the target."
The first round will be completed on October 8 when Colombia confront Venezuela in Barranquilla and Brazil encounter Bolivia in Sao Paulo.
In Sunday's game, Pirlo started new arrivals Dejan Kulusevski and Weston McKennie, with talisman Cristiano Ronaldo leading the attacking line.
MADRID, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- Real Madrid faces its second tough test of its title credentials in two weeks when it travels to play Real Betis on Saturday night.
Jiangsu led 10-2 lead to start the match as spiker Zhang Changning could hardly be stopped, and Shanghai also faced great pressure upon blocks from Xu Ruoya.
Jiangsu sealed the win just three minutes later as Xie Pengfei converted a free kick and into the box and the ball hit at his teammate Li Ang, which created a rebound for Martins to score a volley.
LONDON, Sept. 26 (Xinhua) -- Mark Selby reached the final at the Snooker European Masters after defeating China's top player Ding Junhui and compatriot Shaun Murphy in Milton Keynes, England on Friday.
Kulusevski put Juve in charge in the first half, while Leonardo Bonucci and Ronaldo sealed matters after the break.
BERLIN, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- Eintracht Frankfurt took its first win of the season after beating Hertha Berlin 3-1 away from home in the second round of the Bundesliga on Friday.