Alba increased the lead to 12 points early in the second quarter, but a remarkable 11-0 run, led by Scottie Wilbekin and Othello Hunter, brought Maccabi back to the game.
He led the Rio de Janeiro club to their most recent Brazilian Serie A title in 1995 before leaving the following year to take charge of Portugal's Benfica. Enditem
One player who is likely to miss out however, is striker Luka Jovic. The Serb was given a chance to show what he can do at the weekend, but produced another disappointing display (although he did provoke a red card for Betis defender Emerson). Everything points to Jovic being loaned out before the end of the season with Borja Mayoral remaining as backup to Karim Benzema.
Mentioning the names of the brilliant BVB youngsters such as Erling Haaland, Jadon Sancho, Jude Bellingham, and Giovanni Reyna might delight every football lover.
TEHRAN, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) -- Ali Karimi, the midfielder of Iran's Esteghlal soccer club, has been linked with a move to Turkey's Trabzonspor, Persian Football reported on Thursday.
"Our most urgent task is to give the team a sense of achievement again as quickly as possible. I am convinced of the quality of our squad," said Baum.
Manuel Neuer tried to play down the unrest by saying: "We know what we are facing this season. We shouldn't speak about our tiredness but accept it."
Both teams created and missed chances in the first half and made life a little easier in the season, with no one breaking the deadlock.
Libertad are third, level on points with Caracas FC, but with an inferior goal difference.
Juve went a player down in the 62nd minute as Adrien Rabiot was sent off after collecting his second yellow.
MADRID, Sept. 29 (Xinhua) -- Getafe produced an impressive display of counter-attacking football to beat Betis 3-0 in the fourth round of games in La Liga on Tuesday night.