Sergio Ramos won the game for Madrid with an 82nd minute penalty awarded through VAR after Marc Bartra was judged to have handled a ball from Borja Mayoral, although nobody had appealed for the foul.
Malmo cruised past Croatian side, NK Lokomotiva 5-0 at home in the last qualifying round, they have a lot more European experience than the Spanish side (who are making their debut in Europe this campaign) and they are tough to beat at home.
Last season's WCBA league saw an earlier conclusion than originally scheduled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and Thursday's first round matches ended a nine-month WCBA drought.
MEXICO CITY, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) -- Wolverhampton Wanderers forward Raul Jimenez was Thursday among 11 Europe-based players named in Mexico's squad for friendlies against the Netherlands and Algeria.
It didn't take too long for the former Inter Milan forward to add another as he slotted home in the 62nd minute after receiving Mbappe's fine cross.
CHENGDU, China, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) -- Sichuan pleased home crowds by shocking title contenders Xinjiang 87-81, while Jiangsu got off to a flying start with a 85-68 victory over Beijing as the 2020-21 Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) league kicked off here on Thursday.
The decision is made in light of the growing reputation and prestige of AFC competitions with the new brand taking effect from 2021, Asian football's governing body said in a statement.
"We are convinced that Manuel Baum, as a person and coach, is a very good fit for Schalke. At this point, we would like to thank the German FA in particular," Schalke sporting director Jochen Schneider said.
The club's new trio faces its first game next weekend when they travel to Champions League participant RB Leipzig.
"If we don't have advantage on strength, we should be much more confident than our opponents, and showing a stronger will to win," he added.
Attracting around 300 swimmers, the 2020 championships are being held from September 26 to October 2 in Qingdao.