Substitute Mohammed Abdulbasit, who replaced Rashid, made it 3-0 in the 54th minute. Three minutes later, Al Taawoun goalkeeper failed to handle a back pass, allowing Welliton to snatch the ball and finish it into the empty net for Sharjah's fourth.
After losing a goal, Wuhan dominated goal possession for a long time but failed to convert. In the second half, Wuhan brought on five substitutes but showed little efficiency in its attacks. In the 86th minute, Marcao extended the lead for Hebei and nailed the game 2-0.
The goal came from Wolves' first shot on target, but suddenly they were on the back foot before a late deflected effort from Gabriel Jesus sealed the points deep into injury time.
"For now, I think we can say that the big news will be the return of James to his place in football, playing and competing regularly, and the recovery and return of our captain Falcao," Queiroz said in an interview released by the Colombian Football Federation (FCF).
It may seem harsh to say that the reigning Champions have problems scoring goals, but that was one of Real Madrid's main issues last season, with much of the responsibility falling on Karim Benzema.
Shenhua doubled the lead eight minutes after the break when Peng's header found Bi Jinhao, who resisted a shoulder-to-shoulder challenge in the box to drill home.
"Atletico are very competitive and ambitious. What I want is for them to continue growing, and I will try to achieve something important," he concluded. Enditem
Players are also accused of lacking the right mentality.
Meanwhile, the men's and women's singles draw was also completed on Thursday, as men's title favourites Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic were drawn into different halves, meaning they cannot face each other before the final.
Persepolis FC head coach Yahya Golmohammadi (R) and player Sayed Jalal Husseini attend a press conference ahead of the round of 16 match of AFC Champions League between Persepolis FC of Iran and Al Sadd of Qatar in Doha, capital of Qatar, Sept. 26, 2020. (Photo by Nikku/Xinhua)
Sport have secured three wins and a draw from their past five matches and are now 10th in the standings with 14 points, trailing Fluminense on goal difference.