Hertha opened the scoring as Peter Pekarik had time and space to nod home Maximilian Mittelstadt's pinpoint cross in the 42nd minute.
Meanwhile, the 2020 Denmark Open in Odense, a BWF World Tour event, will proceed as originally planned in the BWF Tournament Calendar from October 13 to 18.
Al-Taawoun lost its last match to Iran's Persepolis 1-0 on Tuesday, but is still atop of Group C with six points from three matches.
ROME, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- Three-time Grand Slam winner Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland was bundled out of the Italian Open in the first round on Tuesday after he lost to 18-year-old Italian Lorenzo Musetti in straight sets.
"My wish is to improve my personal best, but this will be my first event of the season, so I don't know what awaits me ahead but I'm promising impressive results," said Sawe, who holds Kenya's national record of 2.25m.
Having run away with the 2019-20 Premier League, Liverpool started the new campaign in a similar fashion, with talismanic attacker Mohamed Salah opening the scoring from the penalty spot after just four minutes following a handball from Leeds defender Robin Koch.
"The situation was complicated so it was important to win tonight. It's hard, we created some chances, but we're not 100%."
The German said that signing Alcantara was "nothing to do with being champions; we constantly try to develop and find solutions to the new challenges before we have the problems with them. That's how football works. It's not only about changing things it's about finding the right approach and plan again for this season," he commented.
The Continental Tour Gold will move to Nairobi, Kenya on October 3, for the final meet of this season's series. Enditem
Playing on home soil, Musetti will meet Kei Nishikori of Japan in the second round, but the youngest player said he would "enjoy the victory" before that.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- Fans will return to football matches in Rio de Janeiro next month after a six-month coronavirus ban, local authorities said on Friday.