The big game on Sunday sees Real Madrid make their league debut away to Real Sociedad and it will be interesting to see how Zinedine Zidane's side perform and whether Martin Odegaard, who returns after a successful season on loan in San Sebastian, plays a part in the game.
The club has splashed cash on 12 new players in the current transfer window including foreigners; Uganda international Tito Okello, Cameroonian midfielder Bertrand Ngafei and Malawian midfielder Andrew Malisero.
Ismael Al Hammadi (L) of Shabab Al Ahli vies for the ball with Ali Nemati of Shahr Khodrou during the AFC Asian Champions League group B football match between Shabab Al Ahli of United Arab Emirates and Shahr Khodrou of Iran at Al Janoub Stadium in Doha, Capital of Qatar, Sept. 17, 2020. (Photo by Nikku/Xinhua)
Gilbert Alvarez had given the hosts an early lead before Lucho Gonzalez equalized from the penalty spot.
"It's not true that I'm not counting on him," insisted Koeman, who believes a loan move is likely.
Bifouma (R) of Shenzhen FC shoots during the first round match between Jiangsu Suning and Shenzhen FC of CFA (The Chinese Football Association) Cup Dalian Division in Dalian, northeast China's Liaoning Province, Sept. 18, 2020. (Xinhua/Pan Yulong)
During Iran's Hazfi Cup final match between Tractor and Esteghlal earlier this month, Elhami got involved in a controversial moment by protesting the referee's performance.
Teda took the lead in the 70th minute when Sandro Lima donated a powerful header on Frank Acheampong's cross. However, six minutes later, Teda's advantage was terminated as their newly transfered midfielder Akhmedov was substituted with injury.
Marcio Barbosa pulled one back through a fabulous solo show in the 52nd minute. Dong Honglin scored an equalizer within one minute.
On the other table on Friday, Stuart Bingham topped the group by winning three matches without losing any frames.
"Signing for this special club was never in doubt," the striker told the Arsenal website, adding it was "thanks to our fans, my teammates, my family and everybody at this club that I feel like I belong here."