The 26-year-old leaves Barca after 124 first team appearances in the three years since he joined them from Portuguese giants Benfica.
After the restart, Esteghlal were quick to cement their place in the Round of 16 with a third goal, as Karimi supplied a chipped cross from the edge of the penalty area for Cheick Diabate, who guided his header past Al Owais to make it 3-0.
"I have come to the difficult decision to skip the clay court swing this year and will be taking the remainder of the season off to focus on my health and my training," the world number seven said.
KATHMANDU, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) -- Ang Rita Sherpa, a Nepalese mountaineering legend who climbed Mt. Qomolangma 10 times without bottled oxygen, passed away in the capital Kathmandu on Monday, a close associate confirmed.
"Mainz will, from now on, always be the club where players refused to follow the coach's instructions and refused to train," Schroeder added.
Wagner is putting a brave face on everything and is optimistic about sparking a successful turnaround despite reports he has already lost his players' trust.
Zinedine Zidane's side goes into the game on the back of a 0-0 draw away to Real Sociedad a week ago, in a game it controlled for long periods without creating the chances it needed to win.
The organizing committee of the competition said in a statement that a decision was made after consulting the UCI and related experts and has been approved by the local government.
Li then overwhelmed Jiangsu with four kills. Wang Yuanyuan made the set points for Tianjin to level it at 1-1.
LONDON, Sept. 20 (Xinhua) -- Three-time world champion Mark Selby reached the second stage of the Snooker Championship League after claiming two wins and one draw in Milton Keynes, England on Sunday.
Both Tottenham and Newcastle have produced Jekyll and Hyde starts to the season, with Spurs losing to Everton and then scoring five away to Southampton, while Newcastle beat West Ham before being thrashed at home to Brighton and then netting seven in the Carabeo Cup. Given those records anything could happen when the two teams meet at White Hart Lane.