"We had two big chances in the first half but Dortmund were more effective and clinical in front of the target today," Monchengladbach head coach Rose said.
Both SIPG and Zall started the game aggressively, but neither side managed a goal in the first half. SIPG broke the deadlock in the 59th minute when Australian striker Marko Arnautovic jumped to find the net with a power header. 11 minutes later, Australian midfielder Aaron Mooy scored his first goal in the CSL for SIPG and extended the lead to 2-0.
Aubameyang scored in Arsenal's opening game of the season as they won 3-0 away last Saturday and netted 22 league goals last season (to add to the 22 he scored the previous year), as well as scoring both goals in his side's FA Cup final win over Chelsea.
"The situation was complicated so it was important to win tonight. It's hard, we created some chances, but we're not 100%."
Hertha took the initiative from the kick-off whereas Bremen focused on their defence.
The Spain international's deal should also be confirmed on Friday, although he won't take part in Sunday's important league fixture which sees Liverpool travel to face big-spending Chelsea. Enditem
TEHRAN, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- Alireza Mansourian was appointed as the new head coach of Iran's top-flight Tractor soccer club on Thursday, the official website of the club reported.
But Bahabri gave his side all three points after his long-range effort was deflected into the net in the final minute of stoppage time.
Maccabi now face Austrian champions Red Bull Salzburg over two legs, to be played on September 22 in Israel, and on September 30 in Austria.
Adrian Mierzejewski added the third in the 71st minute after collecting Marcelo Cirino's heel pass in close range, bringing three league wins in a row to Lifan.
Getafe's Matchday 1 fixture against Real Madrid was pushed back to a later date due to Real Madrid's European commitments in the summer and Osasuna may feel that after beating Cadiz last week they have a competitive edge against Pepe Bordalas' always tough-to-beat side.