Germany took the reins and pressed forward whereas Spain looked shocked and unable to respond.
The match ended in a goalless draw, despite Botafogo's 17 shots on goal to Coritiba's seven.
Iran sit third, behind Iraq and Bahrain, in Group C of the 2022 FIFA World Cup Asian Zone qualification. Enditem
LONDON, Sept. 3 (Xinhua) -- Real Madrid's Welsh international forward Gareth Bale says he would be open to returning to the Premier League but insists that so far Real Madrid have blocked his attempts to leave.
Asked whether he would be willing to return to England in the future, Bale replied, "If those options arise, it is something I'd look at for sure."
Elsewhere Sky Sports informed that Chelsea have reached agreement with Bayer Leverkusen to sign striker Kai Havertz. Enditem
On October 12, Dragan Skocic's men will host Tajikistan in the Iranian capital Tehran.
LAUSANNE, Sept. 2 (Xinhua) -- Armand Duplantis from Sweden set a season's best 6.07 meters in the pole vault at the Wanda Diamond League meeting here on Wednesday, securing the highest outdoor pole vault jump for 26 years.
Fiorentina loanee Pedro put the visitors ahead in just the second minute by pouncing on an errant pass and sliding home from close range.
DALIAN, China, Sept. 3 (Xinhua) -- Former Italian international Eder scored the winner to help Jiangsu Suning beat Shangdong Luneng 1-0 in a Chinese Super League tie on Thursday.
But things didn't go as organisers may have expected.