The 38-year-old central defender donned the Schalke jersey on 80 occasions between 2016 to 2019. The friendly Brazilian became a fan hero and enjoyed the highest respect among the supporters.
Dalian had the chance to score the equalizer but Salomon Rondon's free-kick smacked the woodwork.
The result at Rio de Janeiro's Maracana stadium, which came less than two weeks after Independiente whitewashed Flamengo 5-0 in Quito, guarantees the defending champions a place in the knockout phase.
SUZHOU, China, Sept. 28 (Xinhua) -- Fernando Lucas Martins bagged a brace in Beijing Guoan's 4-0 victory against Shijiazhuang Ever Bright in the 14th round of the Chinese Super League (CSL) here on Monday.
Zhejiang's Wang Shun clinched gold in the men's 200m individual medley in 1:56.83, leading silver medalist Deng Ziqi from Guangdong by around five seconds. Liu Zongyu from Shandong took the bronze.
Liu Fumin is confident of the future. "The sports industry has been influenced, but at the same time, the Chinese economy is still moving ahead, and the Chinese sports industry is still developing," he said.
"Of course, I will make sure I don't make the same mistake twice," he added.
The hosts did not stop, and created another amazing run, this time 14-0, on the way to a 44-33 lead in the 17th minute and 49-41 at half-time.
BERLIN, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- Without a doubt, Schalke 04 faces one of the biggest crises in its history after their head coach David Wagner was sacked this Sunday morning.
Schalke will encounter third-placed RB Leipzig in the third round of the Bundesliga on Saturday. Enditem
It is thought the 41-year-old Baum will act as a mastermind as he stands for the new generation of coaches addicted to innovative tactical approaches.