However, it was Liverpool who added a third to seal the game thanks to new signing Jota, who scored 10 minutes after making his debut after another cross from the right.
Schalke needs new confidence, he added, saying that Naldo might not only have spoken about the club's squad. Enditem
"It's important for a striker to score goals," said Icardi. "Today we lacked the efficiency to kill the match earlier, but we are happy with the result."
The other two German participants - RB Leipzig and Borussia Monchengladbach - have harder tasks in Groups F and B respectively.
PARIS, Sept. 28 (Xinhua) -- Defending champion Rafael Nadal, who is seeking his record 13th title at Roland Garros, eased through the first round with a comfortable 6-4, 6-4, 6-2 win over Belarusian Egor Gerasimov on Monday.
The undersized Fujian blockers found it hard to stop Shanghai's high-flying spiker Zhang Yichan soon after the start of the first set.
Lewandowski not only collected the trophy for the best striker but crowned the club's triumphal march by winning the UEFA Men's Player of the Year award.
In a tightly contested first quarter, the two sides saw many lead changes before it was knotted at 21-all.
Guangzhou Evergrande are chasing their ninth CSL title having dropped just eight points. But Fabio Cannavaro's side still have problems to solve on the defensive end, where ageing full-backs Li Xuepeng and Zhang Linpeng have raised questions whether they can stay healthy and consistent throughout the next stage.
Also on Thursday, Shandong dominated from start to end en route to a 101-51 rout of Daqing. Enditem
The second half was always going to be an anti-climax after the first 45 minutes, especially as there is another round of matches this week, but it allowed Koeman to bring Ousmane Dembele back for his first match in months after injury and allow new signings Francisco Trincao, Pedri and Miralem Pjanic to make their first team debuts. Enditem