Many Chinese netizens also showed understanding towards Lin's decision, while also speculating on his next move.
Stage One involves 32 groups of four players, with the player who tops each group progressing to Stage Two.
"Our concentration should now be on the Al-Duhail match," Resan said, adding that "We expect a difficult match against them, especially after their defeat and that they will be playing at home." Enditem
Luo Chun and Xu Shuangshuang claimed the titles of men's and women's 3,000m steeplechase, team Sichuan swept the gold medals in men's and women's 4X400m relay. Enditem
The ExCo approved the new List of Prohibited Substances and Methods for 2021, which will be published before October 1, 2020, and come into effect on January 1, 2021.
"Signing for this special club was never in doubt," Aubameyang told the club's website. "I believe in Arsenal. We can achieve big things together. We have something exciting here and I believe the best is to come for Arsenal."
Abdou Diallo was sent off for a second yellow cards after 65 minutes and Juan Bernat limped off the pitch in the 85th minute, which forced Tuchel's side to have to play with nine men for the last 10 minutes.
It showed that in 56 percent of the incidents, perpetrators employed anti-Chinese hate speech, and that even though adults were present in almost half of the incidents, bystanders intervened in only 10 percent of the cases. Enditem
Zahavi and Alaba's father have denied having requested that size. David Alaba expressed his surprise about the club's statements and said he felt hurt.
Despite the defeat, Al-Taawoun remain top of Group C thanks to a superior head-to-head record over second-placed Al-Duhail SC, who beat Sharjah FC 2-1 earlier in the day to reach six points, while Persepolis climb above Sharjah into second place with four points, just two behind the group leaders at the stage's halfway point.
While professional football depends to a much lower extent on ticket sales, other sports view the decision only as a first step. Ice-hockey, handball and basketball require bigger crowds to cover their costs.