A whopping 7 goals ended in the goal of the champions of the three previous seasons who are having a very bad start into the new one, losing their third in a row and sitting humiliated on the bottom of the rankings in 12th place.
El Shaarawy bagged his brace in the 45th minute with a header after Moldova's defender Veaceslav Posmac's error.
A restored Swiatek secured her break in the seventh game and broke again in the eighth to serve for the set at 5-3. But she missed a set point which didn't prove costly as she broke Kenin's serve for the third time in the 10th to seal the opening set 6-4 after 50 minutes.
Iran sits third in Group C behind Iraq and Bahrain. Enditem
In an interview with Xinhua, Alfred Manyozo, captain for Be Forward Wanderers, could not hide his joy at the new development. However, he was quick to say that there is a need for all athletes to follow the Football Association's guidelines.
"I never said I am going to be the leader, but I am more prepared than ever for this season and I am tremendously excited by it," concluded Asensio. Enditem
Matthias Ginter scored the opener for Germany after a fine cross from Antonio Ruediger, while Leon Goretzka capitalized on a mistake by keeper Georgiy Bushchan to head the ball into the net.
The hosts thought they had opened the scoring with just seven minutes played but Julian Draxler's goal from very close range was ruled offside by the referee.
"It was a tough match. We didn't play at our level in the first quarter, but changed our tactics in zone defense from the second quarter," said Shanxi coach Li Ge.
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