However, that goal only served to pique Liverpool and Sadio Mane drew them level with a simple volleyed finish after Leno did well to parry a shot from Mohamed Salah on the break.
The first game of the day saw Alaves draw 0-0 at home to Getafe in a game where the first half was more open than the second. Enditem
Former world No. 1 Halep, who has just clinched the title in Rome earlier this week, cruised past Tormo 6-4, 6-0 to advance, at the same time extended his winning streak to 15 matches in a row.
Before moving to the NBA, Bender played one season for Maccabi, helping the club to win the Israeli State Cup.
In advance of Wednesday's encounter, the 2012 German champion seems to carry a more massive load on its shoulders.
The top 16 world-ranked male and top 16 world-ranked female players will fight for glory at the ITTF Finals, with a cap of four players for each association.
The swimmers' performances at the championships will act as an important reference for their qualification for next year's Tokyo Olympic Games. Enditem
Since the other three Chinese (LPL) teams Suning, JD Gaming, Top Esports have already been categorized into A, B and D groups in advance, LGD will compete in Group C automatically according to the S10 regulation to avoid repetition of two teams from the same region.
"Liaoning put a lot of pressure to us in the first set, so I encouraged my players to counterattack them even more fiercely," said Zhejiang head coach Wang Hebing.
21-year-old Guo Tianyu is the newest youth footballer shining bright this season, and his first CSL goal gave Luneng a 1-0 win over giants Evergrande.
According to the schedule, Guoan will continue to compete in the Suzhou division with seven other clubs for the CSL championship. Its first opponent is Shandong Luneng, who ranked third in the Dalian division in the first stage. As the second phase of the CSL adopts a two-round knockout system, the two sides will start their first fight on October 17.