Slovan's Brazilian striker Rafael Ratao had the biggest opportunity in the 41st minute when he found himself one-on-one with the goalkeeper but failed to take the clear-cut chance, instead, failing to square the ball to a teammate.
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.
To keep fit, the club is holding separate training sessions of not more than five players each at different locations while beefing up its squad in readiness for continental football and defending their crown.
Zhao defeated amateur Oliver Brown 3-0 in the group opener and went on to beat Nigel Bond 3-1. The world no. 29 secured his top position in the group despite a loss to Liam Highfield 3-0, as the other three players of his group drew with each other in their encounters.
Raman is desperately committed to securing his place in Schalke's first eleven and make his way back to the Belgian national team.
BERLIN, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- The German Bundesliga could again be a role model for world sports.
Battaglia made his debut for Argentina against Colombia in September 2018 but his ascent on the international stage was halted by a serious knee injury just weeks later.
Bellingham, Reyna, Brazilian Reinier, the young superstars Jadon Sancho and goal-monster Erling Haaland (both 20), wonderboy Youssoufa Moukoko (15) all offer pace and fearlessness.
Elsewhere, Estudiantes beat Alianza Lima 3-2 and Caracas won 3-2 at Independiente Medellin. Enditem
The Championship League has been expanded to a full World Snooker Tour ranking event this season, featuring 128 players in three stages over 21 days.
Former Birmingham midfielder Jude Bellingham is said to be a decisive factor as the 17-year-old impressed with his maturity when operating as a box-to-box midfielder.