Despite dominating possession, Albania could not find an equalizing goal and suffered a further blow when captain Elseid Hysaj was sent off after receiving a second yellow card late in the match.
The victory also moved the Azzurri to top spot in Group A1 with four points from two games, one point clear of the Dutch, who are playing under interim coach Dwight Lodeweges following Ronald Koeman's departure for Barcelona, and third-placed Poland, who came from one goal behind to beat Bosnia and Herzegovina 2-1 in Monday's another action.
In the other matches on Monday, Anhui defeated Jiangsu 3-2, while title favorites Qingdao Renzhou and Ruichang Biyuan both extended their winning streak by beating Hunan Hualai 4-1 and Xiamen Tefang 4-1 respectively.
CHENGDU, Sept. 5 (Xinhua) -- Ruichang Biyuan survived an intense battle to beat Zhejiang Nengyuan 3-2 at the 2020 China Badminton Super League here on Saturday.
It is also the second F1 victory for the Faenza-based squad, following Sebastian Vettel's equally unlikely win at the 2008 Italian Grand Prix.
Bennett became the sixth Irishman to win a stage at the Tour and ensured he now has stage wins at all three of cycling's Grand Tours. He won three at the Giro d'Italia in 2018 and two at the Vuelta a Espana in 2019.
Zuriko Davitashvili (R) of Georgia vies with Aleksandar Trajkovski of North Macedonia during the UEFA Nations League football match between Georgia and North Macedonia in Tbilisi, Georgia, Sept. 8, 2020. The match ended in a 1-1 draw. (Photo by Tamuna Kulumbegashvili/Xinhua)
The other promoted sides Huesca and Cadiz will also struggle, with Cadiz likely to miss their fans in the Ramon de Caranza Stadium, while Eibar and Alaves might also find life hard after flirting with danger last season. Eibar have lost plyers such as Orellana, Escalante and Di Blasis, while Alaves, who celebrate their centenary this season, will hope a forward line of Joselu, Lucas Perez and Deyverson should have the goals to keep them in the top flight. Enditem
BEIJING, Sept. 7 (Xinhua) -- AlphaTauri driver Pierre Gasly took an improbable first Formula 1 win at Sunday's Italian Grand Prix, in a remarkable race that was turned upside down by a mid-race safety car period and a crash that required the Grand Prix to be halted.
Havertz, joining his German teammate Timo Werner who arrived at Chelsea earlier this summer, is the Blues' second most expensive signing at 71 million pounds (94 million U.S. dollars).
Leon are now a point clear of second-placed Cruz Azul, who will have the chance to regain top spot when they visit Atlas on Saturday.