"It's not true that I'm not counting on him," insisted Koeman, who believes a loan move is likely.
Al-Taawoun will face Persepolis again on Friday.
The previous best outdoor pole vault performance of 6.14m was set by Ukrainian legend Sergey Bubka in 1994, which had stayed untouched for 26 years.
20 minutes later, Jaroslav Zeleny got lucky and his shot from the top of the box bounced off a teammate and into Dunajska Streda's net to tie things up for the visitors 1-1.
The hero of the night became the home team's Moldavian striker Ion Nicolaescu who tied the game five minutes before the end of regulation on his debut and then put Dunajska Streda ahead 4-3 six minutes into overtime with a quick and un-saveable shot from the edge of the box.
Nishikori needed six match points to seal the win in two hours at the ATP Masters event held behind closed doors at the Foro Italico.
Multiple Chinese media outlets revealed that Tencent Sports would pay 10 million U.S. dollars for the one-year contract.
The plane carrying Bale, who will play on loan at the team he left to join Real Madrid in 2013, touched down at Luton Airport (north of London) at around 1 p.m. local time. Spain international left-back Sergio Reguilon, who will also join Spurs in a move worth around 30 million euros, was also on the plane.
KPL's case was further compromised by the fact that not all 18-KPL clubs had appended their names to the petition.
MADRID, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- Spanish La Liga club Granada make their European debut on Thursday when they head to Albanian side Teuta for a Europa League qualifying tie.
Premier League fans from the Chinese mainland didn't have an official means to watch the first round matches of the new season, which kicked off on September 12. Enditem