Several media say Szalai unsuccessfully tried to convince the club to stick to its promise to pay back the wage cut implemented due to financial losses caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dortmund continued on the front foot and controlled possession but Augsburg's well-positioned defense defused most attacks in the midfield.
Betis are another team with two wins from two games after Nabil Fekir's penalty after 10 minutes and William Caravalho's powerful drive from outside the area eight minutes later gave the team from Seville a comfortable 2-0 victory against Valladolid and maintain new coach Manuel Pellegrini's perfect start.
Knowing that a two-goal margin win would secure their place in the Round of 16 alongside Al Ahli and ahead of Al Shorta, Esteghlal pressed hard from the outset and opened the scoring in the 29th minute when Mehdi Ghaedi, assisted by Farshid Esmaeili on the edge of the box, drilled a powerful drive that nestled into the bottom corner despite Al Owais' best efforts to save the shot.
The press also report that Barca have reached an agreement to allow striker Luis Suarez to join Atletico Madrid.
After the goal, the Spanish team gained momentum and put pressure on Bayern, but the German side equalized in the 34th minute through Leon Goretzka's finish.
"We will be announcing a new rival on the same date as soon as possible," the entity said in a separate statement.
After 12 matches, Shanghai sat atop the eight-team Suzhou Division with 29 points, four points ahead of Beijing Guoan, while Shijiazhuang slipped out of top four, one point behind Hebei China Fortune to rank fifth with 17 points.
Bayern then reestablished control of the game, but Robert Lewandowski and Leroy Sane both had goals chalked off.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 20 (Xinhua) -- Six Flamengo players have tested positive for the coronavirus ahead of the Brazilian club's Copa Libertadores group match against Ecuador's Barcelona SC.
The London club said their medical team was informed of the test results as the team was at London Stadium preparing for their Tuesday evening's EFL Cup third-round match against Hull City.