Although the referee had already blown the final whistle, VAR awarded a penalty. Then Bruno Fernandes, who had conceded the penalty that gave Brighton the initial lead, smashed the ball into the roof of the net.
For the first time this season, Thomas Tuchel was able to field his Fantastic Four - Neymar, Mbappe, Icardi and Angel Di Maria - at the front and it was rewarded with a comfortable victory.
Pironkova, 33, who has just returned to the Tour after three years' absence at the US Open and made an impressive run to the quarterfinals, receiving a walkover to the third round in Paris. Enditem
Elsewhere, Freiburg and Wolfsburg shared the spoils following a 1-1 stalemate as Josip Brekalo cancelled out Nils Petersen's opener. Enditem
Sergio Ramos won the game for Madrid with an 82nd minute penalty again awarded by VAR after Marc Bartra was adjudged to have handled a ball from Borja Mayoral, although nobody had appealed for the foul.
Thepchaiya Un-Nooh from Thailand won the other group on Saturday.
Kramaric had another chance on target in the closing stages of the first half but Neuer was on guard and kept his team in the game with a diving save.
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There was last second drama as Manchester United got their first win of the season with a 3-2 victory away to Brighton on Saturday thanks to a penalty given after the final whistle.
After having won the 200m and 400m freestyle, Ji Xinjie from Shandong scooped his third gold of the competition in the men's 800m freestyle, with teammate Hu Jia finishing second and Zhang Ziyang from Hubei taking the bronze medal.
The first edition of the Chinese Athletics Street Tour was held in Beijing in July 2015. Since then, the event has been held in many cities in China, including Shanghai, Guangzhou, Xi'an, and Nanjing. Enditem