Italian Simone Pianigiani was appointed as the new head coach of the CBA Beijing Ducks.
Shanghai's best chance of the first half came in the 43rd minute as they were awarded a free-kick. But the shot from the Shanghai side's captain Giovanni Moreno was finger-tipped over the crossbar by Luneng goalkeeper Han Rongze.
Zall tried to add fresh attacking impetus by bringing loanee Dong Xuesheng and under-23 goalkeeper Wang Zhifeng on for the second half.
In addition, former Bayi center Liang Yingqi and Sichuan Blue Whales guard Wang Zhengbo have also signed contracts with Xinjiang. Enditem
The bamboo shape means "getting higher and higher." The cover button is taken from the traditional Chinese wishful shape, wishing the Beijing Winter Olympics a resounding success.
Dalian ended the impasse in the 33rd minute when Swedish winger Sam Larsson assisted Salomon Rondon to net a stunning long-range strike.
Moreno equalized for Shanghai in the 81st minute, as the Columbia international dribbled, shrugging off four defenders in the box before firing an angled shot past Han.
Jumbo-Visma's Primoz Roglic arrived with the leading group and kept his 21-second lead on the overall standings.
"This is the first event at such a high level since the training session, after having trained so long, I think all the athletes will be ready to perform their best at the event," said Xie, the 200m Asian record holder.
Luneng pulled one goal back in the 85th minute as Evergrande's goalkeeper Liu Dianzuo's howler allowed Wu Xinghan to score a follow-up.
All the participants need to take epidemic prevention and control measures when they are entering the football pitches, such as disinfecting their hands and receiving body temperature checks. However, the epidemic has been brought under control in Guizhou.