Diego Martinez's side kicked off with a 2-0 win at home to Athletic Club, won 4-0 away in Albania in the Europa League qualifying round and then defeated Alaves this Sunday.
After a goalless first half, Chengdu's Lu Weiyang broke the deadlock with a powerful shot from outside the box in the 61st minute. Brazilian striker Leonardo extended the lead 10 minutes later.
ROME, Sept. 20 (Xinhua) -- Andrea Pirlo started his coaching career in Turin with a comprehensive victory, as defending champions Juventus opened their 2020-21 Serie A season by whitewashing Sampdoria 3-0 on Sunday.
Shanghai is scheduled to meet Beijing Guoan in the next round on Friday, and will secure the top spot going into the second phase if it could remain undefeated. Shijiazhuang will fight against Chongqing Lifan on the same day.
"We will be announcing a new rival on the same date as soon as possible," the entity said in a separate statement.
BERLIN, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- 2020 treble winner's Bayern Munich may have secured its position as Europe's top team by beating Euro League winner FC Sevilla in the UEFA Supercup final.
The organizers also highlighted that reviews will take place after each test event, which would help formulate better working and contingency plans amid the pandemic.
"It's really a tough and close match," said spiker Zhang.
The three-time world champion will face Martin Gould in Sunday's final, after the world number 53 stunned world number one Judd Trump 6-3 in the other semifinal.
It was also foul play that facilitated the Eagles opening the scoring in the 27th minute, as Dedryck Boyata hacked down Andre Silva inside the box, with the Portuguese stepping up and converting the resultant penalty.
Andreescu, the 2019 US Open champion, missed the opening months of the year because of a knee injury before the pandemic forced the suspension of the sport.