New recruits Shao Ting and Gao Song finished with 20 and 15 points respectively for Sichuan, who withstood Shao's earlier departure due to a foul-out. Zhang Wanglai stepped up to chip in 19 points.
41-year-old Baum is expected to take over as soon as possible but at the latest before the following 14-day long league break due to the national team's games.
"The plan was to put Neymar close to Mbappe. We chose an offensive structure. We tried something and I have a lot of confidence in my team," Tuchel said after the match.
China's Zhang Shuai overcame local favorite Alize Cornet 6-4, 7-6 (3) to reach the third round, equaling her previous best record at Roland Garros.
The top 16 world-ranked male and top 16 world-ranked female players will fight for glory at the ITTF Finals, with a cap of four players for each association.
Meanwhile left back Marcelo is also struggling with a back injury and Ferland Mendy will continue in defense.
TEHRAN, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) -- The new season of Iran's Professional League (IPL) will begin on Oct. 22, the Tehran Times daily reported on Thursday.
"I played quite a solid match when I was serving, I was playing some good points. I did some good forehands, winners down the line, that's a key shot for me," said Nadal.
On Saturday, a lower labor court suspended the match, citing a high risk of infection among players, officials, coaching staff and other workers.
The clubs are hoping for similar rules set up for the German national team ahead of internationals in October, including a game in Kiev.
Stage two containing eight groups will be held from October 26 to 29. Stage Three with two groups is scheduled to play on October 30 and the final is on October 30. Enditem