Dubbed #RESTART, the series will witness a return of international table tennis events after several months of suspended activity due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
But there still is a long way to go for Chinese players. On the statistical front, foreign players occupied all the spots in the top 10 highest goal scorers, with Guoan striker Bakambu equalling Hebei China Fortune's Marcos as top scorer on 11 goals apiece.
Saturday's last game saw Danny Ings' fifth minute goal against one of his former clubs give Southampton their first win of the season with a 1-0 win away to Burnley.
Shanghai Shenhua wrapped up with 21 points on the fourth place in the Dalian group, while Henan languished at the bottom with six points.
Brighton hit the woodwork five times during the game before Maupay turned from hero to villain when Harry Maguire's header following a corner hit his outstretched arm in the last action of the game.
"The coach has a fever, there are no other symptoms of the infection. Jerzy Brzeczek will be tested for coronavirus every two days and if the result is negative, the coach will leave the quarantine. On Wednesday all coaching staff will undergo tests but we are in touch with all members of the team and we didn't get signals so far that anyone had a problem," said the spokesperson of the PZPN Jakub Kwiatkowski in the interview for Polish media.
"We accomplished our goal in the first stage. It is a good result to rank first. We will have a good rest to face the second stage," said Shanghai goalkeeper Chen Wei after the game. Enditem
The two sides were locked in a stalemate at the beginning of the third set but after reaching a tie of five, Shanghai scored six in a row and finally won the third 25-19 to reach the semifinals.
Failing to do the job could mean that 43-year-old board member Salihamidzic has not only upset coach Flick but could be in danger of coming under fire from Bayern's club leaders like Karl-Heinz Rummenigge and Oliver Kahn. Enditem
World champion Yan Zibei took the crown in the men's 100m breaststroke in 59.07 seconds, with Wang Lizhuo from Heilongjiang and Yu Zongda from Hubei rounding out the top three.
Among fans and pundits, it seems common sense that Bayern's current squad is too small to talk about new titles. Top European sides are said to keep an eye on Flick despite his until 2023 running contract as the shooting star has proved his outstanding qualities.