Although Suning looked like they dominated the game, it was Shenhua who created real threat. The 40th minute saw the Shanghai side's 21-year-old defender Wen Jiabao dribble through the Brazilian Joao Miranda and volleying from a close range, but his shot was denied by Suning goalkeeper Gu Chao.
Struggling Schalke has been shaken to its core yet again. Several possible successors have been named at a time when the club is also having to deal with significant financial problems. The current mood has hit rock bottom.
Yet, the fourth set became Jiangsu's one-sided show again as Gong Xiangyu made six kills and one block.
The WTT Champions Series will also see players battling for prize money and ranking points in their attempt to reach the WTT Cup Finals.
Leandro Martinez gave the hosts hope by combining with Cristian Colman and beating goalkeeper Cesar at his near post after some sloppy Flamengo defending.
America de Cali forward Aldair Rodriguez, Deportivo Municipal midfielder David Dioses and Cesar Vallejo midfielder Raziel Garcia were named on a 30-man list that is expected to be pruned in the coming days.
Both Kinyamal and Rotich boast personal bests of 1:43.12 and 1:42.54 respectively in the 800m.
"This work will continue until the opening of the Olympics," he said. "This crisis requires a lot of flexibilities and sacrifice from all of us.
Former Barcelona midfielder Paulinho made it 2-0 for the defending champions in the 25th minute when another naturalized player Fei Nanduo, known as Fernandinho in Brazil, saw his shot parried by Henan goalkeeper Wu Yan, and the ball rebounded to the feet of Paulinho, who tapped it in.
In other action, Hebei and Tianjin lost several chances to take a lead in the first half, when Hebei forwards Buya Turay and Markao failed to score in succession in the eighth minute, and Tianjin's 21-year-old midfielder Liu Ruofan missed three times in a row.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 23 (Xinhua) -- Canadian star Bianca Andreescu has announced that she will not compete in the remainder of the 2020 season and will instead spend the rest of the year concentrating on her "health and training", local media reported on Wednesday.