Jota is Liverpool's third signing this summer, following Spanish midfielder Thiago Alcantara and Greek defender Kostas Tsimikas.
Xinjiang's chances to equalized were seriously diminished in the 38th minute when their goalkeeper Gu Junjie was sent off for picking up his second yellow card of the game.
"The whole sports business is going through a difficult time, so the broadcasters in China have to buy the broadcasting rights based on rational judgement. We need to enhance our bargaining power," Wang Dong, executive vice president of Suning Sports, said during the 2020 China International Fair for Trade in Services (CIFTIS). Enditem
Former Birmingham midfielder Jude Bellingham is said to be a decisive factor as the 17-year-old impressed with his maturity when operating as a box-to-box midfielder.
"We have to improve in order to be able to compete in the league with guarantees," added Dutchman.
Khalid Al-Ghannam (R) of Al Nassr FC vies for the ball with Seyed Mohammad Karimi of Sepahan FC during the AFC Asian Champions League group D football match between Al Nassr FC of Saudi Arabia and Sepahan FC of Iran at Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium in Doha, Capital of Qatar, September 15, 2020. (Photo by Nikku/Xinhua)
Bremen needed 30 minutes to gain a foothold into the game as Joshua Sargent tested Alexander Scholow with a long-range effort.
Victoria Azarenka of Belarus beat American Venus Williams 7-6 (7), 6-2 in their first round match. Enditem
"In the Champions League's final round, we had many players able to go full tilt all the time for the tournament-like competition. But over an entire season, we have to talk about adjustments and use our heads."
The two-day competition will see the country's most prestigious female race walkers, including world record holder Liu Hong and world champion Yang Jiayu, vying for the women's 20km title on Sunday. Enditem
One piece of good news is that the record German champions have "so many young players and all of them are as hungry as the established ones. You can feel it in every training session," the 2019/20 Champions League's top scorer said.