In his two years at Camp Nou, the Chilean midfielder has added another league winner's medal to his collection, making it an incredible eight leagues in row in three different countries.
Pirlo replaced Maurizio Sarri to become the head coach of Juve's senior squad in August, just 10 days after the maestro took charge of the U-23 team.
James, 29, has also sparkled in his first two matches in the Premier League following his move from Real Madrid.
Uruguay will meet Chile in Montevideo and Argentina face Ecuador in Buenos Aires in other opening day fixtures.
The 50-year-old De Boer signed a contract until the 2022 World Cup. He will start his term next month, when the Dutch play Mexico in a friendly, and Bosnia-Herzegovina and Italy in the Nations League.
However, apart from pride and joy, other topics are seemingly keeping the Bavarian's coach Hansi Flick's mind busy. The 55-year-old is turning his thoughts to future challenges.
Guangzhou still ranks first in the group, and will take on Dalian Pro in the group's last round.
The 16-team CSL was split into two groups, with each group of eight teams based respectively in Dalian and Suzhou. Both groups will play 14 rounds in the first phase, which is to end next Monday.
The China Hub will feature the first Grand Smash, the top tier in professional table tennis.
"The Spanish striker's return to Juventus is now official. The 27-year-old joins on loan from Atletico Madrid, where he has played for the last season and a half. He will be part of this year's team, with an option for a one-year extension to the loan, plus an option to buy," read a statement.
The win came thanks to goals from winger Darwin Machis and veteran Jorge Molina, and means that Granada has won all four of its opening games this season, with two wins in La Liga and two in its first ever appearance in European competition.