But on September 4, the striker published a video message confirming that he would remain at the club for the 2020-21 season to see out the remaining year of his contract.
In a lifeless first half between two newly promoted sides, Ever Bright striker Luiz Muriqui pulled muscle and was substituted in the 24th minute.
The 2020/2021 season will provide thrilling games for fans as the leading clubs are close together. "We had only four points between the top three before the pandemic outbreak."
SUZHOU, China, Sept. 5 (Xinhua) -- Shijiazhuang Ever Bright beat Qingdao Huanghai 1-0 in the ninth round of the Chinese Super League (CSL) here on Saturday.
SIPG remain unbeaten with six wins and two draws before the match. They kept offense flowing and had a point-blank chance on 34 minutes, while captain Hulk blasted a close-range shot that was saved by China Fortune keeper Bao Yaxiong.
Qingdao stormed to a 4-0 lead after they took victories in mixed doubles, men's singles, women's doubles and women's singles. However, men's doubles young pair Guo Ruohan and Shang Yichen defended some honor for Xiamen as they overcame a one game deficit to beat world champion Liu Yuchen and his partner Guo Junhao 9-11, 11-8, 11-9, 11-9 in the final dual.
"The sport venues are almost completely finished. All the constructions are on time. The financing for these Games, and especially the private contributions from the Chinese business players, has been unprecedented," he said.
The success of clubs and coaches strengthens the Bundesliga's position in European football, against the English Premier League, Spain's La Liga, the Italian Serie A, and France's Ligue 1.
He became a first-team regular under manager Renato Gaucho following the departure of Everton Soares to Benfica last month.
"I feel satisfied with my performance after the first seven rounds. I tried my best to earn points for my team in every game. As young players, we should seize the opportunities to improve ourselves through such games," said Li Shipei, who rallied from two sets down to win in the men's singles, securing the victory for Ruichang.
With Bayern's Manuel Neuer, Gnabry, Leon Goretzka, and Joshua Kimmich returning in October after a break recovering, Loew might count on the second axis of a Chelsea fraction Werner, Antonio Ruediger, and Kai Havertz.