Atletico Madrid's pre-season hasn't been a bed of roses with coach Diego Simeone testing positive for COVID-19 and central defender Jose Gimenez also returning a positive test at the start of the week to complicate preparations for their league debut at home to an impressive Granada.
Sevilla did create a great chance to score later, but Bayern goalkeeper Manuel Neuer managed to keep the scores level to send the match into extra-time.
In Sunday's game, Pirlo started new arrivals Dejan Kulusevski and Weston McKennie, with talisman Cristiano Ronaldo leading the attacking line.
Henan missed the chance to equalize in the 64th minute when Fernando Karanga's spot-kick was blocked by Guangzhou Evergrande goalkeeper Liu Dianzuo.
Wuhan ranked fifth with 16 points, only one point behind the fourth-placed Shijiangzhuang Ever Bright and two points behind the third-placed Hebei China fortune, while Chongqing sat sixth with 15 points before the match.
JERUSALEM, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- Israeli outfit Hapoel Beer Sheva reached the play-off round of the UEFA Europa League after beating Scotland's Motherwell 3-0 on Thursday evening.
DOHA, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- Sharjah scored five goals in the second half for a convincing 6-0 victory over Al Taawoun FC, moving to the second place in Group C of the 2020 AFC Champions League on Monday.
Wagner's time in Gelsenkirchen might soon expire as it seems only a win against Werder Bremen this Saturday evening can save him from being sacked.
Former Changchun Yatai forward Marinho continued his impressive form with an early strike before Juan Diego Rojas equalized in the 74th minute.
Wolfsburg made a powerful start on home soil and caused a lot of trouble on the left wing. It took the hosts only 16 minutes to break the deadlock when Renato Steffen flicked on Admir Mehmedi's pinpoint corner, allowing Guilavogui to nod home the opener from close range.
Qingdao went one player down eight minutes after the break as Yin Yaji collected his second yellow card.