Paco Alcacer put Villarreal ahead after 12 minutes and although Edgar Mendez took advantage of a bad mistake from home keeper Sergio Asenjo 10 minutes before half-time, Gerard Moreno's VAR-assisted penalty allowed Villarreal to retake the lead on the stroke of half-time.
Vinicius Paiva put the hosts ahead by tapping home just after halftime before Lucas Evangelista equalized with a long-range effort.
The undersized Fujian blockers found it hard to stop Shanghai's high-flying spiker Zhang Yichan soon after the start of the first set.
"This also reflects the ever-increasing international appeal of table tennis, which is extremely pleasing to see as we continue to work hard to make the sport more global in the future," he added.
Liaoning stunned Zhejiang quickly after the start of the first set with a 6-0 run and a 7-0 run, which eliminated Zhejiang's chances to resist.
In the other game in Changzhou, Kunshan FC beat Xinjiang Tianshan Leopard 3-2, and Nantong Zhiyun defeated Heilongjiang Lava Spring 1-0. Enditem
BERLIN, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) -- Struggling Schalke 04 is pinning its hopes on the shoulders of a coaching duo to lead the club out of a massive crisis.
Rangnick has successfully worked in Gelsenkirchen twice in 2004 and 2011, and since then enjoys high respect among the club's supporters.
Olimpia must defeat Delfin at home and rely on other results going their way to have any chance of progressing to the knockout phase.
In Wednesday's other quarterfinals, Jiangsu smashed Sichuan 3-0 (25-8, 25-15, 25-20), Tianjin crushed Zhejiang 3-0 (25-15, 25-15, 25-22), and Shandong beat Fujian 3-0 (25-15, 25-20, 25-19). Enditem
Gianluca Caprari pulled one back for Benevento in the 34th minute, before Hakimi got his first goal for his new club in the 42nd minute.