"We kept Bayern at distance and finished off our fast breaks. Moreover, we fought as a team on the pitch. This is why we won today," Hoffenheim goalkeeper Oliver Baumann said.
Both teams created and missed chances in the first half and made life a little easier in the season, with no one breaking the deadlock.
It is thought the 41-year-old Baum will act as a mastermind as he stands for the new generation of coaches addicted to innovative tactical approaches.
The defeat again highlights doubts about Manchester City's defense as they were taken apart by Leicester even though Riyad Mahrez put Guardiola's men ahead in just the fourth minute.
As a central city in northwest China, Xining has the largest ice hockey stadium in the region. Due to the unique climate and advanced facilities, ice and snow sports are growing more and more popular in Xining.
Jiangsu won their sixth straight game and advanced as the pace-setter in group A.
Dubbed #RESTART, the series will witness a return of international table tennis events after several months of suspended activity due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
"Our being entrusted to host this global event is evidence of the confidence that the world has in our country and our levels of COVID-19 containment, as it will be the first global sporting event to be held on the African continent since the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic," he added.
Bayern started highly motivated in the encounter and took command while Hoffenheim kept 11 men behind the ball in the opening stages.
Saturday's last game saw Danny Ings' fifth minute goal against one of his former clubs give Southampton their first win of the season with a 1-0 win away to Burnley.
Yan Yuxiang from Shandong took first place in the men's 200m butterfly in 2:00.18, with Tianjin's Wu Guangshuai and Hunan's Wang Kecheng rounding out the top three.