A winless run of 18 games from the end of last season seems to endanger the club's future more than ever before if the right steps aren't made now.
Suzhou, who had scored only three goals in their previous five matches, took an early lead as Li Zhi converted a penalty in the 16th minute.
Shandong expects a tough match on Sunday with title favorites Inner Mongolia as their next opponent, while Daqing hopes to bounce back in Sunday's encounter with Beijing, another losing side on Thursday. Enditem
Receiving his award on Tuesday in Nyon, Switzerland during the 2020/21 Champions League draw, Lewandowski discussed his best moments of the season. "It's hard to choose, but the Champions League final, the game against Tottenham and four goals against Red Star Belgrade were great achievements," said the attacker.
"Those are decisions for the club and the player, but as you have seen I am going to count on him. He hasn't played at the start because there are others and Ansu (Fati) has shown he is very good for the team," explained the Barca boss. Enditem
Last season's WCBA league saw an earlier conclusion than originally scheduled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and Thursday's first round matches ended a nine-month WCBA drought.
"More than 10,000 schools in China are using our products," said Liang. "And we are expecting more."
Emerson scored an own goal in the 48th minute of the game to make it 2-2 after goals from Aissa Mandi and William Carvalho overturned Fede Valverde's 14th minute opener for Real Madrid.
Sergio Ramos won the game for Madrid with an 82nd minute penalty again awarded by VAR after Marc Bartra was adjudged to have handled a ball from Borja Mayoral, although nobody had appealed for the foul.
The announcement came less than a day after Botafogo's 2-1 home defeat to Bahia, a result that left them 19th in the 20-team league standings with just one win from 12 matches.
Meanwhile, Guarani also booked a place in the next stage of the tournament with a 3-1 win at Tigre. Johan Romana, Jose Florentin and Cecilio Dominguez netted for the Paraguayan outfit while Pablo Magnin was on target for the Argentine side.