With the score tied at 68-all before the final quarter, Sichuan took charge of the last 10 minutes despite Shao's departure.
Nadal powered to sweep 11 straight games from a 1-1 tie in the first set, which ended when the 19-time Grand Slam champion forced McDonald to come to the net with a dropshot and then fired a forehand cross-court winner.
However, that goal only served to pique Liverpool and Sadio Mane drew them level with a simple volleyed finish after Leno did well to parry a shot from Mohamed Salah on the break.
The players, all aged between 12 and 15, were returning to the town of Offinso having undergone a local district football registration exercise when their driver lost control of the minibus and crashed into a river.
A series of ethnic Mongolian sports activities, including horse lassoing on snow, horse training, camel racing and Mongolian chess will be held during the Naadam festival.
China's General Administration of Sports has listed the tournament as one of six major sports events during the "Golden Week" holiday.
Chelsea boss Frank Lampard benched much-criticized goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga and replaced him with Willy Caballero, but his side trailed 3-0 at the break as Callum Robinson netted in the fourth and 25th minute and Kyle Bartley made it 3-0 in the 27th minute.
Shanghai continued their tight control in front of the net in the second set. Although Fujian made several substitutions, they still failed to shake Shanghai's advantage.
Ranking fourth in the preliminary heat, Olympic champion Ye Shiwen failed to advance to the final of the women's 400m individual medley, as she failed to make the top eight in the physical tests, according to a new rule of the championships.
For the fifth placed Shenzhen, any prospect of promoting the top four appeared to be extinguished when Pouraliganji's powerful shot hit the crossbar on 75 minutes.
The game had already seen plenty of drama with Solly March heading Brighton level in the 95th minute, when it looked as if a Lewis Dunk own goal and a cool finish from Marcos Rashford would give Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's men the point.