"This is the first event at such a high level since the training session, after having trained so long, I think all the athletes will be ready to perform their best at the event," said Xie, the 200m Asian record holder.
Guoan extended the lead just three minutes after the break as Teda's clearance went into the path of Renato Augusto who bent a curler into the top corner.
Granada only had two chances all game, but Athletic's problem in turning possession into chances continues from last season.
After the half time, the "Herthaner" came out with their guns blazing whereas Braunschweig kept eleven men behind the ball to protect the lead.
"I'm aware that the opponents that I play from now on are going to be very tough," said Osaka, who won the US Open in 2018. "For me, I think the last two Grand Slams titles, everything happened so fast, I wasn't really in the moment. I'm just really happy to be in the semis, and hopefully I can keep going."
On the other side of Manchester, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer can be reasonably satisfied after a season that looked destined to end in total mediocrity finished with a third-place finish and a Europa League semi-final appearance.
Aris is one of Greece's most successful clubs, having won the fourth most Super League titles after Olympiacos, Panathinaikos and AEK Athens. Enditem
Melichar said: "Before the match, I told my coach I was prepared for a 7-6 in the third set. Obviously I'm thrilled we won 7-6 in the third. You always wish that it's easier, but we fought our hearts out."
But just when it appeared as if the race had settled into a predictable rhythm, the Racing Point of Lance Stroll suffered a puncture on lap 43 that sent the Canadian careening off the circuit at high speed.
Moreno equalized for Shanghai in the 81st minute, as the Columbia international dribbled, shrugging off four defenders in the box before firing an angled shot past Han.
CHENGDU, Sept. 12 (Xinhua) -- After over 300 days of waiting, China's second-tier league, the Chinese Football League A kicked off here on Saturday.