Xinjiang bowed out from the semifinals last season due to frail backcourt rotation. Both Yu and Wu will be expected to provide leadership and make up Xinjiang's outside defense.
Elsewhere, Relentless Borussia Monchengladbach whitewashed lower league side FC Oberneuland 8-0. Cologne crushed VSG Altglienicke 6-0 while Augsburg showed no mercy following a 7-0 victory over Eintracht Celle, and Wolfsburg moved past Union Furstenwalde 4-1. Enditem
In the opening men's doubles, Zheng Siwei/Wang Yilv crushed Li Junhui/Ren Xiangyu 11-7, 11-6, 11-6 in just 21 minutes to gain the first point for Qingdao.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 9 (Xinhua) -- Former Brazilian national team manager Mano Menezes has been named head coach of Bahia, the Brazilian Serie A club said on Wednesday.
The new season of the Premier League will unveil on Saturday. Since no spectators will be allowed in England in September, all 28 games this month will be shown live on TV in the UK. Enditem
"Despite the impact brought by the COVID-19 outbreak, we will stick with our goals, and we are confident we will finish the work as scheduled and up to high standard," Li Shenfei, deputy director of the HAGOC Venues Department, told Xinhua.
The region's qualifiers are scheduled to begin in October, more than six months later than originally planned because of the global health crisis.
The top four teams enter the knockout round of the CBSL, which will kick off on Sunday. A draw will be held on Saturday to decide the schedule of the semifinals. Enditem
Shaanxi failed to level up before the half-time break when Wang Erzhuo's powerful long volley out of the box went wide in the 30th minute.
Ten minutes later, Spanish midfielder Nono curved the ball beautifully over the wall on a set-piece and Dobrivoj Rusov had to fish the ball out of his net for the second and final time.
According to CFA's decision, Shanghai were fined 200,000 yuan with Camila suspended for 10 games and fined 20,000 yuan. Her teammate Li Jiayue was suspended for four games and was fined 8,000 yuan. Xu Jian, an official of the team, was banned from the sideline for five games and was fined 25,000 yuan while Wang Qinqing, also a team official, was banned from the sideline for 15 months and was fined 150,000 yuan.