"We are a new group. I want to help the team get into a rhythm as soon as possible to prepare for tougher matches ahead," Li noted.
Peng Szu-Chin led Shanghai's charge with 25 points. Li Yingyun and Zhang Zhiting contributed 24 and 21 respectively. Zhang also grabbed 11 rebounds.
BUENOS AIRES, Oct. 5 (Xinhua) -- Boca Juniors midfielder Ivan Marcone has joined Spanish side Elche on a season-long loan, the Argentinian club said on Monday.
BERLIN, Oct. 4 (Xinhua) -- Robert Lewandowski scored four goals to help Bayern Munich beat Hertha Berlin 4-3 in the closing game of the third round in the Bundesliga on Sunday.
Leipzig remained offensively minded but for all that Julian Nagelsmann's men squandered a number of chances as neither Dani Olmo nor Nordi Mukiele was able to extend the lead.
"But I take it as a very positive thing. I am playing quite well to win against a player like Stefano today with this score.
Elsewhere, Athletic Club were linked with a late return of former striker Fernando Llorente only for the deal to fall through, while Valencia coach Javi Gracia is rumored to be considering resigning after a summer which saw the departure of players such as Dani Parejo, Ezequiel Garay and Rodrigo Moreno without any new arrivals to strengthen a squad which failed to qualify for Europe last season.
Esteghlal had been linked with former Werder Bremen coach Alexander Nouri but they failed to reach an agreement with the German-Iranian coach due to financial disagreements.
"We played a little tight at the start. We improved later in the match, and showed our character," said Zhejiang coach Gu Jiaqing.
The goalless draw follows another 0-0 away to newly promoted Huesca in midweek and even though Luis Suarez was in the starting 11 for the second time in four days, he looked to be lacking match-fitness as Atletico produced just two shots on target in the entire 90 minutes.
Beijing closed the first quarter on a 17-4 run, going up 33-17 as the quarter time ran out.