Chelsea were the summer's big spenders and the game was a big test of both their and Liverpool's title credentials, but things swung dramatically Liverpool's way as Andreas Christensen was sent off for pulling Mane back when he was through on goal in the first half injury time.
The victory ended Huanghai's seven-game losing streak across all competitions while Teda remained winless in all 13 league matches this season, which put coach Wang Baoshan under growing pressure to restore the team's form.
Maccabi, without nine players who tested positive for the coronavirus, surprised its opponent in the 9th minute, when midfielder Dan Biton scored, after a long pass from forward Eylon Almog.
The top four finishers of each group will form a new group, to be based in Suzhou, to fight for the first to eighth position of the season in the second phase, which will be held between October 16-December 12.
Both sides had chances in the first half, but all shooting attempts were of low quality. Wang Shenchao was fouled in the penalty area in 42nd minute, but the Shanghai defender was offside beforehand.
BEIJING, Sept. 20 (Xinhua) -- Chengdu Better City edged Taizhou Yuanda 2-1 on Sunday to pocket their third straight win in China League One, the second-tier football league in China.
Speaking to Sky Sports after his return to Tottenham on loan, the Welsh international explained he was returning as a more mature person to the club he left in 2013 to join the Spanish giants.
The 33-year-old, who netted 21 goals last season despite needing a knee operation, was filmed at Barca's training ground in tears on Wednesday and the move could be confirmed in a matter of hours. Enditem
Shanghai is scheduled to meet Beijing Guoan in the next round on Friday, and will secure the top spot going into the second phase if it could remain undefeated. Shijiazhuang will fight against Chongqing Lifan on the same day.
Samaria said the players' fitness is not a cause for concern, as most of the players have been working out throughout the pandemic to ensure their fitness level.
Zhou Junchen was brought down inside the box in the 54th minute. His teammate Romain Alessandrini then added the second goal for Huanghai by penalty.