"I was trying to find my rhythm and enhancing my cooperation with my teammates in today's match because I have long been out of formal games this year," said Tianjin captain Li.
The 21-year-old replaces Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus, who has been ruled out of the fixtures with a calf injury.
Jiangsu led 10-2 lead to start the match as spiker Zhang Changning could hardly be stopped, and Shanghai also faced great pressure upon blocks from Xu Ruoya.
MADRID, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- The third round of matches in Spain's Liga Santander sees FC Barcelona, Atletico Madrid, Sevilla and newly promoted Elche finally make their league debuts, while Real Madrid travel to play one of the in-form teams at the start of the season.
Due to challenges in securing all logistical arrangements for players and participants, staging the Asian leg in November as originally planned was no longer a viable option, the world governing body of badminton said in a statement.
Newly-crowned US Open champion Dominic Thiem, who has lost back-to-back Roland Garros finals to Nadal, has been drawn into the same half as the Spaniard and faces non-seeded former world No. 3 Marin Cilic.
Meanwhile, Real Betis has started the season with two wins from two games and looks a lot tougher under former Real Madrid and Manchester City coach Manuel Pellegrini than under Joan Ferrer 'Rubi' last season.
"You did not deserve for them to throw you out like they did. But the truth is that at this stage nothing surprises me anymore."
Both Tottenham and Newcastle have produced Jekyll and Hyde starts to the season, with Spurs losing to Everton and then scoring five away to Southampton, while Newcastle beat West Ham before being thrashed at home to Brighton and then netting seven in the Carabeo Cup. Given those records anything could happen when the two teams meet at White Hart Lane.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 23 (Xinhua) -- A late goal from forward Pepe handed Gremio a 1-0 victory over Brazilian rivals Gremio in their Copa Libertadores Group E match on Wednesday.
Colin Chong, Everton FC's stadium development director noted that "the people of this city and region have helped shape our plans throughout this project. As we enter the conclusion of the planning phase of the project, our submission is the culmination of a significant amount of work and extreme care that ensures our stadium proposals not only enhance Bramley-Moore Dock but also the surrounding area. This is a once in a generation opportunity to make a difference to the future of our city."