Fujian's form faded suddenly in the middle of the third set as Shanghai staged a 9-0 scoring run, including three points from serving. Shanghai then kept the huge lead until the set ended.
It must be safe to play domestic league games at the weekend after playing midweek Champions League games in areas with high infection rates, Zorc added. "It seems half of the big cities might be regarded as risk areas."
With the score tied at 68-all before the final quarter, Sichuan took charge of the last 10 minutes despite Shao's departure.
Bayern responded well but still lacked in penetration to overcome Hoffenheim's defense. To make things worse, Hoffenheim doubled their advantage eight minutes later as Munas Dabbur capitalized on a misplaced clearance from Benjamin Pavard to beat goalkeeper Manuel Neuer into the far post corner.
Fiorentina's Federico Chiesa celebrates his goal during a Serie A soccer match between FC Inter and Fiorentina in Milan, Italy, Sept. 26, 2020. (Photo by Alberto Lingria/Xinhua)
The remaining games will be played on Sunday, with FC Barcelona kicking off their season at home to Villarreal. Enditem
The club's new trio faces its first game next weekend when they travel to Champions League participant RB Leipzig.
Lincoln put the hosts ahead with a low strike after a counter-attack in the 26th minute and Fiorentina loanee Pedro capitalized on Gabriel Barbosa's unselfish slide-rule pass to double the lead on the half-hour mark.
Libertad are third, level on points with Caracas FC, but with an inferior goal difference.
"In fact, we're still waiting for legal guidelines to run the games," Dortmund's sports director Michael Zorc complained.
Yao Zhenxu, former Vice President of the Chinese Table Tennis Association (CTTA), was appointed Personal Honorary Member of the ITTF for his long-time commitment to international table tennis.