Qingdao scored the consolation goal from Denis Popovic's penalty in the dying minutes.
According to the schedule, Play-Ins through Semifinals will be held in the Shanghai Media Tech Studio from Sept. 25 to Oct. 25, and Finals will be held in the newly constructed Pudong Football Stadium on Oct. 31.
The fact that the Royal Blues have worn out nine managers in 11 years, at least to some extent, explains David Wagner's hopeless situation. The 48-year-old former Huddersfield manager is the club's 10th incumbent.
The South American zone World Cup qualifiers were originally scheduled to begin in late March but were suspended because of the coronavirus pandemic.
"I have come to the difficult decision to skip the clay court swing this year and will be taking the remainder of the season off to focus on my health and my training," the world number seven said.
Bakambu (C) of Beijing Sinobo Guoan vies for the ball during the 13th round match between Shanghai SIPG and Beijing Sinobo Guoan at the postponed 2020 season Chinese Football Association Super League (CSL) Suzhou Division in Suzhou, east China's Jiangsu Province, Sept. 25, 2020. (Xinhua/Ji Chunpeng)
The testing of players is mandatory in the Premier Leauge but not in the English Football League which includes Championship, League One and League Two.
Guangzhou posed more threats than Dalian in the first half, but no goals were scored. What's worse for Rafa Benitez's side, Swedish center-back Marcus Danielson was subbed after just 21 minutes because of a head injury.
The world 10,000m bronze medalist Agnes Tirop of Kenya will also spice up the 3,000m event.
"This work will continue until the opening of the Olympics," he said. "This crisis requires a lot of flexibilities and sacrifice from all of us.
Wei Xiaoyuan of Guangxi competes during the floor exercises match of the women's individual all-round final at the 2020 Chinese National Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Zhaoqing, south China's Guangdong Province, Sept. 26, 2020. (Xinhua/Xu Ya'nan)