The 29-year-old midfielder joined the Reds with a reported fee of 20 million pounds (about 25.8 million US dollars) for four years to become the club's second signing of the summer transfer window, following Kostas Tsimikas in August.
Dominik Greif, the man guarding the visitor's goal on the opposite end, erased the home team's greatest scoring chance in a similar manner in the 81st minute after a square pass attempt.
"Since I have left the club has been building, the stadium is incredible, the training ground is better than before. It's an exciting time," he added. Enditem
Xiao, world number 31, turned pro in 2007 after winning the Asian U21 Championship. His best ranking performances were runner-up finishes at the 2013 Shanghai Masters and the 2017 Shoot Out.
ROME, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- The 2020-21 Serie A season opened on Saturday with Fiorentina's narrow 1-0 win over Torino.
The Royal Blues striker welcomed Germany's federal states' joint decision to allow the return of 20 percent of the fans in a test-phase until the end of October.
Giovanni Moreno (front R) of Shanghai Greenland Shenhua competes during the 11th round match between Dalian Pro and Shanghai Greenland Shenhua at the postponed 2020 season Chinese Football Association Super League (CSL) Dalian Division in Dalian, northeast China's Liaoning Province, Sept. 14, 2020. (Xinhua/Pan Yulong)
"Everyone will be desperate to beat Europe's top team," the 32-year-old Pole told Xinhua before the Bavarians' 2020/21 Bundesliga curtain-raiser against Schalke on Friday.
"This is our last friendly and it is a good test because we are playing a La Liga side and it will allow us to see how we are physically and also in terms of our football and quality," he said in a press conference.
"While we were training with the national team in the last few months, our teammates were also working hard with our coach in Tianjin, so I am very confident in our team," said Wang in a recent interview with local media.
World no. 9 Stephen Maguire only managed to draw twice and was beaten by Dale 3-1.