To leave space for postponed matches, the Champions League's group phase's timeframe has been extended until January 28.
BUENOS AIRES, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) -- Six-time champions Boca Juniors secured their place in the Copa Libertadores knockout stage on Tuesday, despite being held to a goalless home draw by Libertad.
Despite the loss, Shanghai is still secure atop the Suzhou division.
Elsewhere, Borussia Monchengladbach are still waiting for their first win of the season as they shared the spoils with Union Berlin following a 1-1 draw.
"I will be competing for the first time since running under two hours at the INEOS 1:59 Challenge. I'm happy to race with the dominant athletes, that is how the sport is and should be treated like that. Competition makes the sport beautiful," he added.
The Nerazzurri made a dream start just 28 seconds into the game, as Romelu Lukaku broke the deadlock from Achraf Hakimi's assist.
Another game on Monday saw Tianjin take a 3-0 (25-17, 25-17, 25-17) victory over Fujian.
The second set became a lop-sided show for Shanghai, which built an 11-4 lead at the start before Liaoning fought back to cut the score 12-8. However, Shanghai gradually controlled the pace of the match and denied Liaoning a chance to rally back.
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.
Tourists can participate in a photo contest, enjoy traditional singing and dancing programs as well as discover Mongolian cuisine during the festival.
Guangzhou Evergrande are chasing their ninth CSL title having dropped just eight points. But Fabio Cannavaro's side still have problems to solve on the defensive end, where ageing full-backs Li Xuepeng and Zhang Linpeng have raised questions whether they can stay healthy and consistent throughout the next stage.