The top four teams at the end of the qualifying tournament - in which teams play each other twice on a home-and-away basis - will automatically earn a World Cup berth. The fifth-ranked side will advance to a two-legged intercontinental playoff.
The second half witnessed breakthroughs in the final moments. In the 89th minute, Alan Douglas Borges de Carvalho fired a missile for Beijing after finding a gap between two defenders.
The 23-year-old forward has signed a five-year contract with a reported transfer fee of 41 million pounds (52 million U.S. dollars).
"The result didn't meet my expectations, I was thinking about 20.50s or so," said Xie.
Aubameyang scored in Arsenal's opening game of the season as they won 3-0 away last Saturday and netted 22 league goals last season (to add to the 22 he scored the previous year), as well as scoring both goals in his side's FA Cup final win over Chelsea.
The region's premier club tournament, the Copa Libertadores, was due to resume on Tuesday, having been suspended in mid-March.
With Li Shenglong's header in the 75th minute, Shanghai SIPG beat Chongqing Lifan 3-2.
The Curitiba-based side top the Group C standings with six points from three matches, ahead of Chile's Colo-Colo on goal difference. Jorge Wilstermann are third with three points.
Events in indoor and outdoor arena will be separate.
MADRID, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- Defending La Liga champions Real Madrid kick off their 2020-21 league campaign with a difficult visit to play Real Sociedad on Sunday evening.
Some have questioned the need of the motion (which was presented the same day that Lionel Messi said he wanted to abandon FC Barcelona) given that the club will hold elections for a new president in March 2021 in which Bartomeu will not be able to stand. Enditem