Messi's father Jorge flew into Barcelona on Wednesday to meet with Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu, but that meeting failed to see the two parties move closer to an agreement, raising the possibility of a court case - something Messi insisted he wanted to avoid.
The 22-year-old netted again on the stroke of half-time with a powerful left-footed finish after Hyoran Kaue's assist.
13 minutes later, Anderson Talisca leveled the score with a similar long drive. Two minutes after that, Evergrande's Fernando Henrique kicked the ball home again in the melee in front of the gate but was ruled out as offside firstly. His goal was denied again by the referee in the 85th minute.
Ruichang defeated Hunan Hualai 4-1 to continue sitting second, leaving their opponents in third place.
Peters, 26, who is riding in his maiden Tour de France, produced a brilliant long-range solo breakaway to record his first stage win, leading Toms Skujins and Carlos Verona, who arrived at the same time, by 47 seconds.
"I managed to beat this milestone of 100 goals and now for the record (109)," said Ronaldo, who is only outscored by Iran's Ali Daei with 109 international goals. "It's step-by-step. I am not obsessed because I believe the records come in a natural way."
"They feel that what is happening with the U.S. Government could create a negative precedent internationally that could be replicated and would jeopardize the entire global anti-doping system."
Defender Mohammad Reza Khanzadeh, midfielders Ashkan Dejagah and Akbar Imani scored for Tractor in the first half.
BEIJING, Sept. 3 (Xinhua) -- The English Premier League announced on Thursday that they have terminated their cooperation with Chinese broadcaster PP Sports.
Iran's match with Uzbekistan, previously set for September 7, has been rescheduled for October 8 in Tashkent's Bunyodkor Stadium.
Reigning champion Barty said there were two reasons for her decision to skip the clay-court tournament, which is scheduled to take place in Paris from September 27 to October 11.