THE HAGUE, Oct. 4 (Xinhua) -- Reigning Dutch champion, Ajax, suffered its first defeat of the 2020-21 season on Sunday against FC Groningen, while Feyenoord and PSV both booked wins.
Domenec Torrent's men are now fourth in the 20-team standings, three points behind leader Atletico Mineiro.
Jiangsu showed its well-balanced, attacking firepower, with seven players scoring in double figures, led by Sun Li's 18.
Elche will look to build on its win in the Ipurua Stadium in a duel between recently promoted teams when it entertains a solid looking Huesca.
Also missing will be injured left-back Nilson Loyola and influential winger Edison Flores, whose club DC United refused to release him because of a mandatory 14-day self-quarantine for those returning to the United States capital from abroad. In addition, forward Jefferson Farfan is in doubt for the matches after re-injuring his troublesome left knee.
Shanghai's hope of leveling the game was shattered as Barbra Banda's shot in the 87th minute hit the woodwork and bounced off.
Wang Lili made 11 of 20 field shots and scored 25 points for Xinjiang, one of the title contenders over the current campaign. Wang Siyu helped with 11.
Esteban Burgos scored from the penalty spot for Eibar after 28 minutes only for Toni Villa to equalize for the home team eight minutes later.
Luo Xinyu bagged 18 points for Jiangsu, who also got 14 points apiece from Xu Chenyan and Jiang Jiayin.
In the women's action, Iga Swiatek, who shocked top seed Simona Halep in the fourth round, continued her momentum by dispatching Italy's qualifier Martina Trevisan 6-3, 6-1 to become the first Polish woman to reach the semifinals at Roland Garros in the open era, one round further than former world No.2 Agnieszka Radwanska.
France's Clara Burel hits a return during the women's singles third round match against China's Zhang Shuai in the French Open tennis tournament 2020 at Roland Garros in Paris, France, Oct. 3, 2020. (Xinhua/Gao Jing)