Bakambu and Augusto helped Beijing grab another score by exchanging their roles in the 46th minute. Bakambu converted a header with the assist of Augusto to make it 2-1.
The battle for the second place remained tight until the final kilometers, as Rio Olympic Games runner-up Cai, representing Team Yunnan, held off a strong challenge from London Olympic champion Chen to finish second in 1:22:03. The 28-year-old Chen of Guangdong trailed nine seconds further behind to take the third place.
The single-leg match of the third qualifying round was played behind closed doors at Bloomfield Stadium in Jaffa, the southern part of the coastal city of Tel Aviv-Jaffa.
The Arsenal captain scored a brace in last season's FA Cup final as Arsenal came from behind to beat Chelsea 2-1. He also netted in Arsenal's 3-0 victory over Fulham last Saturday in their first game of the new Premier League season.
As expected, Barcelona star Lionel Messi heads the list, with Juventus forward Paulo Dybala and Inter Milan striker Lautaro Martinez also included.
The idea to add some leadership skills to exiting teenage talents could well pay off if the Swiss coach can create stability.
But there was no place for striker Edinson Cavani, who has yet to find a new club after parting ways with Paris Saint-Germain in June. The 33-year-old has not played since March.
BERLIN, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- Borussia Dortmund eased past Borussia Monchengladbach 3-0 in their Bundesliga opener on Saturday thanks to Erling Haaland's second-half brace.
More than other clubs, Schalke has suffered from games behind closed doors. "Schalke is a club with a very close connection to its enthusiastic fans. To play without them feels strange," he commented.
The Baggies opened the scoring thanks to new signing Grady Diangana in the 10th minute, but Calvert-Lewin leveled with a back heel that was given after consultation with VAR.
Tencent Sports, a subsidiary of Chinese internet giant Tencent, will broadcast all 372 remaining matches from the second round of Premier League which are scheduled to start on Saturday.