Capped twice for Argentina's national team, Quarta has made 101 appearances for River Plate and scored nine goals since his professional debut in 2016. Enditem
Luneng went ahead in the 19th minute when their striker Duan Liuyu miskicked the ball which flew into Pelle's way, and the Italian swept it in from a close range.
Two minutes later, Bremen eventually broke the deadlock after Ludwig Augustinsson's pinpoint cross to the far post found Joshua Sargent, who made no mistake to head home into the top left corner.
The 35-year-old joined the Greek club last month after exercising a clause in his Flamengo contract that allowed him to return to Europe on a free transfer.
The match was delayed for half an hour because of heavy rain. As the match was going for a goalless draw in the first half, Shanghai broke the deadlock in the stoppage time with a volley shot from Austrian striker Marko Arnautovic. After repeated checking by VAR, the referee finally rewarded the goal to Shanghai.
The "Eagles" got their first effort on target 18 minutes into the clash when Dominik Kohr rattled the woodwork with a long-range hammer.
Around 800 fans witnessed the opening ceremony and the opening match. Newly promoted Chengdu Xingcheng Habitat beat Beijing Renhe 3-2 to bag a winning start.
While Atletico Madrid haven't been in chaos like Barca, their season ended on a low note after defeat to RB Leipzig in the Champions League and there is a feeling that this could be a make or break season for Diego Simeone, whose negative tactics sometimes cost vital points.
Shanghai's best chance of the first half came in the 43rd minute as they were awarded a free-kick. But the shot from the Shanghai side's captain Giovanni Moreno was finger-tipped over the crossbar by Luneng goalkeeper Han Rongze.
Reigning champions Slovan Bratislava managed to overcome its biggest rival Trnava 2-0, and sit six points behind unbeaten Dunajska Streda with one game in hand.
In the Changzhou division, Kunshan FC beat Sichuan Jiuniu 2-0, Nantong Zhiyun pocketed three points after defeating Xinjiang Tianshan Leopard 2-0. Enditem