Meanwhile the arrival of the experienced Manuel Pellegrini at Betis promises the stability that has been missing at the club in recent seasons and that alone should improve a team that underperformed last time around.
Moreno equalized for Shenhua in the 81st minute with amazing prowess. The Columbia international dribbled shrugging off four defenders at the box before firing an angled shot past Han.
David Kimuli, a sports fan, told Xinhua in a recent interview that despite the little resources invested in sports, local athletes continue to prove that a lot more can be achieved if more is invested.
Luneng's goalkeeper Wang Dalei made his debut this season after coming back from an injury while Evergrande's veteran Zheng Zhi also started in the middle of the park.
The top flight club continued on the front foot but failed to put the result beyond doubt ahead of time, as Leonardo Bittencourt and Selke wasted promising opportunities.
Zhejiang then leveled again by a straight-set win in the women's singles, before Zheng Siwei/Huang Dongping took the decisive point for Qingdao after sweeping Dong Weijie/Lv Rouhao in just 15 minutes.
At the start of the second set, Azarenka broke again for a 2-0 lead, but from there Osaka fought back to break her opponent's serve twice and took a 4-3 lead.
Most Chinese internationals are expected to participate in the tournament with all the games to be played behind closed doors.
Saturday ends with newly-promoted Cadiz, who on Wednesday drew their last friendly of the summer 1-1 with Almeria, at home to Osasuna.
As the interval beckoned, Ever Bright had promising opportunities to test Zall's goalkeeper Dong Chunyu from a free-kick, but Cao Xuan's header flashed inches wide.
The Swiss Federal Tribunal on Tuesday decided not to overturn last year's ruling by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), which ordered Semenya to take medication to reduce her naturally occurring high testosterone levels before she could compete in events between 400 meters and 1,500 meters.