Hours later, Jiangsu Suning regained the second place after playing out a 0-0 stalemate with Shanghai Shenhua.
There have been several instances of players challenging a Bundesliga club in such a manner in recent years. Ousmane Dembele and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang both went on strike to force Borussia Dortmund to allow their transfers to Barcelona and Arsenal respectively.
Players such as new arrival Gonzalo Paciencia are trying to spread optimism and are counting on football's unwritten laws.
"It's great to play and to be back with my teammates. I return with a victory and a goal, so I am happy. We are getting our feeling back, our way of playing," the 21-year-old Mbappe said after the match.
It is the 16th straight win for Duplantis, who set the world outdoor record of 6.15m in Rome last week and improved the world record to 6.18m on the World Indoor Tour in February. Enditem
The South American zone World Cup qualifiers were originally scheduled to begin in late March but were suspended because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Chengdu was the only side who had pocketed three wins consecutively in the first three rounds of the league.
MADRID, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- FC Barcelona striker Leo Messi on Friday launched a stinging criticism of the club's Board of Directors for their treatment of Luis Suarez.
Wang dominated the second set breaking Anderson in the fifth and seventh game. Enditem
He admitted that he believed in his ability to still contribute to the club, but added that "it was the past," and he admitted he had "expected" Koeman to say he no longer wanted him, "because it had already been said before."
Beating Shenzhen was the only way for Dalian to keep its Final Group A dreams alive with two rounds left in the first phase. But Morteza Pouraliganji's header from the penalty spot and a Harold Preciado strike saw Shenzhen take a 2-0 lead after 31 minutes.