The game was played behind closed doors at the Menorah Mivtachim Arena in the coastal city of Tel Aviv.
The 18-year-old scored Barca's first two goals himself, before winning a penalty that was converted by Leo Messi and captured rave reviews in the press.
Monchengladbach sporting director Max Eberl called his club's group exciting "as we face Europe's top dogs." Leipzig coach Julian Nagelsmann might face the biggest challenge to repeat his side's semifinal performance last season, with key figures Timo Werner and Patrik Schick having left the club. Enditem
At the same time, after entering the relegation group, Guangzhou R&F will try to secure its next season's CSL ticket in the second session games.
Cherono will take on Ethiopians Birhanu Legese, holder of the third-fastest time of 2:02:48 in marathon history and Kinde Atanaw, the race defending champion and current record holder for the Valencian course in a race slated for December 6.
Mendilibar lost several key players, such as Fabio Orellana, Charles and Escalante over the summer, while Ivan Ramis retired, and so far adequate replacements haven't arrived leaving the squad weaker than the one which struggled last season.
Luo's compatriots Zhao Xintong, Xiao Guodong and Zhou Yuelong all have progressed into the second stage earlier.
Omar Al Soma (L) of Al Ahli Saudi FC vies with Abdullah Madu of Al Nassr during the AFC Champions League quarter-final match between Al Ahli Saudi FC and Al Nassr of Saudi Arabia at Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium in Doha, capital of Qatar, Sept. 30, 2020. Al Nassr won 2-0. (Photo by Nikku/Xinhua)
After a goalless first half, Evergrande broke the deadlock just three minutes after the break, as Ai Kesen's header took a deflection off Shan Pengfei's head to go beyond a helpless goalkeeper Xu Jiamin.
Real Madrid confirmed with a communique on their official website on Wednesday that the Belgian international has suffered "a muscle injury in his right leg."
The 26-man squad also featured 11 Mexico-based players and three representatives from US Major League Soccer clubs.