The only down side for the capital-based team was that Renato Augusto limped off with injury as the Brazilian was suspected of suffering a muscular problem.
Given the atmosphere currently surrounding the Camp Nou, Koeman needs to start with a win, because if not things are not going to get any easier. Enditem
The two sides fought hard in the first half, before the former overcame the scoreless drought in the 43rd minute as star player Alex Teixeira knocked in a rebound after his header was denied by goalkeeper Liu Weiguo.
In the 81st minute, Shijiazhuang wasted their best scoring opportunity to tie the match as Piao Shihao's close range open shot missed the target.
"Bryan Reynolds has flourished whenever he has gotten an opportunity," the club's president Dan Hunt said in a club statement. "He has a bright future and we're thrilled that he'll continue to grow with us at FC Dallas and at the national team level."
Instead of 2,100 fans, only a few hundred might go, while Sevilla is not expecting more than 500 followers.
The film will join "Vanguard," a Chinese action movie starring Jackie Chan, "Legend of Deification," an animation film revolving around Jiang Ziya, a mythological figure, and Chinese comedy feature "My People, My Homeland," for release during the upcoming eight-day National Day holiday.
The match was played behind closed doors at Bloomfield Stadium in Jaffa, the southern part of the coastal city of Tel Aviv-Jaffa.
"We gave up our own advantage in tactics, only to let Jiangsu play its way comfortably," said Shanghai head coach Wang Zhiteng.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- Uncapped Hertha Berlin forward Matheus Cunha has been drafted into Brazil's squad for their opening 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Bolivia and Peru, the Brazilian Football Confederation said on Friday.
The planned measures revealed that athletes will be advised not to take public transportation and to avoid contact with local citizens.