Fujian kept straight wins until this loss to Shanghai. However, they are set to face more powerful opponents Tianjin and Jiangsu after this round.
Given that Valverde scored the opening goal, Jovic provoked a red card and Madrid took all three points, you could say the experiment was a success.
However, it added that Gremio are loath lose another regular goalscorer after the departure of Everton Soares to Benfica in August.
The Pole had a perfect season to score 55 goals in 47 matches, leading the Bavarians to win the treble of German Bundesliga, German Cup and UEFA Champions League. He was also top scorer in both the Bundesliga and the Champions League.
Rangnick has successfully worked in Gelsenkirchen twice in 2004 and 2011, and since then enjoys high respect among the club's supporters.
The other two German participants - RB Leipzig and Borussia Monchengladbach - have harder tasks in Groups F and B respectively.
JIANGMEN, China, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) -- Shanghai defeated Liaoning 3-0 (27-25, 25-14, 25-19) in the quarterfinals here on Wednesday, advancing into the last four at the Chinese Women's Volleyball Championship.
The 24-year-old Sherif, who ranks 172nd in the world, has become the first Egyptian woman to present at a Grand Slam main draw, while Pliskova, 27, is bidding for her first major title in her 33rd Grand Slam appearance.
GWM earlier told the Thai media that it aims to make Thailand its ASEAN (the Association of Southeast Asian Nations) production base for domestic sales and export of new energy vehicles and internal-combustion engine models.
Monday's first game saw Fulham outclassed at home by Aston Villa. The side that won promotion to the top-flight two seasons ago, outplayed the team that did the same last season with goals from Jack Grealish after four minutes, Conor Hourihane 11 minutes later and Tyrone Mings three minutes after the break.
It is the first time ever a side coached by Pep Guardiola has conceded five goals in a competitive match, while Vardy is the first player ever to score two hat-tricks against a side coached by the Catalan.