Dalian Pro and Guangzhou R&F are tied with 11 points, ranking sixth and seventh respectively with three games left in the Suzhou division before the match. Both sides need a victory to keep their hope alive of finishing among the top four.
Forward Deng Ziming had injected new energy for Shijiazhuang in the second half. Goalkeeper Deng Xiaofei was sent off in the 46th minute after receiving a second yellow card, and Zambian defender Stoppila Sunzu converted the penalty kick for Shijiazhuang to pull one back.
However, apart from pride and joy, other topics are seemingly keeping the Bavarian's coach Hansi Flick's mind busy. The 55-year-old is turning his thoughts to future challenges.
League leaders Saint-Etienne wasted a two-goal lead and missed out on a fourth straight win after drawing 2-2 at Nantes.
"These are strange moments, and it is difficult to accept, but you have to accept it," he insisted.
The "Bulls" staged a powerful start on home turf and pressed the "Nullfunfer" onto the back foot.
"Lyu had a couple of chances to beat me 3-0 and again to beat me 3-1, so he'll be disappointed there because he'll feel he lost it rather than I won it, but he gave me chances and all I can do is to pick up the pieces, which I did," Selby told the tournament's website.
Guangzhou regrouped after the interval and levelled in the 71st minute when Wu Chao slotted the ball into the net after collecting a pass from his teammate in the box.
Yet, the fourth set became Jiangsu's one-sided show again as Gong Xiangyu made six kills and one block.
Yunnan seemed defenseless toward Jiangsu's four national members lined-up in the first set, but Jiangsu suddenly lost steam in the second, gifting Yunnan a 5-3 lead from two severing faults.
DOHA, Sept. 23 (Xinhua) -- Esteghlal FC have cruised into the 2020 AFC Champions League Round of 16 with a comfortable 3-0 victory over Group A leader Al Ahli Saudi FC in matchday six on Wednesday.