It looked as if it was going to be a stroll for Liverpool, who were in total control and brought Thiago Alcantara on for his debut. The new signing from Bayern Munich was then guilty of a needless foul on Timo Werner to give Jorginho the chance to level from the spot, only for Allisson to save his tame spot kick.
China's national team player Gong Xiangyu notched up seven points to help Jiangsu take the first set.
Romania's Simona Halep, the winner of 2018 edition who arrives in Paris with her victory in the Italian Open this week, will seek for her third Grand Slam by facing Spain's Sara Sorribes Tormo. Enditem
Selby, 37, began the first stage by beating Fergal O'Brien 3-1 in the four-man group. Then the world number four defeated Brandon Sargeant with the same scoreline before drawing 2-2 with Chinese player Lyu Haotian in the last match.
As a result, the team decided to go on strike to express its solidarity with Szalai, who is highly respected among fans and staff.
Barca make their debut at Sunday's big game when they entertain an impressive looking Villarreal, and their strike trio of Paco Alcacer, Gerard Moreno and Take Kubo. All eyes will be on Ronald Koeman's league debut in charge of a side that no longer contains players such as Luis Suarez, Arturo Vidal or Ivan Rakitic.
Ibrahimovic had the chance to complete his hat-trick in the 63rd minute, but he ballooned the ball over the bar with the goalkeeper well beaten.
"It's good to try other events, but I haven't run an 800m event outside Kenya and I will be happy to register good times and compete against the events specialist," Cheruiyot told Xinhua.
Knowing that a two-goal margin win would secure their place in the Round of 16 alongside Al Ahli and ahead of Al Shorta, Esteghlal pressed hard from the outset and opened the scoring in the 29th minute when Mehdi Ghaedi, assisted by Farshid Esmaeili on the edge of the box, drilled a powerful drive that nestled into the bottom corner despite Al Owais' best efforts to save the shot.
"We gave up our own advantage in tactics, only to let Jiangsu play its way comfortably," said Shanghai head coach Wang Zhiteng.
Adrian scored his second and third in the 72nd minute and in stoppage time respectively, helping Chongqing to seal the victory.