Chelsea have been big movers this summer to give Frank Lampard a squad to challenge for the title.
Elsewhere, Mainz survived a scare against fourth division club Havelse and booked their berth for the next round.
Luneng's goalkeeper Wang Dalei made his debut this season after coming back from an injury while Evergrande's veteran Zheng Zhi also started in the middle of the park.
With the draw, Luneng and Shenhua remain third and fourth ranked on the table with 17 and 13 points respectively.
CAPE TOWN, Sept. 9 (Xinhua) -- South Africa's largest opposition party, the Democratic Alliance (DA) on Wednesday voiced disappointment over an "unfair" ruling on the country's Olympic champion Caster Semenya.
Hoeness indicated Bayern is ready to go the hard way and keep both performers, risking to lose them after this season without a transfer fee. Bayern is demanding 30 million euros for Thiago.
But the club from the south of Slovakia managed to beat the odds and scored three goals within six minutes in the second half despite being one man short, two of them by Zsolt Kalmar.
Ahead of the Bavarian's first league game of the season this Friday evening against the FC Schalke 04, its staffing plans have stalled.
The proposed new regulation are only applied to 400m, hurdle races and 800m, which Semenya dominates. Enditem
Williams had to come back from a set and a break down to storm to a 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 win against Bulgaria's Tsvetana Pironkova while Azarenka dropped just one game against 16th seed Elise Mertens of Belgium to seal a spot in the semifinals.
Flick demands a back-up for right-back Benjamin Pavard, a replacement for Thiago, and an additional winger after on-loan-Ivan Perisic has returned to Inter.