Henan took the lead at the start before Shandong gradually controlled the pace of the match for a 19-11 advantage. Henan was unable to pick up the offense and lost the first set 25-15.
"We are a bit weak in the question of central defenders: with Gerard (Pique) and (Clement) Lenglet and (Ronald) Araujo, we are a bit short ... it is weak for the season that we are going to play," he admitted.
Vasco are now fifth in the standings with 18 points while Brangatino are 17th, seven points further back.
The match between Sinner and Goffin was the first match under the new roof on Court Philippe-Chatrier, as the first day of this year's French Open turned out to be a stormy one.
"We don't know if the coach will take part in the camp but his infection won't affect the plans of the team. Moreover, the coach is able to do some things virtually," added the PZPN's spokesperson. Enditem
Acheampong scored a goal in the 81st minute, but it was ruled out for offside.
Guangdong's Yu Hexin, who broke the national record in the men's 50m freestyle with a time of 21.79 seconds during the heats, was another one who failed to advance to the final due to the new rules on physical tests.
"If we don't have advantage on strength, we should be much more confident than our opponents, and showing a stronger will to win," he added.
Luneng will face Beijing Guoan in a two-legged knockout round next stage.
TOKYO, Sept. 28 (Xinhua) -- The route and schedule of the torch relay for the postponed Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games will remain as originally planned, the Tokyo 2020 organizers announced here on Monday.
Saturday's last game saw Danny Ings' fifth minute goal against one of his former clubs give Southampton their first win of the season with a 1-0 win away to Burnley.