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.
It has a decent record against Real Madrid with two wins and a draw in their last three games, the last of those being a 2-1 victory in the Benito Villamarin stadium. Nabil Fekir is fit to start and will probably play alongside Borja Iglesias and Sergio Canales. Enditem
After Tianjin led 2-1 from the third set, both sides fought to tie at 26-26 which Jiangsu saved one match point to level at 2-2, before taking the decisive fifth set.
Villarreal's league campaign got off to a slow start with a 1-1 draw at home to Huesca a week ago and things looked to be going wrong again on Saturday when they fell behind to Eibar. However, Gerard Moreno levelled the score in the 62nd minute with an excellent goal that saw him turn on a sixpence before firing home and Paco Alcacer sealed the win with a calm finish when put clean through. In Moreno and Alcacer, new Villarreal coach Unai Emery knows he has players who are both capable of netting between 15-20 goals a season (Moreno scored 18 last season and was the top scoring Spaniard in La Liga) and the pair will give his side a lot of points as they look to qualify for the Champions League this campaign.
Both sides lost several chances to take a lead in the first half, when Hebei's forwards Buya Turay and Markao failed to score in succession in the eighth minute, and Tianjin's 21-year-old midfielder Liu Ruofan missed three times in a row.
In the 81st minute, Shijiazhuang wasted their best scoring opportunity to tie the match as Piao Shihao's close range open shot missed the target.
The three Asian leg tournaments now sit alongside the Denmark Open 2020 in October, in forming the conclusion to the new-look World Tour 2020 calendar. Earlier this month, BWF announced the postponement of the 2020 Thomas & Uber Cup finals to 2021 after a number of participating teams withdrew over the COVID-19 outbreak.
Crystal Palace's win at Old Trafford means they are one of five teams with six points from two games and they will face another team with a perfect start when Everton visit Selhurst Park on Saturday afternoon. The game sees the side with the best pass completion numbers in the Premier League (Everton 88.3 percent) against Palace, who have the worst a pass completion rate (56.4 percent), so it's probably fair to say we can expect a contrast in styles.
"I have no regrets of what I've done, whatever anyone else has said, that's up to them. I know my opinion of myself and my family knows exactly what I am, so that's all I'm worried about," he commented. Enditem
In Sunday's game, Pirlo started new arrivals Dejan Kulusevski and Weston McKennie, with talisman Cristiano Ronaldo leading the attacking line.
Yunnan made more errors in the second set, especially in serve and back court receiving, only to witness Beijing take the set again.