The signings of Callum Hudson-Odoi (Chelsea) Sergino Dest (Ajax) failed due to the Blues demand to implement a buying-obligation and Barcelona surpassing Bayern's 20 million offer.
"Xinjiang has more star players than us. We just have to relax and prepare for a fight. Nothing else," Ding added.
"But I take it as a very positive thing. I am playing quite well to win against a player like Stefano today with this score.
"We played a bit tight at the start as it was our first game, but we never gave up, and finally won the game," Li said.
After the second round, Shanghai overtook Wuhan to lead the championship group on four points.
Mohamed Salah scored twice for Liverpool, but that was scant consolation as Liverpool became the first reigning champion to concede seven goals since 1953.
There will be tension in Vitoria as Alaves looks to improve on a poor start that has brought just one point in four games under new coach Pablo Machin. They entertain Athletic Bilbao, who produced a dreadful display to lose 1-0 to a newly-promoted Cadiz side that played with nine men for almost 30 minutes on Thursday.
The South American zone 2022 World Cup qualifiers were scheduled to begin in late March before being suspended because of the global health crisis.
"We will see several unusual results not only in the Bundesliga but all over Europe. I think we are ahead of an exciting season," the 60-year-old predicted.
PARIS, Oct. 3 (Xinhua) -- China's Zhang Shuai ended the inspirational run of French teenager Clara Burel 7-6(2), 7-5 on Saturday to secure her career debut in the French Open round of 16.
His initial spell at the helm ended after the 1990 World Cup, however, Tabarez returned in 2006 and immediately turned the team's fortunes around.