Tang Miao shot the opener in the 42nd minute for Chengdu and his teammate Wu Guichao slotted home with a curled volley in the 79th minute, sealing the game against Inner Mongolia 2-0.
More setbacks could well affect the entire season and increase the pressure on coach Lucien Favre at an early stage.
BERLIN, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) -- Struggling Schalke 04 is pinning its hopes on the shoulders of a coaching duo to lead the club out of a massive crisis.
In the Changzhou division, 10-man Changchun Yatai came from behind to beat Sichuan Jiuniu 3-1.
Fujian kept straight wins until this loss to Shanghai. However, they are set to face more powerful opponents Tianjin and Jiangsu after this round.
Other games on Thursday see Athletic Club at home to Cadiz, while Sevilla entertain Levante in the Sanchez Pizjuan Stadium. Enditem
Monday's first game saw Fulham outclassed at home by Aston Villa. The side that won promotion to the top-flight two seasons ago, outplayed the team that did the same last season with goals from Jack Grealish after four minutes, Conor Hourihane 11 minutes later and Tyrone Mings three minutes after the break.
Ghana's Minister for Youth and Sports Isaac Asiamah and officials of the Ghana Football Association joined mourners and families to bid farewell to the young footballers in Offinso.
Baum faces a big challenge at Schalke, who are on a run of 18 winless games since January 2020. The new Bundesliga season began with a heavy 8-0 defeat to Bayern Munich, followed by an uninspiring 3-1 loss to Werder Bremen, leaving Schalke with zero points and in last place in the table.
After the first defeat following 32 games without a loss, Robert Lewandowski's comment might draw the current picture of the 2020 treble winners' situation.
Former Augsburg head coach Baum has signed a two-year deal with Schalke, which will keep him in Gelsenkirchen until June 2022.