SIPG promptly adjusted tactics to catch up in the second half but were still scoreless, only to see Brazilian forward Marcos Vinicius seal the result with a low drive for China Fortune in stoppage time.
Saba headed home in the 11th minute after receiving a right cross from Brazilian midfielder Renatinho, but Henan scored the equalizer in the 34th minute when Henrique Dourado converted a penalty won by Feng Boxuan.
"It was a tough match and we fought hard. It wasn't easy, it could be better in the future," Mbappe said. "The most important thing is the result."
Last season saw goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois show why Madrid signed him from Chelsea, while the defense of Sergio Ramos, Raphael Varane, Dani Carvajal and Ferland Mendy was the tightest in the league.
The fixture, if it goes ahead, will be the first outing for both teams this year. International matches in the North American, Central American and the Caribbean Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) have been suspended since March because of the global health crisis. Enditem
Loew needs to carry out his plans despite an upcoming season that has never been packed with games as much as the 2020/2021 one.
R&F regained the lead at 39 minutes while Saba tucked an unchallenged shot into net, and left back Ye Chugui slotted in R&F's third goal from Saba's assist four minutes later.
CHENGDU, Sept. 4 (Xinhua) -- Powerhouses Qingdao Renzhou and Ruichang Biyuan both clinched victories at Friday's China Badminton Super League, remaining in first and second place respectively.
"I'm happy for the mentality, the performance, the boys really played brilliantly," Mancini told Italian broadcaster Rai.
World number one Djokovic was stunningly disqualified after accidently hitting a line judge with a ball during his round of 16 clash with Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain.
Josip Brekalo managed to score an equalizer in the 56th minute, but Dayot Upamecano's header and Olivier Giroud's penalty secured the win for the hosts.