"We showed our character," Jiangsu coach Ding Tie said. "But after some young players substituted in, the level of our defense went down."
In the Chengdu division, Chengdu Better City edged off Beijing BSU 1-0 on Saturday to strengthen its leading position. Chengdu's midfielder Wang Xiaolong whacked a smart low shot into the net and gave Beijing BSU a two-game losing streak.
Shandong began to lose momentum after the interval, and Inner Mongolia scored many fast break points on turnovers. With a 30-point margin in hand before the last 10 minutes, Inner Mongolia met little challenge thereafter.
Mohamed Salah scored twice for Liverpool, but that was scant consolation as Liverpool became the first reigning champion to concede seven goals since 1953.
Napoli was banned from traveling by local health authorities, after Piotr Zielinski and Eljif Elmas tested positive for COVID-19.
"I wasn't experienced at all then, that was my first match on a big stadium like that, so I was pretty stressed," Swiatek said of her fourth-round loss to Halep last year.
Hao, former assistant coach and technical director of Luneng, will be the club's new head coach.
Both the Women's World Cup (November 8-10) and Men's World Cup (November 13-15) will be held in Weihai, east China's Shandong province, while the Finals will return to Zhengzhou, Henan after 2019 from November 19 to 22.
"It's been long ride definitely. Everything came to my mind when I had my whole family, people who I loved to help me through the tough, tough time," said Kvitova. "I was just playing in the Philippe Chatrier, it was such nice to win the match and to be in the quarterfinal."
Matthaeus encouraged Schalke not to give up as 31 rounds of matches still remain.
With five players on target, Atalanta enjoyed another convincing victory as the Dea crashed Cagliari 5-2.