In the day's later fixture, Hellas Verona shared the spoils with Roma in a 0-0 draw, with both sides hitting the woodwork three times. Enditem
Chongqing broke the deadlock in the 57th minute with a low drive from Fernandinho after he got a wonderful pass from Kardec to make it 1-0.
The Slovak champions have been unceremoniously eliminated from the Champions League Qualifiers by forfeit after an outbreak of COVID-19 was confirmed in the team at the end of August and now the team from the capital city bids farewell to the second-tier Europa League Qualifiers after losing in a penalty shootout against the Finnish champions KuPS Kuopio.
Liu, who boasted a stellar playing career, was named WTT chief in June.
The deadlock was finally broken with eight minutes to go, when a corner was nodded onto the path of defender Khalilzadeh, who was well-positioned at the far post to control and finish into the bottom corner.
"Mr. Zahavi might be used to crazy things from other clubs, but Bayern is different. We are going to stick to our principles and won't change that in COVID-19 times."
The top four teams at the end of the qualifying tournament - in which teams play each other twice on a home-and-away basis - will automatically earn a World Cup berth. The fifth-ranked side will advance to a two-legged intercontinental playoff.
The first half of the fixture played in the north of Europe did not bring many scoring chances.
Abdou Diallo was sent off for a second yellow cards after 65 minutes and Juan Bernat limped off the pitch in the 85th minute, which forced Tuchel's side to have to play with nine men for the last 10 minutes.
"We surprised Al-Taawoun with our physical presence which gave us the upper hand," said Resan.
Oscar Emboaba Junior and Yu Hai made the season's Chinese Super League title contender lead 2-0 in the first half against Chongqing Lifan.