There was a hint that the ball could have brushed Jota's arm, but the goal was allowed to stand and Liverpool now have three wins from their first three games of the season.
Fernando opened the scoring for Guoan in the 17th minute, as he sent Zhang Yuning's pinpoint through ball into the top-left corner.
The 18-year-old opened the scoring in the 15th minute with a first-time finish with the inside of his foot after Jordi Alba's pullback from Clement Lenglet's pass.
Beijing's Qi Yu stepped up by contributing a game-high 19 points, including seven in the opening period.
Messi was in the headlines on Wednesday after an interview in which he apologized to Barca fans for requesting to leave the club over the summer saying he "accepted" his "error" in an attempt to bring some further calm after a difficult few months at the club.
SAO PAULO, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- A Brazilian labor court ordered a national Serie A match between Palmeiras and Flamengo to proceed on Sunday, overturning an earlier decision to suspend the fixture because of a coronavirus outbreak at the Rio de Janeiro club.
Also on Thursday, Shandong dominated from start to end en route to a 101-51 rout of Daqing. Enditem
The swimmers' performances at the championships will act as an important reference for their qualification for next year's Tokyo Olympic Games. Enditem
Registered runners will now have the choice to defer their registration into next year's event or receive a refund of their entry fee.
Failing to do the job could mean that 43-year-old board member Salihamidzic has not only upset coach Flick but could be in danger of coming under fire from Bayern's club leaders like Karl-Heinz Rummenigge and Oliver Kahn. Enditem
QINGDAO, China, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) -- Zhang Yufei, who broke the Asian record in the women's 100m butterfly in the preliminary heat on Tuesday, captured gold in the final at the Chinese national swimming championships here on Wednesday.